The Pros, Cons of Losing Fox
Sure, you might miss Glee, but will you really miss Family Guy?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2009 11:54 AM CST
In this April 6, 2008 file photo, Randy Jackson, left, Paula Abdul, center, and Simon Cowell are seen on stage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

(Newser) – Brian Moylan isn’t sure how to feel about the possibility of Fox channels going dark after tonight's midnight deadline with Time Warner: No more mocking of American Idol is a bummer, but life with no more nip/tuck? That’s a bonus for him. He lists the other pros and cons, on Gawker:

  • Pro: No more Family Guy.
  • Con: No more Glee? Say it ain’t so!

  • Pro: No need to learn about Fuel, which “sounds like a shitty rip off of Red Bull rather than a cable channel.”
  • Con: But “what if the next Jersey Shore is on Fuel? Oh man, we gotta get Fuel.”
  • Pro: No more stupid reality shows!
  • Con: The CW’s angsty teen dramas will be there to fill the void.
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