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Time to Boycott Showtime Again
Showtime Networks Inc. ^ | January 20, 2004 | Showtime

Posted on 01/20/2004 7:47:31 PM PST by Paleo Conservative

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6:45 AM Diary Of A Madman

8:30 AM Deception (1993)

10:00 AM The Sum of Us

11:45 AM Hannah And Her Sisters

1:35 PM Roxanne

3:30 PM Enigma

5:30 PM What's Going On? : Street Kids

6:00 PM Men With Brooms

8:00 PM The Reagans

11:00 PM Captives

12:45 AM Beverly Hills Bordello : All Night Long

1:15 AM It's My Party

3:05 AM Passionate Deceptions

4:30 AM High Road To China

THE REAGANS

RATING: TVPG - L
SHOWTIME ADVISORIES: Adult Language, Adult Content
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: 2004election; barbarastreisand; boycott; jamesbrolin; ronaldreagan; showtime; stateoftheunion; thereagans; trashtv
This is somewhat of a vanity post, but I do have links to the Showtime's schedule. Check out what Showtime was showing during the President's State of the Union Address. You guessed it. It was The Reagans. My father pointed it out to me, and told me he's going to drop his subscription to Showtime. I think we need to organize a boycott of Showtime.
1 posted on 01/20/2004 7:47:32 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: Paleo Conservative
I've been boycotting Showtime for 20 years.
2 posted on 01/20/2004 7:48:59 PM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Paleo Conservative
What is showtime?
3 posted on 01/20/2004 7:53:34 PM PST by ItisaReligionofPeace (I'm from the government and I'm here to help.)
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To: Texas Eagle
Same here. I'd have to sign up to boycott them.
4 posted on 01/20/2004 7:53:54 PM PST by Corin Stormhands (Virginia Senator John ChaChingChester is TAXING my nerves.)
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To: Paleo Conservative
What about American Candidate?

I'm working on the 27-page application...
5 posted on 01/20/2004 7:56:30 PM PST by baltodog (So, can we assume that a job that an illegal alien won't do must be REALLY bad?....)
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace
What is showtime?

It's a cable premium movie channel. They show pregramming that even HBO won't touch. Just follow the link to their site.


6 posted on 01/20/2004 7:59:44 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Do not remove this tag under penalty of law.)
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To: Corin Stormhands
Same here. I'd have to sign up to boycott them.

I think they're partially owned by CBS. CBS let them show the movie after Moonves decided not to show it on CBS's over the air network.

7 posted on 01/20/2004 8:01:56 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Do not remove this tag under penalty of law.)
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To: Paleo Conservative
My response was an answer.
8 posted on 01/20/2004 8:02:03 PM PST by ItisaReligionofPeace (I'm from the government and I'm here to help.)
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To: Paleo Conservative
Calling them now to sign up, will keep them on the phone forever bumbling then will hang up...heh heh heh
9 posted on 01/20/2004 8:06:21 PM PST by chance33_98 (I POST NEWS FROM ALABAMA, FLORIDA, OHIO....YEEEEEEEAAAWWWWWW)
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To: Texas Eagle
I just keep all my cable channels, and flip through the trash. Actually, the "ABC Family Channel"..(no, not regular ABC, their FAMILY channel) aired this Jennifer Aniston vehicle, "The Object of my Affection" during daytime hours, last weekend. Here's the plot:

Nina is the stepsister of the wife of a successful literary agent. While at a dinner party hosted by the former, she inadvertently informs an acquaintance, George, that his lover, Robert, is dumping him. After the inevitable confrontation, George takes up Nina's invitation to stay at her place until things cool down. George initially serves a purpose by helping to keep Nina's overbearing boyfriend, Vince, at a distance. What Nina and George don't count on is falling into a type of love. Things are rosy until Nina tells George she is pregnant with Vince's baby. Unable to tell the father, she asks George to stay on to raise the child in place of the real father, Vince.

This is what ABC thinks of family values. Just an FYI for those out there with youngsters, who think a "family channel" is automatically appropriate viewing for your children.

10 posted on 01/20/2004 8:07:40 PM PST by LisaMalia (Buckeye Fan since birth!!)
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To: LisaMalia
Wow. Luckily are kidlets are all growed up and moved out of the office. But once the grand-kiddies start popping out and we are aksed to babysit we will lockout that channel. As a matter of fact, I'm going to do it right now in case I forget. First grandkid is due in August and I might forget by then. Thanks for the heads up.
11 posted on 01/20/2004 8:11:21 PM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Texas Eagle
are = our
12 posted on 01/20/2004 8:12:08 PM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Texas Eagle
office = house

What the hell's my problem?

13 posted on 01/20/2004 8:12:49 PM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Texas Eagle
office = house

What the hell's my problem?

14 posted on 01/20/2004 8:12:49 PM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Texas Eagle
goodnight!
15 posted on 01/20/2004 8:13:38 PM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Paleo Conservative
We're boycotting them due to their new lesbian series.
16 posted on 01/20/2004 8:14:00 PM PST by luckystarmom
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To: Paleo Conservative
I'd have to sign up to get rid of 'em!
17 posted on 01/20/2004 8:14:14 PM PST by mhking
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To: mhking
I'd have to sign up to get rid of 'em!

Read post #7. You can still boycott CBS.

18 posted on 01/20/2004 8:20:38 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Do not remove this tag under penalty of law.)
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To: Paleo Conservative
Read post #7. You can still boycott CBS.

Actually, if that were the substance of the boycott, then all of Viacom's networks and properties would need to be boycotted.


















The Super Bowl is a week from Sunday.

At 6PM.

On CBS.









Just damn.

19 posted on 01/20/2004 8:27:29 PM PST by mhking
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To: Texas Eagle
It just amazed me that ABC Family Channel aired that movie. I'm a live and let live type of person, but I feel like those type movies should be saved for adults, if they so choose to watch.
ABC's so called Family Channel is a sham, in my opinion.
21 posted on 01/20/2004 8:32:00 PM PST by LisaMalia (Buckeye Fan since birth!!)
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To: LisaMalia
I'm not all that surprised. ABC owns Disney (or Disney owns ABC....I forget) and Disneyland and Disneyworld gives its employees who engage in homosexual sex acts health benefits for their partners in sodomy and Disneyworld hosts a Gay Pride Day every year. But they don't announce which day it's going to be on so normal people can't plan to not be there on that day.
22 posted on 01/20/2004 8:37:59 PM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Paleo Conservative
We cancelled Showtime about six months ago because their programming was so bad that we hadn't watched it in three months.
23 posted on 01/20/2004 8:41:14 PM PST by Eva
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To: Texas Eagle
Please take me back to the days when Disney was so innocent! I remember watching the Mousekateers when I was a little girl.....
24 posted on 01/20/2004 8:42:21 PM PST by LisaMalia (Buckeye Fan since birth!!)
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To: webwizard
I don't get it. How do you boycott something that you paid to sign up for?

I have never subscribed to it. My parents have a subscription to it at their home because of some package they got during a promotional event (substantially discounted fee, etc.) a year or so ago (a considerable time before the flap about The Reagans). My father says he's going to call up the cable company to drop that channel tomorrow. If they had kwnown ahead of time about some of the garbage that Showtime shows, I doubt they would have subscribed to it. He just wanted to know if anyone else were going to drop a subscription to it.

By the way, several months ago, he dropped his MCI long distance at the office. He dropped the service mainly because he almost always calls out of town numbers with his cell phone and saves hundreds of dollars a month in long distance fees. I happened to mention to him all the anti-American things Danny Glover, who did several commercials for MCI, was doing. When an MCI survey called to ask why he had dropped MCI's long distance service, he said it was because of the Danny Glover ads. The interview said, "Ooooh!" as if she had heard that answer several times and hung up.

25 posted on 01/20/2004 8:51:34 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Do not remove this tag under penalty of law.)
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