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Futurama screaming has result

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jeff Kleist, Dec 1, 2002.

  1. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    Officially Fox is now schedualing football postgame, at least in the Philadelphia market.

    At least they're no longer lying about showing Futurama
     
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    No such luck in central Illinois. Tonight the Bloomington FOX affiliate was scheduled to run a King of the Hill repeat (?!) at 6:30 (Futurama was axed from the start), but of course when our Rams game finished at 6:30 they went to the end of another game, then to the post-game.
    Last week was about the same, except that Futurama was on the schedule. The game went over, then we got the end of another game, then post-game.
    Given that FOX continues to air the new episodes on the west coast, why can't they give those episodes to their affiliates elsewhere to air sometime? If nothing else, we could at least set our Tivos and VCRs to record 'em in the early AM hours. But no, FOX just sits on 'em. [​IMG]
     
  3. Jeff Kleist

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    So when they show on Cartoon Network, will we be seing episodes that have yet to air on Fox due to preemptions?
     
  5. Jason Seaver

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    Um, Jeff, don't hurt your arm patting yourself on the back. This is nothing new; Fox alternated between Futurama and post-game shows last year, too. The past two weeks have had "NFL Post-game" scheduled in Boston; next week has Futurama scheduled despite a 4pm starting game.
     
  6. Jeff Kleist

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    They have never done this in the Philadelphia area before They always schedualed Futurama and ended up lying
     
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    I think we've only seen one new episode this season.
     
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  9. Jeff Kleist

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    I think it would be much better if the NFL just learned to tell time
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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  12. Jeff Kleist

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    It's war Joel [​IMG]
    You forget who was going to stand outside of a Flyers game and get the shit beaten out of him by Flyers fans if Comcast didn't exempt Buffy from their idiotic deal
     
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    I think Sports should be segregated to it's own network and leave Sitcom/Drama/Scifi/etc networks alone.
     
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    i dont understand why a rerun of king of the hill(zzzzzz) has to be on instead of a new futurama?
     
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    Hey, think of it as evolution in action - if Jeff's willing to do that, maybe he shouldn't be in the gene pool. [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, but he could still be cloned.

    Great, now I've just given myself nightmares.
     
  19. Jeff Kleist

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    just trying to please Jason

    The bottom line is that if you make a big enough spectacle, news agencies DO pick up on it and then it turns into public humiliation, the only way to get a corporation to give a shit
     
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    Oh.
     

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