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Hokienautic Bratwurst Level: 73 Posts: 126/1328 EXP: 3447649 For next: 38236 Since: 2.1.02 From: Blacksburg VA Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 49 min. # 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: 111 Posts: 1803/3455 EXP: 14468148 For next: 400258 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 7 min. # 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: 1863924 For next: 12683 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2576 days Last activity: 631 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: 218 Posts: 5788/16703 EXP: 154150351 For next: 1286896 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 7 hours Last activity: 7 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: 134 Posts: 2321/5420 EXP: 28400555 For next: 186493 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 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 Banger Level: 98 Posts: 676/2681 EXP: 9470608 For next: 183779 Since: 27.2.03 From: Parts Unknown Since last post: 9 hours Last activity: 8 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: 126 Posts: 4516/4700 EXP: 22522044 For next: 562123 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 1668 days Last activity: 122 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: 25680239 For next: 50407 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 526 days Last activity: 493 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: 98 Posts: 1481/2596 EXP: 9422215 For next: 232172 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 day # 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: 1324/1732 EXP: 5135245 For next: 74004 Since: 2.1.02 From: Darkenwood Since last post: 42 days Last activity: 7 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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