“Coming Up On…” has to be one of the most irritating phrases in reality television.
Yes. Let’s waste thirty seconds showing highlights from a scene we are about to see. Program developers are so afraid that our tv-dope-sick mind will wander to another station that they will do anything to keep us watching.
Please. We are not idiots. We get it. A climax every six minutes followed by a commercial. Oh. Wait. The commercial is the climax.
We love TV. We’re addicted. We’re watching your show. Quit fucking with us!