The Metropolis

The best show on US telly will be shown here tonight - and no one will watch

Darren Atwater | Tuesday 10 April, 2012 14:14

The best show on US television right now is Community, a comedy about eight adults enrolled in a third-tier university. It’s subtle, slow-burning, meta, and self-aware and consistently under threat of cancellation.

Now, British broadcasters have always been unsure how to schedule the best US programmes, look at BBC scheduling of Mad Men at 11pm on BBC 4. (The worst —Two & A Half Men, Friends, The A Team are scheduled so they are impossible to miss.)

But , at 10:30 pm tonight on Sony TV, Community‘s scheduling really takes the piss. What in hell is Sony TV?

Sony TV, it seems, is a channel on Sky and Virgin owned by the Sony concern. It’s very name helps explains Sony’s current dire straights. How do the brainiacs run the channel expect people to google it?

If you can get Sky 157 or Virgin 193, give Community a try. If they get an sort of decent numbers, maybe they’ll finally bring in Parks & Recreation and Breaking Bad,

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