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Hokienautic Bratwurst Level: 77 Posts: 126/1436 EXP: 4045769 For next: 145379 Since: 2.1.02 From: Blacksburg VA Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 16 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: 112 Posts: 1803/3461 EXP: 15138594 For next: 199659 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 133 days Last activity: 21 hours # 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: 62 Posts: 762/904 EXP: 1951528 For next: 33169 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 3028 days Last activity: 1083 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: 223 Posts: 5788/17039 EXP: 165721393 For next: 2495165 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 137 Posts: 2321/5561 EXP: 30805860 For next: 67073 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 3 hours # 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 Knackwurst Level: 103 Posts: 676/2920 EXP: 11275902 For next: 195543 Since: 27.2.03 From: Parts Unknown Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 2 hours # 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: 127 Posts: 4516/4700 EXP: 23541803 For next: 184828 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 2120 days Last activity: 575 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: 132 Posts: 2042/5065 EXP: 26800459 For next: 331545 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 978 days Last activity: 945 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: 100 Posts: 1481/2629 EXP: 10021386 For next: 333046 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 3 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: 83 Posts: 1324/1732 EXP: 5359244 For next: 73000 Since: 2.1.02 From: Darkenwood Since last post: 495 days Last activity: 227 days # 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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