Television was much easier in the days before the Internet. If people didn’t like the way a show was going — or the way it ended — it was very difficult to make those views known beyond their circle of friends. But now, with blogs and comment sections, literally everybody’s a critic. Consider the fact that there’s a group of vocal fans who’ve launched a petition aimed at getting HBO to redo the final season of Game of Thrones in a way more to their liking. After many fans savaged the Lost finale, Damon Lindelof knows what it’s like to feel the wrath of the Internet. Now he’s back with another new polarizing series, a reboot of Watchmen,and we asked him how much he would be willing to bend to fan pressure when making the show. (Click on the media bar below to hear Damon Lindelof)
Watchmen airs Sundays at 9/8c on HBO.