Have DVR and Hulu Made Sitcoms Funnier?

The wags over at Splitsider have a take on how streaming video and DVR have actually served to make TV shows funnier. Or maybe more accurately, to give funny sitcoms a better chance of survival: » 7/08/11 12:40pm 7/08/11 12:40pm

Time Warner Tests DVR-Like "Start Over" Service in San Antonio

Time Warner picked San Antonio as another test market for its "Start Over" service, a free upgrade to its network that lets viewers use an existing digital cable box to rewind and pause programs. It amounts to a crippled network DVR—not letting you fast-forward, which would let you skip commercials. This San Antonio… » 10/23/06 4:45pm 10/23/06 4:45pm