It's their broadcast in the final analysis, ... I've always taken the position it's our job to make the program as attractive to the audience as we could possibly make it, but there are limits. You don't bring on dancing girls.
All networks are trying to focus on particular segments of audiences. The emphasis on especially youthful demographics is such that news divisions more and more are focusing on not necessarily less serious stories but they're staying away from some of the more serious stories that Tom and I have tried to specialize in. That is not a restriction we're going to face at Discovery.
[Jennings, a high school dropout known for his handsome face and urbane delivery on World News Tonight , was always] self-conscious about his good looks and his lack of education, ... He spent his adult life soaking up knowledge.