Howard's Bulls*it About HTV

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  1. Stern68

    Stern68 mult Banned User

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    No, I am not always pro-Howard. This really annoys me, we are almost at the year mark of Howard dumping HTV and laying off its employees, many of whom had worked there for years. He claimed there would be some new video version of the show by last January and then again a few months later. Still nothing......why the deception and if he knew it wasn't going to be replaced why not give an appropriate send off to it's employees

    :bigcry:
     
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    Omen Well-Known Member

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    Don't be sad for HTV employees
    In that field of work to have a job for 8-20 years (some go back to E) is amazing

    Most shoot a film ot TV series a few months at a time then go on to other work never knowing where they will be hired next
     
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    They would have kept it if it made so much as a nickle.

    Apparently, they didn't think a new version would do very well.

    The handwriting is on the wall, "It's Over Johnny".

    Good luck with your hero worship.
     
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    Pigsaw Well-Known Member

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    Are you surprised that Howchie may have lied to you?o_O

    After all Howard is the most honest man in the world. :grad:

    Why would he want to deceive you?:dontknow:
     
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    -Barely a peep of time off periods - which goes back to terrestrial
    -Product talk is sometimes far from organic (see court docs)
    -5 days a week becomes 4 days a week
    -We'll barely take breaks becomes near KROQ levels of commercials
    -Artie can come back
    -My contract said ____ subscribers = payment
    -4 days a week becomes 3 days a week
    - (Insert post Turk employee here) ...is around
    -Robin is "on the show"

    You ask "why the deception?". There's precedent.
     
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    Revolt TV is doing great.... Escaping Alaska is right behind AGT in 18-49 yr olds
     
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    The whole Group at my old job got fired, they didn't get a send-off....they got a paycheck and disconnected from the e-mails and server.....Should we have given them blue ribbons and a nice cupcake going away party????
     
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    I get that about the employees, but was Howard truthful with them that it was not coming back or did they think they might have a chance with a new Stern venture. We don't know the answer to that but I hope he was truthful with them. And even if he didn't know, what the future held , a segment to say goodbye to them would have been appropriate.
     
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    Guys like Depace and Gange had been a part of the show for years.
     
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    I don't understand the lack of a big goodbye, but I haven't spent a second thinking about it
     
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    HTV going away was certainly not a surprise. That viewership must have been really low. These days, I see a lot of simulcast of radio shows on TV, mostly of sports, but, still... No room for a Howard simulcast anywhere? No room? Or no interest?

    If Howard did bring attention to the staff and their going away, it would've been hard to spin HTV as a "Success"

    Best to never mention it again. That's Howard's m.o. Out of sight. Out of mind
     
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    I hear the HTV crew were invited to the Holiday Party and were allowed to sit in the kitchen and eat all the leftovers they wanted.
     
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    that was such a scumbag move, those guys were a big part of the show...I really thought the Wig couldn't be that big an asshole...
     
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    I posted this exactly 1 year ago today:

     
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    I never bought into the HTV phenomenon.

    Except for the Channel 9 show, Howard never really did a TV show.

    He did a radio show, taped it and repackaged it to try to get paid twice for the same amount of work.

    Once I heard the show, I really had no interest in actually seeing it repeated visually.

    It was boring to me.

    Edited to add:

    I do admit to going to the website to see what a chick looked like that they had in that day.

    I was always disappointed.

    Never once was the chick as hot as they said she was.

    It was usually some busted Porn Whore who was 25 but looked 50.
     
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    Marbles.
     
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    howard lies......some of us realized this long before others were aware.
    your idol has clay feet, perhaps????
     
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    You've been waiting since January for Howard to make good on his word about HTV? How about the eight years we've been waiting for his promised three channels of new and innovative radio?
     
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    Exactly. They contributed to the "on air" entertainment part of the show. It was a crappy send off.
     
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    Please tell me you jest
     
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