Quick Takes

Sep 22, 2003  •  Post A Comment

“Is it fair that small countries with limited means compete in the same Olympics as the United States and Russia? Of course. But it takes an amazing degree of resourcefulness for the little guy to make it to the playing field.”

Eric Black, creative director, Pie Town Productions

“Yes. The viewer doesn’t care. A fan of `The Sopranos’ or `The West Wing’ is not necessarily a fan of HBO or NBC. We are in the TiVo era, where the show is everything and the outlet hardly matters at all. Aficionados know that it isn’t a level playing field; but the vast audience couldn’t care less. Quality TV, so rare for the fan to find, should be rewarded no matter where it comes from.”

Sam Rubin, entertainment reporter,

“KTLA Morning News,” Los Angeles