Satellite radio is great because it has so many stations to choose from. But each of those stations is narrowly focused and intended for people who might be listening in their car for an hour or so -- not people sitting in an office all day.
Is it really that hard to write a female character who is brilliant at her job but mentally sound? And if you need to make her interesting is it too much to ask that you simply write a back-story for her?
Featuring a character on the autism spectrum on a TV show is hardly a new phenomenon, but it does seem to be more prevalent in pop culture lately. Is it a sign of society's efforts to embrace and personify a disorder that has become more and more prevalent?