Blood and Oil: New “Reality TV” Series about OH Oil Company

You knew it would have to happen sooner or later. Fictionalized television about the oil (and gas) business, like Dallas, has gotten long in the tooth. Enter so-called reality TV. Starting tonight on the Discovery channel, we have the “real life” story of an Ohio family-run oil company, Cutter Oil, and how they face a “life and death” struggle against “big oil” coming in to the state and snatching up all of the Utica Shale leases. At least that’s our interpretation of what this series is about by reading the press release (below).

MDN does not watch live television anymore and hasn’t in years (perhaps explains a lot, right?). We consider most television a wasteland–a vacuum cleaner of the brain. However, we may make an exception for this one. Will you be watching? Starts at 10 pm tonight. Here’s the announcement…

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