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Hokienautic Toulouse Level: 72 Posts: 126/1284 EXP: 3217443 For next: 106335 Since: 2.1.02 From: Blacksburg VA Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 2 hours # 1 Posted on 14.2.05 1756.02 Reposted on: 14.2.12 1759.01 For just a few short years ago, you would have instead been watching yappy dogs parade around MSG instead. Frickin USA and the Westminster Dog Show. lol. Promote this thread!
DJ FrostyFreeze Knackwurst Level: 110 Posts: 1803/3428 EXP: 14035896 For next: 373036 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 1 hour # 2 Posted on 14.2.05 1822.04 Reposted on: 14.2.12 1822.25 USA must get some high ass ratings for that dog show. Unless my memory fails me, when contract talks between WWF & USA came up (& WWF was still riding the tail-end of the ratings boom), didnt Vince want them to stop pre-empting RAW for the dog show and USA refused?
Nag Landjager Level: 61 Posts: 762/904 EXP: 1826897 For next: 49710 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2391 days Last activity: 446 days
Y!: # 3 Posted on 14.2.05 1839.55 Reposted on: 14.2.12 1839.57 The dog show never got higher ratings than wrestling. It just drew higher advertising revenue. I actually liked the dog show, in the same weird way I like telethons.
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 216 Posts: 5788/16532 EXP: 149010588 For next: 1514804 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 hours # 4 Posted on 14.2.05 2347.37 Reposted on: 14.2.12 2348.44 This just in: USA re-ups for another *TWELVE* years of Dog Show. http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/CA503790.html?display=Breaking+News&referral=SUPP
ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 2321/5387 EXP: 27622996 For next: 229744 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 340 days Last activity: 178 days # 5 Posted on 15.2.05 0000.24 Reposted on: 15.2.12 0011.03 It bills itself as the second-oldest sporting event in the U.S.? Sporting event?
Tenken347 Banger Level: 96 Posts: 676/2579 EXP: 8755951 For next: 232868 Since: 27.2.03 From: Parts Unknown Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 2 days # 6 Posted on 15.2.05 0524.55 Reposted on: 15.2.12 0526.13 Well, sporting in the same sense as say, pool or poker. It is a contest, after all.
Grimis Scrapple Level: 125 Posts: 4516/4700 EXP: 22091560 For next: 362667 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 1483 days Last activity: 7 days # 7 Posted on 15.2.05 0639.30 Reposted on: 15.2.12 0654.03 Peanut. Hazelnut. Cashew nut. Macadamia nut.....
odessasteps Scrapple Level: 130 Posts: 2042/5065 EXP: 25207902 For next: 522744 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 341 days Last activity: 308 days # 8 Posted on 15.2.05 0644.28 Reposted on: 15.2.12 0654.11 McPaper gave the dog show two full pages yesterday. They'd certainly never do that for the rasslin.
dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Level: 97 Posts: 1481/2577 EXP: 9147533 For next: 169825 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 4 days # 9 Posted on 15.2.05 0654.05 Reposted on: 15.2.12 0655.27 The Dog Show exposes the USA Network to different demographic than their average viewers. It allows them to plug their shows and programming to new viewers that may actually come back. It's all about the money.
Parts Unknown Lap cheong Level: 82 Posts: 1324/1725 EXP: 5010268 For next: 198981 Since: 2.1.02 From: Darkenwood Since last post: 27 days Last activity: 1 day # 10 Posted on 15.2.05 1258.54 Reposted on: 15.2.12 1259.01 Last night the wife and I saw a commercial for the dog show. She said she wanted to watch it, but I expressed my early childhood "wrestling has been pre-empted" trauma. It runs quite deep. "Noooooooooooo!!!"
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