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Is Channel 9 the home of rugby league?

Discussion in 'NRL Media Watch' started by undertaker, Apr 26, 2014.

  1. Perth Red

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    Hmmm seems Fox hasnt had problems signing up new advertisers on the back of the extension announcement? Like I said even in a recession the low brow products that are primarily the stuff advertised to NRL fans tend not to take as big a hit, in some cases they actually increase sales during times of hardshiip (gambling, alcohol, fast food etc).

    https://www.mediaweek.com.au/nrl-returns-for-2020-season-on-foxtel-with-new-sponsors/
     
  2. colly

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    low brow products indeed- Is that you trying to be agreeable. I just picked up a case of low brew and might have a flutter tonight (their is a word from the past) If the eels go good I might sneak on a eel snakeskin- if Her Missus is agreeable. After that effort i might ho down a KFC too. Finger licking good!
     
  3. Perth Red

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    You sir are the epitome of the avg NRL fan lol.

    I mean its not like these companies where trying to decide between World Union 7's, Polo or NRL lol

    Ladbrokes, TAB, and RedRooster have joined existing NRL advertisers that includes Sportsbet, McDonald’s, KFC, Harvey Norman, Ford, Chemist Warehouse, Bundaberg Rum, Bailey Ladders and KingGee Workwear.
     
  4. jim_57

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    NRL in Melbourne still on GEM even given all the circumstances, Jason Bourne on the main channel.

    Not that I expected any different.
     
  5. Munky

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    This deal sounds like Scotty Pippen's contract in The Last Dance.

    It's not like Nine and Fox are negotiating from a position of strength.
     
  6. taipan

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    The question is what were the advertising rates, compared to past.

    If you get more low brow, they aren't going to pay premium prices, not at these times.
     
  7. Perth Red

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    Who knows, but what we do now know is companies are not stopping advertising like claimed!
     
  8. Bronco18

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    Has anyone wondered whether the NRL sought a guarantee for the broadcasters not to go back and reevaluate each six to go call? Apparently Nine pushed for the rule as they thought it would result in a better product, surely it could go both ways with the NRL looking to cut down on ref bashing from Nine and Fox.
     
  9. Perth Red

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    Dont know what nine was like but Fox never queried one of them.
    But Vossy was calling and he tends to be far less irritated by the refs than some of the other meathead commentators. The Fox commentators were in praise of it throughout the game.
     
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    I’ve only got access to Nine at the moment, they didn’t go back on any of them. Questioned some forward passes but none of the six again calls. It could just be a happy accident with them wanting to run with the flow of the game.
     
  11. taipan

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    Hertz,Virgin,would beg to differ.
     
  12. Perth Red

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    sorry should have been clearer, for the pedants:
    Not ALL companies are stopping their advertising.
     
  13. taipan

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    Times like this being pedantic is not an option. Not ALL companies are going bust either.
     
  14. Phil McGrawhan

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    Jesus Christ arguing with that Perth whinger is hard work
    Even if one just ONE sponsor drops out it is a reduction in $$$$
    Yet he continually bitches about everything as if there is no pandemic
    No masssive changes in businesses ..sports ...life in general .

    He's an idiot .
     
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    Should be renamed WWOW

    WIde World Of Wankers.
     
  17. Phil McGrawhan

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    The work experience kid strikes again
     
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    Pirate Pete doing his best to be a wet blanket on WWOS. But I like how everyone just ignores what he says and keeps talking about how good the footy is.
     
  19. Bring back John Fifita

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    So how are Skid Marks and Channel 9 feeling today.... about only broadcasting 3 x Raiders games on FTA....?
     
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    I think as time goes on we'll find alot of what was claimed won't happen or be as bad as predicted.
     

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