Whats Behind the AGT 101 Prank?

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  1. Beths Arab

    Beths Arab Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Howards been lazy for years when it comes to making any kind of effort regarding his show and is so cheap he'd sell his mother for a nickel.

    So whats up with the sudden flurry of energy and man hours to orchestrate his big AGT "prank"?

    To get Wiggy off his lazy ass there has to be an angle and i'm thinking this is the perfect way to promote shitty AGT, kiss NBC's ass,piss off Sirius and shit on his fans under the guise of an april fools prank.

    I could be wrong but i dont think so.

    Any other ideas?
     
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  2. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Well-Known Member VIP

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    Laziness, irrelevance and spite for the CEO that won't collude with Howard to steal more cash.
     
  3. knu3421

    knu3421 Well-Known Member

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    A pelican?
     
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    bobartbooey Well-Known Member VIP

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    Wiggy has been trying to improve the show since late Sping/early Summer 2012. I suspect it coincided with the ratings disaster that happened at AGT.

    Something is going on, back then they started a once a week "creative meeting"... the pressure on staff has been progressively cranked up since then :dontknow:
     
  5. chuk

    chuk Well-Known Member

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    Most of the actual work for this prank is being done by the supporting cast. All Howard is doing is repeating the lame prank over and over. So, it fills time in his day, but requires zero extra work on his part. Like I said in the other thread, he is trying to "crowdsource" the show. That way he can goof off and his collection of misfits can write the show for him on Muldred.
     
  6. RonniesPaceCar

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    He put more energy into the prank about H101 than he does developing programming for H101, that is the saddest part. His joke was that 101 would have a lot of original content, that's some joke!
     
  7. Ruffypup

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    Howard knows his ass is againt the NBC AGT wall and he is going to do whatever it takes to get a new phat contract, including selling out his customers and his soul and things of that nature
     
  8. chuk

    chuk Well-Known Member

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    He's not trying to improve it. He's trying to push the work onto others. The result is a DECREASE in quality of the show.
     
  9. Guts83

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    Maybe its his way of getting some free plugs for AGT? :dontknow: I would think that SiriusXM would put the kibosh on some of it....
     
  10. Rupert Pupkin

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  11. Balls Jablowski

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    It's not a prank, it's goddamn 20 hour plug for something the majority of Howard's audience hates masquerading as a prank. Also it's insulting that any of his audience would buy this bullshit. If this did happen for real Howard would gang rape us verbally with it every day and he'd make sure he was getting marbles out of it. Instead it's just a shitty "prank" where the prank is him bombarding his audience with a failure of a project (the very shark that's destroyed his image) for 20 hours. And the joke is we're all supposed to hate it and give a fuck. This is an extremely insulting example of what those cocksuckers think of us.
     
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  12. bobartbooey

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    This is true, but I did not say that he was putting any personal effort into it.

    He has two core problems...

    he refuses to part with any marbles to bring anyone into the studio... the amount of dead air/pauses in between his inane comments on the show has been enormous the last month or so...

    2nd thing is he has no talent on the staff. Jackie/Younger Fred/SJ/Billy West/Artie (with Howard committed/contributing) vs. Old Fred/Benji/Jason/Will/Jon Hein/Shuli is not much of a fair contest/comparison
     
  13. Dump Button

    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    Agreed

    Didn't he admit to not attending the writer's meetings before the show "upgrades".
     
  14. Woof

    Woof Liver Shots? VIP

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    Destroying SiriusXM channel to break contract to do late night?

    Nah,To lazy for that.
     
  15. HorsetoothBeth

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    Another in a long line of fuck you's to his audience.

    Those folks responsible for his bank balance, house on the beach, whore wife and a 90's legacy that he continues to suck dry.
     
  16. Ruffypup

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    This. NBC AGT Contract negotiations begin, Howard is behind the 8-ball and is showing them what he can give to them in return of a 2 yr extension and pay raise.
     
  17. Mr Vengeance

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    Thanks for cracking that case....
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  18. bobartbooey

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    This is interesting... I know the old contract was very specific that THSS would be rebroadcast on the 2nd channel (which was violated today, and West Coast twitter folks were not very happy)... did Wiggy fuck up? At this point it is Sirius trying to get rid of him, not vice-versa.

    Wonder if there will be any repercussions to bite him in the ass. He is always bitching about the state of communications with Sirius Mgmt... could he have cleared this with them beforehand?
     
  19. Woof

    Woof Liver Shots? VIP

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    Don't take my post to seriously............To many people employed for him to do that.
     
  20. HORSETOOTHED

    HORSETOOTHED Well-Known Member

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    It's weird prank because Howard is saying he know's everyone hates AGT so he's going to make everyone listen to it and they can all complain about how much they hate it.

    I guess Howard is moving from trying to seriously sell AGT to acting like it was all just a big goof.