August 10th, 2015 10:17 EST
Caitlyn Jenner's 'I Am Cait' a Wretched Unwatchable Disaster!
"Ratings for the new reality TV series about Bruce Jenner`s life as a transgender woman have plummeted in the show`s second week.
The sophomore episode of E!`s I Am Cait drew just 1.292 million viewers, down roughly half from the 2.732 million who tuned in to the show`s premiere per live plus same-day viewers, reports ratings tracker TV By the Numbers.
The numbers were even worse in the key demo; the second episode drew a paltry 0.6 in the all-important 18-49 demo, down from a solid 1.6 for last week`s series premiere."
Critics lavished praise on I Am Cait, they predicted that the docu-reality series would educate and inform the general public on the issues facing the transgender community.
But now viewers have rendered their verdict, and it turns out they want to be entertained, not educated, informed or indoctrinated.
They turned out in semi-respectable numbers for the premiere episode, but ratings have plummeted for the sophomore episode. Everybody wants to see a freak, but what does a freak do for an encore? At one time carnivals and circuses, with their side-shows, were the most popular form of entertainment. Marks would pay two bits to see the circus freak, but nobody ever got in line twice to see the freak.
Not even the occasional cameo by Kim Kardashian or Kanye can save this turkey, the E! Network will lose millions. Caitlyn doesn`t have the charisma or star power to carry any type of program by herself, tens of thousands in plastic surgery and designer wardrobes can`t change the immutable fact that Bruce Jenner is the most boring white guy in the history of television.
Watching Bruce Jenner do his grotesque caricature of a woman is the antithesis of "Must See TV. "
The most hyped reality series in history is deservedly the biggest bomb in ratings history. Watch if you must I Am Cait out of respect for the transgender community, but don`t expect to be entertained.