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Hokienautic Bratwurst Level: 76 Posts: 126/1412 EXP: 3893016 For next: 113063 Since: 2.1.02 From: Blacksburg VA Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 17 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: 112 Posts: 1803/3460 EXP: 14933528 For next: 404725 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 106 days Last activity: 25 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: 62 Posts: 762/904 EXP: 1924063 For next: 60634 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2884 days Last activity: 939 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: 221 Posts: 5788/16954 EXP: 162334429 For next: 683771 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 5 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: 137 Posts: 2321/5525 EXP: 30106301 For next: 766632 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 15 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: 102 Posts: 676/2870 EXP: 10831416 For next: 258589 Since: 27.2.03 From: Parts Unknown Since last post: 19 min. Last activity: 12 min. # 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: 23221916 For next: 504715 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 1976 days Last activity: 431 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: 26448868 For next: 683136 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 834 days Last activity: 801 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: 99 Posts: 1481/2622 EXP: 9850426 For next: 149609 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 14 days Last activity: 2 hours # 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: 5288940 For next: 143304 Since: 2.1.02 From: Darkenwood Since last post: 350 days Last activity: 83 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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