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NBC having trouble getting anyone to work with Howard?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Rob0729, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. Rob0729

    Rob0729 Well-Known Member VIP

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    It is a little over a month away from the first AGT taping and both of the judges' chairs next to Howard are still empty. There aren't any rumors anymore of who might replace Sharon. Howie hasn't reupped even though he said he would decide in January and there are only 3 1/2 days left in the month.

    Howard signed on with AGT in December of last year. They were advertising him in the Super Bowl a year ago next week. Now it doesn't look like they will even have three judges for the show by the time the Super Bowl airs.

    I wonder if people just don't want to work with that camera hog Howard. Last thing any decent sized name wants to do is come into one of these shows knowing they are second tier to Howard.
     
  2. FlaFlaFlunkie

    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    Which means they've torn through all of the A, B and C-list stars. Kathy Griffin laughs at that show and she's a self-admitted D-list star. :jj:
     
  3. GaryPuppet

    GaryPuppet Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I would absolutely love it if the end up scraping the bottom of the barrel for the two replacement judges.

    Then the success/failure of the show falls squarely on Howard's shoulders.
     
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    AcquiringSignal Girthy Gold

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    Beth and Rosie.
     
  5. Murcielago

    Murcielago Dead Pull Hitter

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    Hope he ends up with Snooki and Tila Tequila.
     
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    jimbronie Well-Known Member

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    You know a caller mentioned jewel today. Of course the wig denied it but it fits perfectly. Wasn't she supposed to be on dancing with the stars and got hurt and get hubby stepped in for her?
     
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    EddyG Well-Known Member

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    Have the dogs that won last year appeared anywhere yet? The could get a gig at the North Shore Animal leaugue I bet
     
  8. racerx

    racerx New Member

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    she would do it in a second.

    no one cares whos on the show, they only care how much it pays
     
  9. Horff

    Horff Well-Known Member

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    Howie is doing the right thing by holding out for more cash until the last minute. NBC has no choice but to re-sign him. Otherwise they are going to have to try and convince two people to get on board a sinking show. Unless you are a C-list or below celebrity you aren't going to want to do it. It's easier to convince just one person to try and join the show since Howie and Howard will be returning. The new person doesn't have to do much (not that "judging" requires any effort at all).
     
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    jimbronie Well-Known Member

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    My wife and kids seem to remember seeing them years ago in my area. I am sure they are doing just fine. The real question is where has super comic Tom cotter been? Oh yeah he takes the gigs Jackie turns down.
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    I also think she'd be way funnier than Howard. She's good at improv and ad libbing. Plus I think she won't hesitate to mercilessly ridicule the contestants.
     
  12. GaryPuppet

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    Oh no, Jewel is just coming in to promote her album. Im sure it will shoot to the top 10 after her appearance like Billy Corgan's album did.


    And oh yeah, shes gonna do a cover of howie's "Silver Nickels and Golden Dimes"
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    He announced last month he's already signed on.
     
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    jimbronie Well-Known Member

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    Jewel another guest not booked by booey. Howard had more to do with booming her than the Reese's monkey!
     
  15. Horff

    Horff Well-Known Member

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    Howie or Howard is signed on? I meant Howie Mandel.
     
  16. racerx

    racerx New Member

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    i know shes a 'friend of the gays' but i never heard her say anything funny.
    tho i do think she'd be a perfect fit for that show
     
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    newcastlefan Banned VIP

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    that sounds like BS.
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    Ah! Oops. :doh:

    Forgot about him. :jj:
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    while being heckled on cnn on a new year's eve show with Anderson Cooper, she yelled at the heckler, "hey, i don't go to your job and tell you how to suck dick. shut up!" :jj:

    She'd be great at goofing on all the contestants.
     
  20. reno

    reno Well-Known Member

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    I've heard they want to sign Phyllis Diller. No wait, she's as dead as Son of the Beach.