This Article Rated BBA (Baby Boomers Alert)
Baby Boomers, as of this posting NBC's The Blacklist starring James Spader is the top rated network television drama. Don't destroy it by letting any entity, human or digital, know you are viewing this highly acclaimed program.
Only watch The Blacklist on a TV, computer or mobile device owned and registered to someone 18-49 years of age.
WHY, YOU ASK? I'LL TELL YOU!
BOOMERS ARE TV RATINGS POISON!
But don't take my word for it. Examine NBC's history.
A couple of years back NBC cancelled its highest rated dramatic program Harry's Law.
In your Boomer naivete you might wonder why a network would cancel a show that received the highest viewership of its entire line-up. I did at the time. As an Empowerment Life Coach, always seeking knowledge and insight, I researched and found the answer. Permit me to be blunt.
BOOMERS, YOUR TV VIEWING IS NOT COVETED!
Harry's Law was axed because there were too many ancient souls like you and I enjoying it. Advertisers don't like us. We're over 50. Their hearts only go pitter patter when 18-49-year-old's watch shows they sponsor.
So please, take your tired old body with its creaky bones and visit your children or grandchildren and watch The Blacklist on their device, as long as they are over 18. If nothing else, it might be the only opportunity for face rather than text time with your loved ones. :)
Don't be responsible for the cancellation of The Blacklist.
Perhaps now is the time to be stoic, build that raft, launch it in the ocean and drift off into the sunset.
But wait, here's an alternative thought. Take Action.
Join the BBTVAC (Baby Boomers TV Action Coalition.) Watch as many reality TV shows as you can stomach! Give them the high viewership that will guarantee they'll be on the chopping block.
OH MY GOSH! JAMES SPADER IS A BABY BOOMER.
Jimmy, you are one of my favorite actors, so I beseech you not to watch your show. You are too old. You'll contribute to the cancellation of The Blacklist, and be out of work. Don't engage in self destructive behavior.
Boomers, I thank you, and NBC and its parent company General Electric thanks you on behalf of its stockholders.* (*Disclosure. This blogger does not currently hold a position in G.E.)
If you are like me, you're tired of hearing the litany of complaints about Baby Boomers.
Let's give no one an excuse to slander us anymore. Give back to society. Quietly walk off into the sunset. Ignore The Blacklist, thereby helping it run for enough seasons to go into syndication. Join together and use our might to ensure the continued production of quality TV programming for 18-49 year old's. They are the future! I thank you.
PS: On the other hand, we are about 76 million strong. We have power! We can use our numbers to create positive change, keep the economy chugging and help those in need. Let's harness our combined muscle to question, probe, innovate and contribute to America's continuing evolution as the world leader in democracy, freedom and humanity.
We are Boomers -- Hear us Roar!