This Week’s Metro Column…

photo from nymag.com

photo from nymag.com

… can be found here.

[H]ere’s how I interpret Comcast’s “no comment” approach to NBC’s Leno/O’Brien Diss Off: “This is what we’re loading up the Roberts’ Brinks Trucks for? Can we at least discuss backing out? Christ, even Carson’s old show is a mess, what’ll USA Network be like?!” To me, a former NBC exec hypothesizing that being purchased by a cable company is “the way out” for America’s one-time beacon of broadcasting excellence means the ponies will stop delivering telegrams very, very soon.

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