Some think the writers should try to cut a deal with Google because of its plans for the TV market include generating original content and competing with major broadcasters. But today’s news is that Google is secretly cutting a deal with UK impresario Simon Fuller, whose Pop Idol became American Idol in this country. What does this mean? On the one hand, it’s a step in an interesting direction. On the other, it’s a deal for Reality TV, not scripted programming.
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