The W
Views: 113648671
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
25.6.09 2009
The 7 - Movies & TV - Olbermann and Patrick together again... Register and log in to post!
(2020 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (13 total)
TigerFan55
Linguica
Level: 21

Posts: 73/77
EXP: 45129
For next: 4815

Since: 8.4.04
From: New Orleans, LA

Since last post: 3967 days
Last activity: 3604 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#1 Posted on 14.6.05 1507.56
Reposted on: 14.6.12 1508.04
I was in the car today without my XM SkyFi, and stumbled upon the Dan Patrick show on the radio. I heard that Keith Olbermann was going to be back with Patrick on a regular basis on DP's radio show. This is the first thing the 4-letter has gotten right in a while, and they couldn't have gotten this more right. Olbermann was the best SportsCenter ever had and the combination of the two was television the likes of which hasn't been seen since.
Promote this thread!
Wpob
Bierwurst
Level: 84

Posts: 466/1858
EXP: 5643443
For next: 18533

Since: 21.11.02
From: Williston Park, NY

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 20 hours
#2 Posted on 14.6.05 1525.04
Reposted on: 14.6.12 1525.05
If this is true, then I am stoked. SportsCenter was never better with Olbermann and patrick. It was must see TV that ESPN has not seen since. Those two clicked better than nay other pair. It has not been the same since they split.
Sec19Row53
Lap cheong
Level: 80

Posts: 687/1628
EXP: 4776856
For next: 6133

Since: 2.1.02
From: Oconomowoc, WI

Since last post: 38 days
Last activity: 1 day
#3 Posted on 14.6.05 1533.05
Reposted on: 14.6.12 1537.26
Well, it will begin in August, and will only be for one hour on Fridays (2 PM Eastern hour).

I agree that it should make the show interesting. Here's to hoping that it leads to more Olberman at ESPN.
Matt Tracker
Scrapple
Level: 130

Posts: 979/5153
EXP: 25620298
For next: 110348

Since: 8.5.03
From: North Carolina

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 13 hours
#4 Posted on 14.6.05 1544.41
Reposted on: 14.6.12 1545.18
The local station that used to broadcast the Dan Patrick Show no longers airs ESPN Radio. Did the network drop his show?
thecubsfan
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 140

Posts: 1337/5836
EXP: 32491380
For next: 795107

Since: 10.12.01
From: Aurora, IL

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 6 hours
#5 Posted on 14.6.05 1556.26
Reposted on: 14.6.12 1556.28
    Originally posted by Matt Tracker
    Did the network drop his show?


    Originally posted by TigerFan55, three posts up
    and stumbled upon the Dan Patrick show on the radio


Am I misunderstanding your question? Your local radio station might have dropped ESPN Radio but Dan's show wasn't dropped by the network, as you can see on www.espnradio.com
Reverend J Shaft
Liverwurst
Level: 70

Posts: 317/1203
EXP: 2875531
For next: 140295

Since: 25.6.03
From: Home of The Big House

Since last post: 20 hours
Last activity: 20 hours
#6 Posted on 14.6.05 1636.39
Reposted on: 14.6.12 1637.02
Man, I've missed those two together. I'm shocked to hear that they're reuniting on ESPN radio and not somewhere else. I always remember, shortly after Olbermann left, when an "unnamed exec" with ESPN was asked about Olbermann possibly ever returning to ESPN and the exec said "Keith didn't burn his bridges here. He napalmed them."

Also, reminds me of his 5 questions visit with Craig Kilborn on his Comedy Central show when Kilby asked him "What is the most godforsaken place on this planet?" to which Olbermann replied, "Bristol, Connecticut"

I miss the old ESPN alums...



(edited by Reverend J Shaft on 14.6.05 1737)
thecubsfan
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 140

Posts: 1338/5836
EXP: 32491380
For next: 795107

Since: 10.12.01
From: Aurora, IL

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 6 hours
#7 Posted on 14.6.05 1835.17
Reposted on: 14.6.12 1840.02
    Originally posted by USAToday
    Olbermann returned to working in sports television by moving to Fox.

    After leaving Fox in May 2001, he suggested he'd like to work for ESPN Radio. He said, "For 20 years, a month hasn't gone by when I didn't think I'd get out of this TV nonsense and go back to the relative sanity of radio."

    In response to that, ESPN's Mike Soltys was unequivocal: "He didn't burn bridges here. He napalmed them."

    Soltys said Monday that Olbermann has expressed interest in recent years in working again, on TV or radio, for ESPN.

    And Soltys now suggests he doesn't see Olbermann's return as anything bordering on the apocalyptic.

    Said Soltys: "Now, I love the smell of napalm on Friday afternoons."
odessasteps
Scrapple
Level: 131

Posts: 2120/5065
EXP: 26213154
For next: 211536

Since: 2.1.02
From: MD, USA

Since last post: 739 days
Last activity: 706 days
#8 Posted on 14.6.05 1842.38
Reposted on: 14.6.12 1842.43

One of the few good moves ESPN Radio has been in years.

Patrick's show has been unlistenable since Dibble left.

I was hoping this also meant the return of Denis Horgan (who used to produce TK's radio show and now works on Countdown), but probably not.
Packman V2
Bratwurst
Level: 74

Posts: 409/1398
EXP: 3500348
For next: 153213

Since: 16.3.04
From: Albuquerque, NM

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 6 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#9 Posted on 14.6.05 2253.41
Reposted on: 14.6.12 2254.38
I've only heard Patrick a couple times since Dibbs left, and it's amazing what an effect his presence was...especially since you have the void.

DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 111

Posts: 1882/3460
EXP: 14800446
For next: 67960

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 10 days
Last activity: 1 hour
#10 Posted on 14.6.05 2301.50
Reposted on: 14.6.12 2304.00
I listen to the show every morning. I missed Dibbs when he first left, but I dont even notice now. I still love that show.
pieman
As young as
he feels
Level: 115

Posts: 1926/3701
EXP: 16407147
For next: 404268

Since: 11.12.01
From: China, Maine

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#11 Posted on 15.6.05 0710.06
Reposted on: 15.6.12 0710.23
I don't really miss Dibble any longer. Patrick has plenty of good guests, so I don't really think about it any more. Olbermann will be a good shake-up, but one hour a week out of the fifteen hours that Patrick is on the air won't be much more than a long guest spot. I still eagerly await their interaction once again though.
TigerFan55
Linguica
Level: 21

Posts: 74/77
EXP: 45129
For next: 4815

Since: 8.4.04
From: New Orleans, LA

Since last post: 3967 days
Last activity: 3604 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#12 Posted on 15.6.05 2357.34
Reposted on: 15.6.12 2357.44
Pieman and DJFrostyFreeze are the only two people I have heard on all the boards that I read who have said that the don't mind DP now. I have completely stopped listening to DP now. There are so many other good things to listen to, that I have tuned him out completely. The replay of Czabe is more fun to listen to for sports talk.
Whitebacon
Banger
Level: 97

Posts: 1923/2509
EXP: 9130415
For next: 186943

Since: 12.1.02
From: Fresno, CA

Since last post: 8 days
Last activity: 3 min.
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#13 Posted on 16.6.05 0336.34
Reposted on: 16.6.12 0337.36
I've stopped listening to DP, but that's more because I haven't been waking up until his show is over lately.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Cineplex Galaxy buys Famous Players
Next thread: Shameful Self-Promo - My movie is screening!
Previous thread: "Kept" & "Strip Search" -- Where the boys are
(2020 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Tilt Season 2 - Lee Corso can't take a joke - I Max no Mas - More...
The 7 - Movies & TV - Olbermann and Patrick together again...Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.269 seconds.