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Posted on 09/21/2006 6:35:16 AM PDT by Babu
Couric Slipping Away: ABC 'World News' 2X Audience of Couric 'CBS Evening News on Wednesday in NYC and Los Aangeles ... In Chicago, ABC Pulled 4X Couric Audience; ABC Over CBS 3X in Philly....
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Don'tcha hate it when that happens?
Her "show" is really, really bad.
For the first few days,people were curious.But they've known for years that she's a lightweight.It won't be long before we see her doing a lounge act atop a piano,a la Connie Chung.
I'm sure there is heated meeting taking place this morning at CBS about how these falling ratings are because "we aren't liberal enough".
Butt Katie's fuzzy cheeks and soft ball (questions) are kept in pubic (er, public) view, weren't they?
Overpaid and underperforming. Thus spake Couricthustra.
How long before the braless look with soft aweaters and thin blouses comes into play?
Maybe she can have a nightly special on religion in America, rather than "America Speaks". You know, like what the Iranian president said at the end of his UN speach.
Seldom if ever watch any of the mainstream media. About all I'm interested in is local news, sports and weather. For the really hard national/international news, cable (Fox especially) or internet is the way to go for me.
And I learn a lot from the FreeRepublic and its members.
Wonder how many are turning her off and NOT turning to one of the other nets news? She could be hastening the demise of all the network nightly news programs.
A few things in life are completely and utterly predictable.
This was one.
I said months ago that her nipples were the only thing that could save her.
Is this any real surprise to anyone here? She's all flash and no bang. Nothing to see here, move along.
And who watches this drivel? Libs. And apparently they are not watching much anymore either.
Clean out your desk and pick up your last paycheck Katie. You will go down in history as the most short lived show on CBS.
In order to get true ratings, I was under the impression one's television had to be connected to a Neilsen box. Has technology surpassed the old way of rating audiences viewership? If so, I want to know so I won't ever tune in to certain programs, even if its just to poke fun.
The hype is wearing off
Looks like CBS News committed suicide by hiring Couric.
I was in Hong Kong about 10 years ago and,much to my surprise,saw the CBS Evening News being shown on HK television at 7:30AM (HK time) which meant that it was being shown "live" (7:30 AM in HK being 6:30PM in New York).
I don't know..... but she's really bad. Talks real slow. Acts like her very best friend just died. The few minuts of the show that I always see is a complete downer. But I watch it for about 3 minutes and then turn the station.
Slip sliding away, slip sliding away
You know the nearer your destination, the more you slip sliding away
Whoah and I know a man, he came from my hometown
He wore his passion for his woman like a thorny crown
He said dolores, I live in fear
My love for yous so overpowering, Im afraid that I will disappear
I know a woman, (who) became a wife
These are the very words she uses to describe her life
She said a good day aint got no rain
She said a bad day is when I lie in the bed
And I think of things that might have been
And I know a father who had a son
He longed to tell him all the reasons for the things hed done
He came a long way just to explain
He kissed his boy as he lay sleeping
Then he turned around and he headed home again
Whoah God only knows, God makes his plan
The informations unavailable to the mortal man
Were workin our jobs, collect our pay
Believe were gliding down the highway, when in fact were slip sliding away
Chorus repeats 2x
That is brilliant.
I think this shows how discriminatory America really is.
Down with the establishment. UP WITH PERKY POWER!!
I don't know... I would guess that my local cable affiliate knows what I'm watching all the time. I would guess that cable companies can and probably do provide information.
Of course that will drive away the gays, but it will get the lesbians. Management has a tough decision. /s
Worst. News. Anchoress. Ever.
Absolutely Priceless...Good One!!
Couric has simply jumped the shark. No one lasts long on the boob tube when they don't listen to and put down their customers.
She's tried sitting on the desk and cheezy graphics at the end of the show, so mabe she's up for balancing pancakes on her head while doing hula-hoops?
I would bet the farm if CBS and Perky went that direction the ratings would go through the roof. Will it happen? I don't think so...most folks know B.S. when they see it and Perky and CBS are going hand in hand down the sooey hole...
Cable ratings are up at drudge. Glenn Beck is now beating Spitty Chrissy, but Keith Obleridiot is up a little...(gag). Here are the latest:
CABLE NEWS RACE
TUES. SEPT 19, 2006
FOXNEWS O'REILLY 1,932,000
FOXNEWS SHEP SMITH 1,405,000
FNC HANNITY/COLMES 1,396,000
FNC BRIT HUME 1,381,000
FNC GRETA 1,284,000
CNN WOLF BLITZER 912,000
CNN LOU DOBBS 848,000
CNN COOPER 790,000
CNN ZAHN 783,000
CNNHN GRACE 770,000
CNN KING 706,000
MSNBC SCARBOROUGH 444,000
MSNBC OLBERMANN 444,000
CNNHN BECK 425,000
MSNBC HARDBALL 413,000
"And who watches this drivel? Libs. And apparently they are not watching much anymore either. "
I wonder where libnuts "get" their news. Obviously, it must be from libnut blogs, as they never have any facts or truths.
Ditto on Katherine Harris...let's hope she wipes that smarmy Nelson off the map in November.
A good question and I don't think it is just libs who are the audience. I recently spent a week at my 85-year-old dad's house and he is an avid Rush listener but I could not get him to watch FOX news in the evening, especially Britt Hume. He has a television life-long habit of watching the evening network news, mostly NBC, and he refuses to change. I suspect there are a lot of folks out there in their 60's and 70's who are relatively apathetic about news that is in depth more than the typical 30-second bite.
At this rate, Perky may not even last as long as Bawawa Walters did at the anchor desk.
IIRC, Walters was anchorette for about 6 weeks. But she was always an ABC co-anchor, never sole anchor. Connie Chung's stint on CBS was about as short and she was co-anchor, not sole anchor, too.
This was one.
The truth is simply put and you've done it simply, thank goodness.
After a day on the internet, I seldom watch any tv news in the evening.
FOXNEWS O'REILLY 1,932,000 - watch once in awhile
FOXNEWS SHEP SMITH 1,405,000 - watch seldom
FNC HANNITY/COLMES 1,396,000 - stopped watching
FNC BRIT HUME 1,381,000 - watch
FNC GRETA 1,284,000 - stopped watching
CNN WOLF BLITZER 912,000 - do not watch
CNN LOU DOBBS 848,000 - do not watch
CNN COOPER 790,000 - do not watch
CNN ZAHN 783,000- do not watch
CNNHN GRACE 770,000 - do not watch
CNN KING 706,000 - do not watch
MSNBC SCARBOROUGH 444,000 - do not watch
MSNBC OLBERMANN 444,000 - do not watch
CNNHN BECK 425,000 - watched twice (not sure local showing)
MSNBC HARDBALL 413,000 - do not watch it.
The fact is after a day at the office and knowing the news, I am begining to like watching the Daily Show and the Colbert report to get a little chuckle at the news.
Colbert interviewed Frank Rich and his anti-American, anti-Bush book and it was pretty funny to just laugh at them.
I really think cable has a way of monitoring what you watch.
LOL. Well done!