Do you watch television like it’s a part-time job? Then, like me, your DVR is probably chock-full of shows like Parks & Recreation, Modern Family, New Girl, The League, Covert Affairs, No Reservations, and RHO__ Reunions (don’t judge). However, unlike me, you probably don’t make active TV watching a perfectionist endeavor. “What does this mean, Albert?” Glad you asked.
This means watching every show with an undivided attention, rewinding segments several times with Closed Captioning on to catch every under-the-breath quip. Yes, watching TV with me is exhausting, and in the world of cord-cutters and Roku boxes, I’m reading dialogue on my HDTV like the grandpa from Up.
And I am just as hard of hearing.
So it was a bit of a surprise this summer to see a mysterious logo appear at the beginning of many of my favorite primetime shows: