Originally Posted by tompe
He also said "I'd rather make a show 100 people need to see, than a show that 1000 people want to see". So the focus was very narrow.
His focus wasn't narrow at all when you understand that the point is want
, not 100 vs. 1,000. The idea was that he made the show for however many people needed to see it
, which turned out to be four to six million regular viewers.