Bin Laden Ruins Celebrity Apprentice

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  1. May 2, 2011 #1 of 53
    marksman

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    A couple of weeks ago my local NBC affiliate cut off the last 5+ minutes of the Apprentice to cover weather. So I missed the end.

    Tonight with 15 minutes left the show was interrupted with a premature waiting of the announcement from the President that did not happen for almost another hour.

    I assume it will be re-run on CNBC or whatever this weekend but does anyone else know when they might re-run it otherwise... Very annoying to watch almost an entire 2 hour show and have it pulled away at the last minute, for the second time in a few weeks.
     
  2. May 2, 2011 #2 of 53
    markz

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    Connersville...
    So, who got fired, other than Bin Laden?
     
  3. May 2, 2011 #3 of 53
    betts4

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    Choices - Star, Hope, or Project Manager?

    I did like that Latoya came back!
     
  4. May 2, 2011 #4 of 53
    markz

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    Connersville...
    And the loser is:

    In an episode that saw the teams tasked with putting on a hair show, Star Jones had her own personal challenge to contend with — withstanding a constant barrage of insults, accusations, and epithets from NeNe Leakes, who had tired of Star’s bossy, manipulative ways. Their epic feud guaranteed that neither would be fired so Donald Trump could keep that drama ramped up for at least another week. So when the women lost, it was Hope Dworaczyk who paid the price and took the elevator ride of shame down to a waiting town car.
     
  5. May 2, 2011 #5 of 53
    betts4

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    Good riddance!
     
  6. May 2, 2011 #6 of 53
    JLucPicard

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    I was able to find the entire episode here. I've never visited that site before, so I don't know how long this will be there or anything like that. I did click on some thing that said it would unlock the video, but didn't do a thing in the window that opened. I just closed that window and was able to view the episode.
     
  7. May 2, 2011 #7 of 53
    appleye1

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    Yeah, I realize it was an important event and broadcasts did need to be interrupted, but they (meaning the White House mainly) could have scheduled it better. He didn't talk until 11:35PM EDT. There was no need to break in so early that the last 10-15 minutes of prime time here in the east was cut off. The networks and us were screwed over.
     
  8. May 2, 2011 #8 of 53
    busyba

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    Unless by "ruins" you meant that only 15 minutes got cut off instead of the whole hour, I'm not sure you're using that word correctly....
     
  9. May 2, 2011 #9 of 53
    JLucPicard

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    I'm just waiting for those that will insist that the pre-announcement interuption of the last 15 minutes of prime-time was a ploy by the White House to take the opportunity of this HUGE news item to mess with Trump.

    (And by that I don't mean the killing of Bin Laden was timed to mess with Trump, but the fact this news item was breaking on Sunday night gave them that opportunity - and NO, I don't ascribe to that idea myself - I'm just guessing that someone's going to say it)
     
  10. Ment

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    This is why I have usenet. :)
     
  11. Worf

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    It's worse out west - 11pm in the east? no big deal. Here it broke through practically all prime-time programming.

    CBS apparently did the sensible thing and shifted the shows down an hour, but Fox and the rest just casually acted as if nothing happened. Even worse when it broke in during new episodes, and after the announcement was over, it was all reruns (scheduled reruns).

    I mean, it's absolutely positively great news and all, but after 5 minutes of talking heads I got a bit bored. Luckily I had other stuff on my TiVo. Especially since the talking heads were really just doing it to stall for time until the big announcement.
     
  12. Snappa77

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  13. cheesesteak

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    15 mins...
    :D
     
  14. rrrobinsonjr

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    This was my first thought....

    Then I was annoyed for a minute....Then I watched the end of Celeb Apprentice on Hulu. THEN I basked in the good news.
     
  15. Peter000

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    :D :up: :D
     
  16. Jstkiddn

    Jstkiddn Shutity up up up

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    I'm not saying they did or did not do it on purpose.

    But you *know* there were some big smiles in the WH when they saw the show they were cutting into. They wouldn't be human if it didn't make them a wee bit happy.
     
  17. TiVo'Brien

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    Bin Laden -1
     
  18. photoshopgrl

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    Ha! This made me laugh out loud at my desk.
     
  19. markz

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    Connersville...
    So, what was Trump's reason for firing the person he fired this week?

    I know the REAL reason was so that Star & Nene could fight and get him more ratings. But what did he say the reason was?
     
  20. Barmat

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    Good lord! How pathetic to be upset that your precious TV show was interupted by the killing of the worlds worst, most evil man.
     

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