The reason I like critics?
They actually get some things right. I picked up the paper this morning and found out the nation's television critics had picked Comedy Central's Daily Show as the top news program of the year (not Comedy program- it won that award last year).
Jon Stewart was cited for being more insightful on politics than most news commentators. I remember 8 years ago when the Daily Show with Craig Kilborn was just another satirical program, not the most important news program on television.
Here is one of the many articles on the win.