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“Longmire” Cancellation Places Spotlight on Age Bias

Who Are You Calling “Old?!” by G G Collins     (Copyright 2014) Who knew that a cancelled show could cause such uproar? That’s just what has happened. A&E thoughtlessly canceled “Longmire,” their top-rated scripted drama because its audience was deemed too “old.” Viewers of all ages are Tweeting their disgust in large numbers. Some … Continue reading

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Longmire Cancelled: A&E Doesn’t Like Anyone Older Than 49?

Hey A&E, Are We Talking Ageism? by G G Collins     (Copyright 2014) There’s been discussion in the media as to why Longmire, the #1 scripted drama on A&E, was cancelled. After all that’s been said, it appears the A&E cable network just doesn’t like anyone older than 49. Well gosh, that kind of smarts. … Continue reading

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TV Review: Longmire

Why I Like Longmire: Small town rural living doesn’t appeal to everyone, but that is no excuse to miss Longmire. It’s a grownup story with realistic people solving problems, in addition to being a contemporary crime drama.  For the many who appreciate good story-telling and believable characters, Longmire fills a need in a television schedule awash in “reality” and … Continue reading