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Hokienautic Liverwurst Level: 68 Posts: 126/1157 EXP: 2666283 For next: 62531 Since: 2.1.02 From: Blacksburg VA Since last post: 9 hours Last activity: 3 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: 108 Posts: 1803/3374 EXP: 13278237 For next: 242306 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 90 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: 60 Posts: 762/904 EXP: 1765155 For next: 7633 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2090 days Last activity: 145 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: 212 Posts: 5788/16106 EXP: 138842669 For next: 2193117 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 hours Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 132 Posts: 2321/5387 EXP: 26760030 For next: 371974 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 40 days Last activity: 4 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 Boudin blanc Level: 92 Posts: 676/2393 EXP: 7558611 For next: 198356 Since: 27.2.03 From: Parts Unknown Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 5 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: 124 Posts: 4516/4700 EXP: 21374493 For next: 462169 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 1183 days Last activity: 979 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: 129 Posts: 2042/5065 EXP: 24421921 For next: 627800 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 41 days Last activity: 8 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 Level: 96 Posts: 1481/2542 EXP: 8682334 For next: 306485 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: 80 Posts: 1324/1703 EXP: 4761492 For next: 21497 Since: 2.1.02 From: Darkenwood Since last post: 27 days Last activity: 5 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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