Nobody doubts my partisanship, but a lot of the activity is nonpartisan.
At great, great remove sit the head of General Electric, the head of News Corp, the head of Viacom, or the head of this giant international corporation that wants these ratings.
We got ratings. It isn't that they won't quarrel with you, or say you're always right. But as long as you stay strong and the ratings are good and you're reasonable - I don't think we fought unreasonably. We basically won that right.
In the area we're discussing, leadership begins on Madison Avenue, on the desks and in the offices of people who spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying what will get them ratings.
Life goes on pretty much the same way. I've been working on a couple of films on the side. You may see some more. You may even see another television show.
When we went on the air, I didn't want to be interrupted for an act-one curtain.