With Thanksgiving, the holidays have begun in earnest, ushering in an uneasy season of guilt borne partly of over-consumption: too much shopping, too much pie (if such a thing even exists), and too much entertainment.
It’s difficult to overstate how bloated television gets from Turkey Day onward. On top of the Macy’s Day Parade, broadcast networks are serving up the obligatory Thanksgiving specials, all-day football, 12-hour marathons of NCIS and House, Sleepless in Seattle re-runs ad nauseam, the all-you-can-watch episodes of Pitbulls and Parolees that no one asked for …
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