Poor Riley Martin

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  1. kingship

    kingship Well-Known Member

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    I just happened to catch the end of The Jay Thomas Show at 4:30 EDT on Friday. He was handing things over to Riley when Jay, kind of snarkedly, asked Riley how late his show was going today. Riley answered that he would go until they say the show is over. Jay asks "Who's 'they?'" Riley answers the people at Sirius that he had been working w/ for years.

    Anyway, Riley's show starts at about 4:35, only to end about 25 minutes later for "Sternthology."

    I got the sense, in a sense, that Jay knew that Riley is in for a fucking, while My Favorite Martian had no idea.

    The whole thing just seemed very weird.
     
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    I'm surprised he is still on at all.
     
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    Goodnight Spaceman.
     
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  4. Micheal Kenyon

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    I feel a very bad case of food poisoning coming on for him tonight. Poor fella.
     
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    so is his show not on at 7pm thursday nights on 101 anymore? or does he do that and this new friday show? his show is the last of a dying breed on H100 + 101
     
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    I don't even understand why 101 is still a channel unless its in his contract that he has to keep it until he is off the air. Its 99 percent sternthology in which most of the tapes are after Arti and not funny at all. So many good things will never be replayed because Howard has 'evolved' and is embarrassed by a lot of the content. Remember 'its just wrong' where sons would undress mothers. You will never hear things like that again. All you have left is Jay Thomas once a week and Riley Martin which I cannot imagine anyone listening to for more then a few minutes.
     
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    A couple of months ago they moved the remaining 7PM shows (Riley and Fitzsimmons) to 8PM so they could extend Stenrthology to three hours. They then pulled Riley from the Thursday 8PM slot three or four weeks ago. He now gets the final half hour of Jay Thomas' slot on Fridays. I don't get to listen much to Jay's show. So I don't what his comments were about losing the final 30 minutes of his Friday show, if he even had any. Fitzsimmons still airs at 8PM on Mondays. In fact I think he's back to a full hour. They cut all those hour shows to 45 minutes last year to make way for Leiberman Live. When they got rid of Jackie back in November, they allowed him to do a final show. On the air Jackie said they were completely reformatting 101 and all of the novelty shows were being axed. He later backed off that statement on Facebook. But since then Dr Fisch, Leiberman Live, and the News have all been cut. Believe it or not, I think SXM signs contracts with Jackie, Riley, Fitzsimmons, etc. Even though Howard once said on the air that their contracts contain language that allows SXM to cancel the novelty shows at any time and for any reason, they may be waiting for the Riley and Fitzsimmons contracts to expire. Who knows?
     
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    Just another reason to hate the fucking wig.
     
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    what more could they do to Riley? confiscate his piss jug?
     
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    lol O quan ton z wa my friend
     
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    It`s a sad day when billionaire wiggy can`t even be arsed to hand out a couple of hundred bucks for an entertaining bastard like Riley, even if it is kinda charity, its not like he is gonna miss it, or if he will fill the missing hours with other content. What a twat.

    Ugghh... looky here,,.. those uppity raptiliod targzissians planted those 6lbs of weed in my truck. and ugggh things on this nature...you understand
     
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    Fitz still has a show on H101.

    http://www.siriusxm.com/howard101/weeklyschedule

    Mon - 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Greg Fitzsimmons Show
     
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    He was so fucked up a few weeks ago he could barely get through a Fri 30 minute show. I don't think it was his usual food poisoning problem though.
     
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    They might be ending all those show and getting ready to kill off 101at the end of the wigs contract . I think at this point the Wig wouldn't want those old shows played any more . If he stays they will probably play reruns on 100 and he will so some stupid interview show one day a week or something and fire all the staff. He just wants a pay day for his name . Everyone else he will piss on .
     
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    I was listening to Jay and continued with riley's show, he sounded more fucked up and confused than usual.
     
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    Isn't Riley the last man standing?

    I thought he is the only one left after the carnage of 101.

    Why cancel him now?
     
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    Riley is Exhibit #1 in why the "revolution' was bullshit from the start: Riley is the equivalent of taking an SNL skit and turning it into a full blown movie. Sounds great over a blunt and drinks; but actually do it, and it isn't exactly commercial gold. Add to that the fact that Stern was never going to put a dime into this novelty act or any of the other HSS SIRIUS channel "products" and the results simply limp along until they are cancelled. Howard's "channels" were shit because they were half-baked ideas, poorly executed, with little or no thought given to how you make it work year-over-year.
     
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    He definitely has some health problems in addition to his usual bouts of food poisoning.
     
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    Riley knew the deal the second he stepped out of that spaceship.
     
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    Howard is clearing the 101 schedule to make room for David Letterman. Howie thinks the gap-toothed one will produce and star in a show for free.
     
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