You have a top programme such as Doctor Who
It makes you millions of pounds
It breaks records for iplayer, top rating on BBC America, top download on iTunes, is the mainstay of Saturday scheduling...
Then the rumours start about budget and actors...
Will it get a full series in 2012?
And then what does the beeb do?
Spends £22m on the rights to some US talent show
And it complains about cuts?