If you've been driving around the Piedmont Triad and seen these signs you may wonder what in the world they are all about. I'm here to tell you. I'm going to spill the beans. I'm going to break the silence. I can do that because they are the competition and I don't answer to them. Of course anything I say will be purely speculation but it's fun to talk right?
The pricey billboards aren't the only gag in this heavy ad campaign wrapped seemingly around ONE story that's supposed to get viewers to watch for the whole month. On WFMY you can see promos during primetime shows that may get lots of viewers that we all know don't watch that channel for news. (I'm smiling now)
The thing is, a lot of times the promo department really goes the extra mile to sell potential viewers on these stories and then the story airs and it's such a let down. That's a good thing when it's the competition. It's never happened to me. (bull$H!#!!!) I digress.
It's just unusual to have so much hype around ONE story. I mean, billboards, vague promos promising answers and warning that "Viewer Discretion is Advised!"
It's the only story I've heard they're doing for the whole month of November. Hell I'm working on 7!
Of course, they've done a good job, they got my attention and I'll probably watch, or at least DVR it. I would advise you to do the same, but I can't, my bosses wouldn't like that. (But if you can keep a secret I'll tell you this...you can watch it if you'd like if you don't participate in this cult activity because if you don't you don't count.)(smiling again)
If you don't feel like watching it and want to know what it is right now keep reading. Here's what I think.
After using my DVR to save them, my $300 (not so)fancy cam to play them and my (sort of)high tech(but not like CSI) computer to and view the latest vague, dark video, audio mutilated promo forward and backwards and with the latest and greatest (or not) digital enhancements I have dicerned the following...
Well nothing really because I didn't really do any of that.
I watched the promo twice and thought about what I saw and heard and I think they are going to pull a cheesy knock off of the highly popular "To Catch a Predator".
They will have "Johns" coming to Apartment X thinking they are going to meet a young teeny bopper and instead it will be a room full of TV cameras and stiff haired talent.
That's what I think. If I'm wrong I'm pitching it for February.
I think we'll call it "You Can't keep Secrets with Apartment Sex"
You heard it here first!