I hate to say ‘I told you so’… but, well, I did tell you so!

A couple of years ago I wrote a post here at Remote Patrolled centered around CBS and what I perceived as an attitude of complacency at the network.

At the time CBS was riding high on huge ratings and was by far the number one network on TV. Sure they had some issues in the 18-49 demo, but who cares when you pull in the number of viewers that would make other networks wince. At the time the CBS slate was stuffed full – as always – with procedurals and comedies, while long running shows such as NCIS, Survivor, Two And A Half Men and CSI just kept chugging along. I argued in my piece that CBS needed to innovate more and try some fresh ideas – or else they’d be facing some serious problems down the line.

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