Friday, February 25, 2005

Not Quite 'All'

There's a new article on the CBC website which says

All eyes are on Hollywood this weekend, as it prepares to roll out the red carpet for the annual Academy Awards gala to be broadcast around the world Sunday.

Who wrote this? And are they sure about the 'all eyes' bit?

No offense intended, but if I can't find anything better to do than watch the Oscars, it's time to plant me.

And clearly I'm not alone in this. The article mentions changes being made in the length and format of the awards show, and even suggests that

The changes are seen as an attempt by the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to boost ratings for the annual awards broadcast, which has seen sagging viewership in recent years.

Oh well ... Maybe it's time to plant quite a few of us.