Proving once again that American’s may not in fact be smarter than the average fifth grader, FOX’s THE MOMENT OF TRUTH was the most popular new show of the 2007-2008 season.
According to TV Decoder, boosted by its AMERICAN IDOL lead-in, THE MOMENT OF TRUTH averaged 14.6 million viewers. With the next most popular new scripted show of the season being ABC’s SAMANTHA WHO with 11.8 million viewers.
Which begs the obvious question — what’s sadder?
That amidst all the original and entertaining new shows that last season had to offer [including CHUCK, ELI STONE, PUSHING DAISIES and TERMINATOR: TSCC] America elected to watch people publicly humiliate themselves and tear their families apart for cash.
Or the fact that news like this is no longer surprising.