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SteelCityMan786
11-23-2006, 11:44 PM
NBC’s “Football Night in America” To Kill Off a Host for November Sweeps

With NBC continuing to draw sluggish ratings this season, NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol said he will do his part to boost the network’s sluggish ratings during the crucial November sweeps period by killing off one host of “Football Night in America” this Sunday night.

The network is allowing viewers to vote for which host will be killed on NBCSports.com, but the final decision will be made by producers and Ebersol himself.

“The viewing public loves life and death stuff like this,” said Ebersol. “It’s always great for ratings. That’s why you see shows kill off a character or have a character have a baby when ratings start to dip. The only difference is that in our case we don’t have characters. This is a real live person that we’ll be killing. But I think that fact will bring in even more viewers.”

So far the more than 6 million votes have been logged on NBCSports.com with Cris Collinsworth, Peter King, Al Michaels and John Madden running neck and neck at the top. But Ebersol reiterated that while he will take into account the online vote, the final decision will be his.

“There are positives and negatives to offing each and every one of them,” he said.

Cris Collinsorth: “I think he might win the online vote. He comes across as very unlikable. Plus, he’s a dork and deep down everyone wants to see a dork get picked on. Or, in this instance, bludgeoned to death on a television set by a director’s chair.”

Peter King: “The only reason he won’t win the online vote because he’s not well-known enough by the average viewer who isn’t familiar with his atrocious work for Sports Illustrated. Plus, killing him might be difficult and could push us way over time on our broadcast because we’d have to get through several layers of fat before any major organs would come into play.”

Bob Costas: “Kind of condescending and a bit too much of a sports nerd for most. But, personally, I’d feel bad killing him because he stayed with this network for a long time when all we were showing was the Olympics ever few years and some extreme sports crap.”

Al Michaels: “He probably deserves to be killed more than anyone. The guy makes a fortune but has been mailing it in for the better part of the last decade. I just hope if we kill him that ABC Sports will give us back the cartoon bunny we traded to get him.”

Sterling Sharpe: “A lot of people are going to vote for him thinking he’s Shannon Sharpe.”

Jerome Bettis: “He’s a likable guy and means well, so it would probably upset people if he was the one to go. And it would especially upset people from Detroit.”

John Madden: “Tons of people will vote for him to be killed. But I don’t see the point really. He’ll probably die of natural causes soon anyway – maybe even before Sunday – so it would probably be a waste of effort on our part.”

Ebersol says the public will learn which NBC football employee has been chosen as the one to go in a dramatic conclusion to Sunday’s night’s pregame show.

“I’m confident this will be huge for ratings,” said Ebersol. “And just to be sure, we’re going to have that Hiro guy from “Heroes” be in-studio to do the killing himself. It’s going to be awesome.”

House of Steel
11-23-2006, 11:54 PM
Collinsworth is history in my opinion. I voted for that Bunghole Cheerleader. I wish they do one for the NFL Today, it would be a tie between Donkey Lips Sharpe, Cheerleader of the Who Deys, Boomer.

BlitzburghRockCity
11-23-2006, 11:57 PM
Get rid of Collinsworth, he's an idiot !

SteelCityMan786
11-23-2006, 11:57 PM
Apparantly you didn't see this on Sportspickle.com??? :hilarious:

Blitzburgh55
11-24-2006, 12:02 AM
Where do i vote i want madden gone

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 12:04 AM
OH CRAP!!! HE MADE US FALL FOR THE FLOOZY!!! Smart ***, I see you was after revenge for what Philly pulled on you. Good one!!!

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 12:09 AM
OH CRAP!!! HE MADE US FALL FOR THE FLOOZY!!! Smart ***, I see you was after revenge for what Philly pulled on you. Good one!!!

hahah pay back's a REAL BITCH.

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 12:11 AM
Yes, it sure is. Good Job!!! I am an idiot.

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 12:12 AM
Yes, it sure is. Good Job!!! I am an idiot.

hahaha thanks. I thought no one would fall for it either.

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 12:12 AM
You put this up at the perfect time cause everyone is either stuffed as hell, or tired as hell from a long day of eating turkey and having that chemical kicking in your brain to make you act stupid.

AZ_Steeler
11-24-2006, 02:59 AM
Madden has got to go!!! I can put up with Collisworth but Madden is a different story!

BlitzburghRockCity
11-24-2006, 07:24 AM
Im just the opposite. I can deal with Madden enough but I absolutely can't stand Collinsworth. How in the world he's lasted so long in the booth is beyond me :banging:

SteelersfaninPhilly
11-24-2006, 09:44 AM
Apparantly you didn't see this on Sportspickle.com??? :hilarious:


I see your learning. :lol: I want my mentoring fee. :lol:

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 11:05 AM
I see your learning. :lol: I want my mentoring fee. :lol:

What is this mentoring fee you speak of?:bluelol:

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 11:13 AM
There is always some kind of a moron coming after you that is the original joker. You can't steal someone's idea, and in the case, Philly the Bastard wants his money. LOL.

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 11:33 AM
I think I should drop this over at Steelers Fever see if anyone is still can't think right. Philly how much you want outta me.

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 11:40 AM
Don't pay that fool. He don't deserve squat. He is an insulter. LOL.

Captcoolhand
11-24-2006, 11:53 AM
Imust be having brain farts this morning becuase I still don't have a clue to what you guys are talking about:scratch: :dunno: :lol:

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 12:00 PM
This thread is a joke from sportspickle.com. SCM feel for the Philly's first joke. Well SCM thought it would be cool to bring a revenge back and bite us all in the *** which he did, and now Philly is bitching cause someone stole his idea. He is always complaining about something on a daily basis, that bastard.

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 12:01 PM
Don't pay that fool. He don't deserve squat. He is an insulter. LOL.

My financial advisor said not to as well. lol. :lol:

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 12:02 PM
I thought I was your financial advisor? Philly got enough points up where the sun doesn't shine anymore. How much more does he needs to stuff up his bumper?

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 12:08 PM
I thought I was your financial advisor? Philly got enough points up where the sun doesn't shine anymore. How much more does he needs to stuff up his bumper?

Of course you are. That other financial advisor thing was a joke.

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 12:09 PM
:greengrin: That is a wise answer. :bigthumb: I need a machine gun loaded so I can be ready for Philly's insulting BS.

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 12:10 PM
:hilarious: He's firing up his gun now.

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 12:12 PM
****, that little man is going down.

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 12:17 PM
****, that little man is going down.

:iagree::hilarious:

Captcoolhand
11-24-2006, 12:29 PM
OH ****, You got Dave or HOS(whichever one he wants to be right now)all fired up, look out:stirpot:
Thanks for bringing me up to par:bigthumb:

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 12:31 PM
OH ****, You got Dave or HOS(whichever one he wants to be right now)all fired up, look out:stirpot:
Thanks for bringing me up to par:bigthumb:

No prob.

SteelersfaninPhilly
11-24-2006, 12:37 PM
What is this mentoring fee you speak of?:bluelol:



A steelers victory on sunday or shutting HOS up. :lol: Take your pick.

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 12:48 PM
Steelers Victory

House of Steel
11-24-2006, 12:49 PM
Steelers Victory. Hey Philly :bigfinger:

SteelersfaninPhilly
11-24-2006, 03:29 PM
Steelers Victory. Hey Philly :bigfinger:


If I wanted your opinion I ask for it. :bigfinger:

SteelCityMan786
11-24-2006, 03:50 PM
:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

House of Steel
11-25-2006, 01:35 AM
Well it was pointing to the direction to where you was asking so I provided the answer for you small ***. Now then, it is your move, by the way, CHECK!

SteelersfaninPhilly
11-25-2006, 12:06 PM
Well it was pointing to the direction to where you was asking so I provided the answer for you small ***. Now then, it is your move, by the way, CHECK!


It is never good to assume HOS. Like your opinion matters anyway. :lol:

House of Steel
11-25-2006, 12:08 PM
:bigfinger: CHECKMATE!!!

SteelersfaninPhilly
11-25-2006, 12:17 PM
:bigfinger: CHECKMATE!!!


Back at you :bigfinger: :stirpot:

House of Steel
11-25-2006, 12:19 PM
ROTFLMAO. I absolutely enjoy clowning around with you.

SteelersfaninPhilly
11-25-2006, 12:20 PM
Well someone has to provide the entertainment around here.

House of Steel
11-25-2006, 12:28 PM
Might as well be you and I, but we need a third Stooge, who wants to be Larry Fine?

SteelersfaninPhilly
11-25-2006, 12:34 PM
Now who would qualify?

House of Steel
11-25-2006, 12:52 PM
TOP GUN FOR SURE OR CAPT cause he is always confused. LOL.

Hburg
11-25-2006, 05:55 PM
You put this up at the perfect time cause everyone is either stuffed as hell, or tired as hell from a long day of eating turkey and having that chemical kicking in your brain to make you act stupid.

You mean alcohol?


I think I should drop this over at Steelers Fever see if anyone is still can't think right. Philly how much you want outta me.

Shhhhh, don't speak of such a place.

BuFu

SteelCityMan786
11-25-2006, 06:38 PM
I fooled guys over there with this.

House of Steel
11-25-2006, 06:46 PM
BuFu, the is a certain chemical in turkey and chicken that makes the brain go to sleep mode after an hour of eating the bird. We figured this out in Advance Chemistry my Senior year in High School.

Hburg
11-25-2006, 06:54 PM
BuFu, the is a certain chemical in turkey and chicken that makes the brain go to sleep mode after an hour of eating the bird. We figured this out in Advance Chemistry my Senior year in High School.

Yea, Tryptophan. I was just making a joke with the alcohol comment. :lol:

BuFu

House of Steel
11-25-2006, 07:12 PM
:greengrin: Smart ***.

Hburg
11-25-2006, 07:17 PM
:greengrin: Smart ***.

Damn straight! :bigthumb:

BuFu