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First Oprah...Next? Beck???

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BNWriter, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. BNWriter

    BNWriter Active Member

    Like him or hate him or worship him or ignore him, Glenn Beck fans will have to look elsewhere for their fix after his Fox News contract ends at the end of the year.

    Among his options....His own network.

    You name it for him here. I was thinking of something like "GOB." (Garbage Of Beck)

    Hope this is not a D-B, but thought I would pass it along.

  2. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    His ratings are what they are, but many advertisers won't go near him, for the multiple, obvious reasons.

    At least O'Really may no longer feel the need to carry Proxylocks' water, anymore.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Even his lies are too much for Fox.
  4. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    I think as Ben pointed out, it's probably the sponsor problem. For what it's worth, WWE has the same problem despite traditionally strong cable ratings - They're seen as low class, and thus don't get as many lucrative ad contracts, like from banks and car companies.
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    "Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public." - H.L. Menken.
  6. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    On the list of conservative commentators who could possibly pull this off, Glenn Beck is about No. 6 on the list. Rush Limbaugh could probably do it. Maybe O'Reilly or Hannity.
    The programming on the Beck-work would consist of a 3-hour simulcast of his radio show; an hour of his TV show, followed by two reruns; six hours of infomercials; and a 12-hour loop of the Hindenburg exploding.
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    You're right. Fox is OK with lying.
  8. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

    Doesn't his chalkboard get a show of its own?
  9. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Only if Obama's teleprompter does.
  10. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    If none of this works out he can always go back to being a Morning Zookeeper on FM radio.
  11. doctorx

    doctorx Member

    Rush's TV show didn't last long.
  12. cyclingwriter

    cyclingwriter Active Member

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