Now, the country seems to be in a constant state of anger and sadness, tempered by a movement toward inclusion and somewhat less self-indulgence (social media and personal devices notwithstanding). And this season, both shows are poised for major revivals. Both seem to be aiming for the same audience - at least the similarly colored and lettered designs of their logos. Red, white and blue and as "American" as apple pie...
How successful they will be remains to be seen, especially since patriotism is on the wane and we are all sick of the fighting. Still, I think it is notable that these two classics are hitting the boards at the same time, and with similar ad campaigns.
Next week: a look at another mini trend that is shaping up this season. I'll give you a hint: curiosity abounds!