Audiences would rather watch Kitchen Nightmares than sit through an hour of Jaime Sommers' domestic life. Last night's Bionic Woman pulled in just 6.5 million viewers, down from the 13.6 million who watched the series debut. It's obvious BW's particular blend of escapism and soap isn't working. But do TV audiences want more escapism, stronger characters, or both?

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