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An open letter to NBC re: 'Undateable'
An open letter to NBC re: 'Undateable'

Dear NBC: There was a time when debuting a terrible show during the summer months wasn't just OK, it was common practice. Indeed, summer burn off was so prevalent that your very own sister network, USA, made a name for itself simply by running good original shows during the three months everyone else was dedicating to reruns and midseason rejects. But those days have passed, NBC, as you well know. Dozens of new shows debut in June alone, many with big-name writers, directors and actors; on Friday, you yourselves will premiere "Crossbones," a series so premium it stars Mr. John Malkovich. So how then do you explain the presence of "Undateable," which premieres...

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