Actually, I take that back, sometimes they do show nice stories, but the stories are about such trivial and meaningless things that they come across more like a platitude. "Okay, so we just bombarded you with 1.5 hours of horrendous suffering and debauchery, but here is a story about how a girl rescued a bunch of bunnies from a storm drain. All is well that ends well right? "
I went to a conference in October that was about globalization, but there was a woman there talking about the salacious tendencies of the modern media. She said that most agencies who make attempts to sell stories of virtue end up running into financial difficulties. So, I guess they are just giving people what they want?