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April 04, 2007

Where's our art direction idol?


How is it possible that the number one TV show in the known universe continues to get away with having the cheesiest, most horrific  graphic design and motion graphics known to man? Seriously.

Come on Bill and Kyle. Can't you and your tasteful compatriots do something about this?


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I've always thought that Simon was being used as the male prototype for the sequence. This is exacerbated by the Christ-like pose at the end. Can anyone back me up on this?

Ben! Sorry...should have linked you in the challenge as well.

To your comment, funny that you mention that because I've always felt that way, too.

I'm not surprised that the number one show has terrible graphics - just look at Wal-Mart. This is what I call "The MySpace effect"

The better question is "how is American Idol the #1 television show in the known universe???"

And I'm sure Simone wouldn't mind the Christ comparison. Although he'd probably want to one higher.

I actually prefer the simple sets in the early auditions. Basically, it's middle school play light. A curtain, a logo and a dream.

You're as wrong about their graphics not being appropriate for this Shite-luving Sanjaya fest , as you are CPB's work for Miller.

I didn't say American Idol deserved better. But there has to be someone with taste at FOX saying, "Jesus, this sucks."

The graphics have improved over the years, but they've always had that mid-90's corny techno video thing going on.

Not that I've watched American Idol for years or seen any corny techno videos.

Nope, not me.

"Jesus, this sucks." is obviously not in the vocabulary at FOX. Idol is just the tip of the iceberg.

It doesn't deserve better graphics, the graphics are the appropriate level of quality to the programming.

Oh come on, Pat. Fox is all about quality programming. Case in point:"My Big, Fat Obnoxious Fiance." Seriously why didn't that win an Emmy?

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