With only four guys on the regular starting line-up, the only thing that has changed now that Alex started helping out is that there's more game coverage. Nobody's taking a break because he started beign included.
"In 2008, as reported by Forbes magazine, Robert Kotick received nearly $15 million USD in salary, benefits, options and incentives for his work with Activision Blizzard, of which $899,560 was his actual salary."
Although it's Kotick and it sucks, thats actually a lot better than him getting a $15 million salary. All that extra is bonus from decimating sales targets. He may be a dick, but what he does apparently works.
I thought the english liked their royal family, I remember a bunch of people on this board from Britain telling me they were quite popular. Anyway, I'm sure no-one but tabloid reading women care that much, it's just that kind of crowd.