Nikki Finke has an interesting article up about a possible shake up over at ABC, both at the alphabet network and at the Studio. Will this affect REAPER? Well one of two things is going to happen:
1. Steve will wait until the REAPER deal is done.
2. Steve will make the changes and REAPER will have to overcome the shake ups to get picked up.
I’m going with number 1 from the people I’ve talked to. Nikki’s article does have some merit, but we’re talking about Steve McPherson who is known to make bipolar disorder people like Ted Turner look stable. That means it could go either way.
REAPER fans need to keep bugging Tribune and Sinclair Broadcasting Group. I suggest creating mini-petitions of people who live in the major areas of those stations. Have them include addresses and AGE. Also make sure they’re in the 18-49 demo. If you can get a major advertiser to show interest in one of those areas, contact them.
Don’t spam them, don’t send things to their offices they don’t need. Don’t make a silly donation to the Catholic Church (you know to fight Satan) and try and get their attention that way. Just be polite, send a letter/email and if you can petitions from local viewers.