Simple-money. Networks are all about low risk and high return. They want a show that will attract their audience and attract advertisers. They are in the business to invest and make money. It’s just business.
Anyone who has a true passion for something usually can pinpoint when that started for him or her. For me, it began when I was a young boy, watching the sole black and white TV in our house, complete with rabbit ears for reception control and a mere three or four channels. My Dad worked long hours and my Mom discovered frozen TV dinners. I used to love eating those things,