Bad news for the wrestling faggots

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Is WWE down for the count?
    By Richard Morgan
    December 2, 2015 | 10:22pm
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    Vince McMahon Photo: Getty Images

    Fans of Vince McMahon’s WWE are wondering if the 70-year-old pro wrestling impresario has run out of good storylines.
    Ratings for “WWE Raw,” the company’s Monday night show on USA Network, have fallen nearly 50 percent from their 2015 high amid a slew of complaints from fans that the entertainment has become too predictable.
    As one fan, Alex, posted on ratings blog “TV By The Numbers,” sagging ratings are the result of “too many matches with no storylines and a predictable and boring ending.”
    Such opinions have been plastered over pro wrestling bulletin boards recently, which coincide with a months-long decline in the Monday night TV audience.
    For example, the audience for the Nov. 23 show slipped below the 3 million threshold — to 2.96 million — from a high of 5.36 million in March, according to WrestlingNewsWorld.com data.
    As recently as Aug. 31, the audience was still pushing 4 million — at 3.89 million. However, the last three months have seen a sharp fall-off.
    The audience for “Smackdown,” WWE’s Thursday night show on SyFy, fell to 1.65 million viewers on Thanksgiving Day, down 44 percent from its high watermark on Jan. 29.
    Sources said the viewing pool was expected to be drained by WWE’s over-the-top offering, WWE Network, whose 1.3 million subscribers have 24/7 access to the company’s content.
    Despite the viewer slippage and storyline complaints, parent NBCUniversal is standing by its brute offspring.
    “WWE programming delivers one of the most massive live audiences in cable on a weekly basis and is consistently a top performer for our networks,” NBCU told The Post. WWE said it had nothing to add to that comment.
    Shares of the Stamford, Conn., company have been on a tear in 2015, rising 41 percent.
    They gained 2.1 percent on Wednesday, to $17.43.
     
  2. Limo Wreck

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    I dont know about story lines but he ran out of talent a while back.
     
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    Lol Run out of good storylines
     
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    They need more fag wrestlers, you know, to keep all the faggot wrestler fans happy.
     
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    beetlejosh I got a head that's large Gold

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    Wait, are you guys saying oiled up muscular dudes who roll around with each other wearing spandex shorts is gay?
     
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    WillyBest Achiever Gold

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    Porn ran out of good storylines 20 year ago, didn't stop them.
     
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    That's true, and wrestling is pretty much gay porn so it'll probably be okay.
     
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    Porn had storylines?

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    They need to capitalize on the muslim hate and bring back another sheikh or something
     
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    I haven't actually watched wrestling in about 14 years but I still keep up on it online. The downfall is very similar to Howard's downfall as far as the once-rebellious company wanting to change its image and be more "brand oriented".
     
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    Cunt daughter took over "Creative"......The rest is history......
     
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    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    Hey man, scantily clad broads get super excited about getting their pizza delivery all time.
     
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    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    Asswipe hubby too.
     
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    My favorite story line was the one with Hulk Hogan and Bubba's wife.
     
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    I came into this thread just to make sure this picture was posted. Nice work everybody!
     
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    Isn't there some Larry guy around here that can fix this problem.
    I don't' know anything about WWE or wrestling but it seems like the king of the universe could make something happen.
     
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    Here's a storyline they haven't tried: let them wrestle
     
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    This is good news for me. I stopped watching wwe and would love to see them crash and burn. If something happens to some of the smaller promotions that's when you can wake me up.