Sunday, June 5, 2016

Who's responsible for the 60's Stupidity of Shows Like The Beverly Hillbillies, The Munster's and Gilligan's Island?

No One Has Ever Lowered Television's Bar More Than James T. Aubrey Of CBS

James T. Aubrey brought television to a new low and made millions doing it for CBS from 1959-1965



If you were a child of the 70s, you remember that Bucky Dent's good looks and MVP performance in the 1978 World Series elevated the Yankee shortstop to national sex symbol status. Of course, Hollywood sought to capitalize and cast Dent in The Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders. An obvious abomination, the TV movie quickly passed into history. But this embarrassing overreach to cash in came from the last hoorah of a man who understood America's insatiable appetite for stupidity, and his dizzying success launched this President of CBS to the pinnacle of network television.

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