Monday, July 6, 2015

'Storage Wars: Texas': 4.1M casualties

Apparently everything really is bigger in Texas.

'Storage Wars: Texas': 4.1M casualties

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Apparently everything really is bigger in Texas.


In yet another sign that Americans are way, way too fascinated by other people’s stuff, the Tuesday night premiere of A&E’s “Storage Wars: Texas” was the once-highbrow network’s most-watched original series launch ever, with 4.1 million viewers.


You could, of course, argue the definition of “original” here, given that the show’s apparently a spinoff of the network’s most popular series, “Storage Wars,” which follows the fortunes of people who bid on the stuff in storage lockers left by people who’ve stopped paying rent.


Me, I’m just waiting for the inevitable mashup between “Storage Wars” and that other A&E classic, “Hoarders.”

Daily News TV Critic
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