12/02/2003 Add a comment

ABC will be working with an ad agency to develop new sitcoms targeted at a wide audience, reports Zap2It. They're thrilled at this new way to enhance their business model, complete with ad-agency-driven sitcoms and product placements. I can just imagine it--on next week's episode, little Susie is inspired by Beyonce Knowles to switch from Coke to Pepsi. Don't miss the episode where the family learns about love and forgiveness while trapped in their local TARGET store overnight! And be sure to tape the soon-to-be-classic episode where Bobby crashes his old car trying to save his dog, only to be rewarded by a brand new FORD in his driveway!

And the networks wonder why their ratings are falling and they haven't had a breakout hit this fall? Gretchen