Quotations About
television

Annie Hall: It’s so clean out here.
Alvy Singer: That’s because they don’t throw their garbage away, they turn it into television shows.

Regarding California.

Television is chewing gum for the eyes.

Attributed, unsourced

J.J.: My point is, at the moment, Casey has less on-air charm and charisma than my high school driving instructor, and you know it, Dan. Now I think the time has come for you to think about the possibility of another partner.
Dan: I’m not going to do the show with your high school driving instructor, J.J., if that’s what you’re asking me.

Pilot (season 1, episode 1)
Posted in: Sports Night

Spike: Passions is on! Timmy’s down the bloody well, and if you make me miss it I’ll…
Giles: You’ll do what? Lick me to death?

Aaron: I just risked my life for a network that tests my face with focus groups. I don’t feel good.

Posted in: Broadcast News