from Monday, January 28, 2013 at 6:00 AM
|7.9 million viewers watched the Season Three premiere of "Downton Abbey" on PBS earlier this month, nearly quadrupling the network's typical nightly audience. Joy Cardin's pop culture expert discusses why people are so drawn to the World War I-era British costume drama, and invite you to weigh in with your reasons for tuning in. "Downton Abbey" Web site: http://wpr.org/r/?1006
Then, it's our Monday Morning Wake-Up Call. A new report shows that food fraud is up by sixty percent this year. Joy Cardin speaks to a consumer advocate about some of these faux food products and how you can avoid buying them.
- Robert Thompson, Professor of Television and Pop Culture, and Director of the Bleier (BLY-er) Center for Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University. http://tvcenter.syr.edu/
Wake-Up Call Guest:
- Sally Greenberg, Executive Director for the National Consumers League
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