What if more TV shows were anthologies? Viewers might be less overwhelmed.

Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Wouldn't it be nice if all new TV shows were anthologies? Except for the very superior ongoing dramas and comedies, what if every show kept to an eight- or 10-episode arc that wrapped itself up and then, with its creators and some of its repertory cast in tow, moved on to an entirely different story? Viewers could then dip in and out, depending on whether the current story grabs them. On FX, Ryan Murphy and his colleagues have most clearly demonstrated the appeal of this format with "American Horror Story," "American Crime Story" and "Feud."