Thanks for your reply. You are right about the roles of the viewing public and/or the commissioners (whoever they may be) in this area. I was considering more along the substitution of American slapstick comedy for British sardonic humour. The former does give more laughs but it is the latter that keeps the shows going, week after week.

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