Or, to use another metaphor, TV is like driving past an awful car accident-- you just have to look.
And to help you look into the 30fps horror of it all, here is futon_critic. It's news items about the TV biz. Some of it will be about your favorite shows being renewed, cancelled, awarded, etc., and some of it will be breathtakingly inane.
Some recent stories, as a sample:
☛ Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: Sci Fi's 'Battlestar Galactica'
☛ Kiefer Sutherland, Natalie Portman, Michael Imperioli, Joe Pantoliano, Joe Mantegna, The White Stripes, Dr. Phil Mcgraw, Fran Drescher, Richard Lewis, Jon Lovitz, Betty White, Harry Hamlin and Eric Idle are among guest voices next season on "The Simpsons"
☛ John Walsh and "America's Most Wanted" to broadcast from the White House for signing of sex offender legislation that will change the landscape of victim protection, Saturday, July 29, on Fox
☛ Tina Fey announces on The Tonight Show she will not return to Saturday Night Live's 'weekend Update' in the fall
☛ 'Grey's Anatomy' Goes to Lifetime Television