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Poll Results: Would you watch "Mod Men" if it was an actual TV show?

 
  • 73% (14)
    Yes
  • 26% (5)
    No
19 Total Votes  
post #11 of 26
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Originally Posted by MadFusionMedia View Post
I think a good model for a MOD MEN TV show would be akin to something you see on PowerBlock TV - shows that are basically hosted by car guys with none of the petty drama, but lots of pretty cool projects to watch. I don't think these shows are rating juggernauts and they're not prime time material, but there's still a place for them.

Or something like Mythbusters, which is more irreverent and comedic, but still good viewing. And we all know the MOD MEN have a sense of humor!

Of course none of that addresses the perceived "niche-ness" of the demographic, but the reality may pleasantly surprise.

Anyway, a purely online format may indeed be the best place for this show and that would totally be fine by me...
You know what, you mention that and I do see them being a blend of the car guys + Mythbusters.

I would love to see some "I wonder what would happen if I did this... yeah that didn't work. "
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I'm not wired to do reality drama. We can easily branch out our content to more basic PC building, Game Consoles, and Apple products to widen our audience. Our goal right now is to make the web series popular, so we have more leverage in pitching to the networks... and you guys have been awesome with your support, Thank you! ...We would be happy if Mod Men got picked up by PBS!

Great thread and Thank you for bringing up the topic Semper Fidelis!
post #13 of 26
While I'm not opposed to the idea I think whatever network would pick them up would turn the show into what they want. Save PBS for example, Drama all too often becomes a staple for the typical DIY/builder shows and really ruins what it's about just to satisfy it's main demographic.
    
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post #14 of 26
Anyone see the second episode? Good stuff!

I really want that Zotac board but just can't get one with missing resources.
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post #15 of 26
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post #16 of 26
I would not worry about advertisements and "making it popular". Quality will take care of that, just keep it at a high level. Best of luck!

But to answer the original question:
I do not watch much tv. If I would saw something like this randomly, I would not switch away.
post #17 of 26
I'd watch it every time if its televised! Tech shows seem to be very slim- especially computer related. It being on PBS would be even better Viewable to those who dont have cable (like me).

If shows are as top quality as the products manufactured by you guys, would be A+ show. I think it would be really great to see it inform people on how to work on a computer, etc.
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post #18 of 26
Would I watch something like this? Yes. Problem is exactly what you said: strict demographics. The idea would be too hard to sell. I think a web show works, but putting it on cable TV would be too difficult.
post #19 of 26
Your asking a bunch of computer guys if they would watch a tv show about computers. Everyone is going to say yes. Go ask this in a bodybuilding forum and tell us the results.
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post #20 of 26
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Originally Posted by cl04k3d View Post
Your asking a bunch of computer guys if they would watch a tv show about computers. Everyone is going to say yes. Go ask this in a bodybuilding forum and tell us the results.
By the look of the poll 4 people said no.

I am not asking if a computer buff would watch a computer related show, but would they watch it after it was dumbed down for the general public and filled with all the drama/action that most TV shows need today to survive America's short attention span.
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