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Hokienautic Bratwurst Level: 76 Posts: 126/1413 EXP: 3905531 For next: 100548 Since: 2.1.02 From: Blacksburg VA Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 17 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: 14972122 For next: 366131 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 1928506 For next: 56191 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 2907 days Last activity: 962 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: 5788/16976 EXP: 162998652 For next: 19548 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 12 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: 2321/5530 EXP: 30212107 For next: 660826 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 4 min. # 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: 102 Posts: 676/2878 EXP: 10902101 For next: 187904 Since: 27.2.03 From: Parts Unknown Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 4 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: 23273663 For next: 452968 Since: 11.7.02 From: MD Since last post: 1999 days Last activity: 454 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: 26505732 For next: 626272 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 858 days Last activity: 824 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: 1481/2623 EXP: 9877255 For next: 122780 Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 23 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: 5300311 For next: 131933 Since: 2.1.02 From: Darkenwood Since last post: 374 days Last activity: 106 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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