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Postby Banedon » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:26 pm

Disney chief Bob Iger, on a call with analysts Thursday morning, said the plan for Hulu is to make it the outlet for more “adult-oriented product” from the Fox companies.

“There’s a lot of Fox intellectual property that fits extremely well into Disney-branded direct-to-consumer services,” Iger said on the call, citing Nat Geo and Marvel. “There’s a lot of product that we believe will be of great use to growing Hulu as it already is. Hulu is a more adult-oriented product [that will benefit from] Fox television production and FX.”


http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/hu ... 202640711/
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:31 pm

they're making hulu into porn channel
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Postby CyHawk_Cub » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:35 pm

And to think mojo was somewhat lukewarm towards this deal.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:38 pm

This is indeed the darkest timeline.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:39 pm

(All praise be to Lord Hulu for keeping that reference available to the thirsty masses)
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Re: TV thread

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Postby Liam Neeson » Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:21 pm

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Can't wait for the Sora, Mickey, Donald Duck, and Homer level in Kingdom Hearts 3 where they enter the Xenomorph nest that's under the Springfield nuclear power plant.
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Liam Neeson wrote:Can't wait for the Sora, Mickey, Donald Duck, and Homer level in Kingdom Hearts 3 where they enter the Xenomorph nest that's under the Springfield nuclear power plant.


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crank those out until you die, Larry
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Re: TV thread

Postby woodchip2153 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:04 am

A Christmas Story Live may be the biggest travesty in human history.
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Postby Derwood » Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:14 am

woodchip2153 wrote:A Christmas Story Live may be the biggest travesty in human history.


I’m pretty sure Matthew Broderick has never seen or heard of the original movie. It’s a Razzy-level performance
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Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:18 pm

We gave it like 30 min and bailed. Yeesh.

I know there's an actual musical of this that is popular...I don't know how true the show was to it, but it certainly didn't make me wanna buy tickets.
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Postby Derwood » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:39 pm

They've now tried these live musicals on tv about a half dozen times, and they just don’t work. I wish they could get them right (the more exposure people get to theatre the better), but this formula isn’t working
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Postby javy knows my name » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:46 pm

Gahhhh cannot find the Scrooged gif I want
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Postby Banedon » Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:09 pm

Derwood wrote:They've now tried these live musicals on tv about a half dozen times, and they just don’t work. I wish they could get them right (the more exposure people get to theatre the better), but this formula isn’t working


The Grease one was pretty good, if you enjoy Grease to begin with.
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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:43 pm

I thought it was kinda fun, but by the time it was over I was like yeah, I wish I had just watched the movie instead.
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Postby We Got The Whole 9 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:59 pm

Banedon wrote:
Derwood wrote:They've now tried these live musicals on tv about a half dozen times, and they just don’t work. I wish they could get them right (the more exposure people get to theatre the better), but this formula isn’t working


The Grease one was pretty good, if you enjoy Grease to begin with.
I kinda liked it
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Re: TV thread

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:10 pm

javy knows my name wrote:Gahhhh cannot find the Scrooged gif I want

Which one were you looking for?
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DiceMan4221 wrote:
javy knows my name wrote:Gahhhh cannot find the Scrooged gif I want

Which one were you looking for?


hopefully the one where they can’t get the glue to work to stick the kid’s tongue to the pole so they have to use staples
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Re: TV thread

Postby javy knows my name » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:29 pm

treebird wrote:
DiceMan4221 wrote:
javy knows my name wrote:Gahhhh cannot find the Scrooged gif I want

Which one were you looking for?


hopefully the one where they can’t get the glue to work to stick the kid’s tongue to the pole so they have to use staples


hahahahahaha

I would have been happy with any one where the set falls apart and Murray freaks the horsefeathers out
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Re: TV thread

Postby javy knows my name » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:31 pm

treebird wrote:
DiceMan4221 wrote:
javy knows my name wrote:Gahhhh cannot find the Scrooged gif I want

Which one were you looking for?


hopefully the one where they can’t get the glue to work to stick the kid’s tongue to the pole so they have to use staples


On second thought, cmon tree, you could have incorporated a 3rd one in there
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Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:36 pm

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:I thought it was kinda fun, but by the time it was over I was like yeah, I wish I had just watched the movie instead.


Grease or A Christmas Story?
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Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:40 pm

A Christmas Story live was seen by 4.5 million viewers and delivered a 1.5 rating among adults 18-49.

That is really, really bad. It's going to be the lowest rated tv musical since they started doing these again with Sound of Music.

To compare, Grease had 12.2 million viewers and a 4.3 rating.
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