In the news: Economic woes seep into primetime

From Edward Wyatt of the New York Times (Flashpoint co-creator Mark Ellis is quoted):

  • Times Are Tough on Wall Street and Wisteria Lane
    “It never hurts when there is a convenient villain, of course, and television writers have found plenty of them in the current crisis. On Flashpoint the mortgage company chief is described by one of his foreclosed-upon victims as ‘a guy who’s got four houses already who booked a five-star Caribbean resort with his buddies to brainstorm how to make the most of these troubled times.'” Read more.