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Hokienautic Liverwurst Level: 68 Posts: 126/1156 EXP: 2661165 For next: 67649 Since: 2.1.02 From: Blacksburg VA Since last post: 13 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: 13269948 For next: 250595 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 85 days Last activity: 2 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: 1763956 For next: 8832 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2085 days Last activity: 140 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: 211 Posts: 5788/16099 EXP: 138665988 For next: 65878 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 3 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: 132 Posts: 2321/5387 EXP: 26743289 For next: 388715 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 34 days Last activity: 34 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: 7553416 For next: 203551 Since: 27.2.03 From: Parts Unknown Since last post: 10 hours Last activity: 6 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: 21360574 For next: 476088 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 1177 days Last activity: 974 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: 24406674 For next: 643047 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 35 days Last activity: 2 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: 8676913 For next: 311906 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 10 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: 80 Posts: 1324/1703 EXP: 4758519 For next: 24470 Since: 2.1.02 From: Darkenwood Since last post: 21 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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