Leo Laporte let go by TechTV

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  1. Chris S

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    It seems as though TechTv (Vulcan Ventures) and Leo Laporte weren't able to come to an agreement before his contract ran out. You can read his blog about the departure here. Its too bad. I've been watching since the first airings of The Screen Savers with him and Kate, but I guess all good things eventually come to an end.

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  2. Patrick_S

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    That's too bad but hopefully he can be rehired once the new owners take over.
     
  3. Paul_Stachniak

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    This is really bad news. He was a really good addition to TechTV. He will be missed.
     
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    I was wondering where he was. Thanks for the info.

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    I'm sure he will be rehired to replace Kevin Rose after the FBI finally kicks down the D-Tip's door....[​IMG]
     
  6. Kevin M

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    Man that sucks, I happen to like the crazy man & I hope Comcast or whoever the new owners are will consider re-hiring him as he added a nice "what the hell is he going to do now" flavor to the shows he was on, shows that could get quite boring and corporate (or even worse desperately/artificially "hip") in his absence.

    Is there an address for the new owners that I could send my opinion about his possible re-hire to?
     
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    I'm so glad that they got rid of Leo. I couldn't stand his fake laugh. The second one to go should be Patrick. He too has that stupid fake laugh, kilt wearing, sledgehammer and silly facial expressions and he knows nothing and very good at destroying CPUs.
     
  8. Daryl Furkalo

    Daryl Furkalo Second Unit

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    Well, the way the TSS is going now, I can see myself not watching anymore pretty soon. I just don't like the chemistry on the show at all.
     

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