Metros-Crew 9/20 on FSW [maybe R]

Discussion in 'TV, Satellite & Radio' started by Roehl Sybing, Sep 20, 2003.

  1. Roehl Sybing

    Roehl Sybing Guest

    Wow. That was blatantly unprofessional.
     
  2. PittsburghCrewFan

    PittsburghCrewFan New Member

    Mar 6, 2001
    Pittsburgh, PA
    I can't believe they did not show the OT of the Metros/Crew game because of time restraints. How idiotic is that!! Cut 10 Minutes off of MLS Wrap if there are such big time restraints.
     
  3. Lloyd Heilbrunn

    Lloyd Heilbrunn Member+

    Feb 11, 2002
    Jupiter, Fl.
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Already posted similar to MLS News etc.
     
  4. Roehl Sybing

    Roehl Sybing Guest

    1) I posted it before you.
    2) What's your point?
     
  5. Lloyd Heilbrunn

    Lloyd Heilbrunn Member+

    Feb 11, 2002
    Jupiter, Fl.
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Actually,to point out I agreed with you.The "already" was not meant to call dibs!
     
  6. Northside Rovers

    Jan 28, 2000
    Austin TX
    Club:
    FC Dallas
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    A tape delayed game with a long-ass haltime show including 6 MLS commercials - the game shuts down at 10:53 - and they don't show OT.

    You can't tell me that MLS Wrap could not have been shortened 5 minutes or so.

    After having sat through that crap of a game. they knowingly foce us to miss maybe the goal of the year. Very dissapointing.
     
  7. Scoey

    Scoey Member

    Oct 1, 1999
    Portland
    Be reaslisitic about it. The game was total, utter, unadulterated crap. I honestly can't remember seeing a crappier MLS game this year. Did you really want to watch 10 more minutes of that poo? I didn't. I'd rather watch 6 or 7 replays of that incredible goal than 10 minutes of pinball on a carpet to the sounds of the god-awful horns. Why would anybody want to watch more of that game? It was unbearable. It had one highlight -- the goal. We saw the goal. We don't need to see the 10 minutes preceeding it -- I can assure you, they were crap as well.
     
  8. Dr. Wankler

    Dr. Wankler Member+

    May 2, 2001
    The Electric City
    Club:
    Chicago Fire
    Well, I can think of three Fire games in which THEY played like crap that I'd just as soon forget, one of them being yesterday... but:

    I didn't know this game ended like this. I gave up on this dog around the 60th minute and went to bed. Had I made it the full 90... I probably would've thanked them for sparing me.
     
  9. Kryptonite

    Kryptonite Fancy Title Here

    Apr 10, 1999
    Columbus
    Club:
    Columbus Crew
    Nat'l Team:
    United States

    YOU could have turned it off in the 10th minute since you obviously had so many issues with the quality of play.

    Most TV stations (like espn2, espn and abc) have a policy not to go away from a live event until it is over. FSW should adopt that same policy.



    Someone in this thread had it right.

    Broadcast starts at 10 PM. Show the kickoff at 10:03, rather than the usual 10:06 or whatever it is for live MLS matches.

    Condense halftime to 2-3 commercials on either side of the halftime report. Total time could be easily less than 8 minutes.

    After regulation, maybe show 1-2 ads, then go into OT.

    They could have EASILY been done with 100 minutes of soccer by midnight.
     
  10. Ismitje

    Ismitje Super Moderator

    Dec 30, 2000
    The Palouse
    Club:
    Real Salt Lake
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    MLS

    Since the main advertiser for the game was (my guess here due to the number of times I learned that MLS is a mix of styles and people from all over the world) MLS, who could they offend by cutting down on the commercials?

    Personally, I am so sick of the New Soccer Nation commercial that I cringe when it airs.

    The best advertisement for the league would've been to reward those of us who stuck around with seeing the goal from the run of play. Much better than five extra airings of the commercial.

    I was disappointed.
     

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