Her subsequently messy foray back into the dating scene — with the help of her brother, the wonderfully cynical Tommy Dewey — are cringe-worthy in a frustratingly relatable way.When you get right down to it, we pretty much watch TV for one reason: to keep us company.Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.From the standpoint of anthropology and sociology, dating is linked with other institutions such as marriage and the family which have also been changing rapidly and which have been subject to many forces, including advances in technology and medicine.
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.
"I knew I would get bored just playing the same thing all the time, and this is like the ideal situation.
It's like being in the best relationship -- but it's an open relationship!
You can always use the standard disclaimer about listings “subject to change.” It really would be helpful.
I realize that some of these shows are about auctions, restorations and storage-unit sales, but they still are interesting and, I’m sure, would be of interest to some of your readers. Jan Spigler, via e-mail ‘Tiques On The Tube – Antiques Reality TV Shows AMERICAN PICKERS, HISTORY, Mondays 9p/8c AMERICAN RESTORATION, HISTORY, Fridays 10p/9c ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS, Mondays 8p/7c ANTIQUES ROADSHOW UK, BBC, day varies 11 p.m.