News Corp COO Blames The Giants, DVRs, Mobile Devices, VOD & Nielsen For Fox's Ratings

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November 6th, 2012

Fan Excuse Bingo is played daily in the comments section of our ratings posts, but News Corp COO Chase Carey has taken the bingo game to another level in his quarterly earnings call remarks that were summarized by Deadline.com.

Among things he blamed for Fox's Fall ratings were The San Francisco Giants, DVRs, Mobile Devices, VOD & Nielsen. Left off the list of blame were The Mob Doctor, Ben & Kate, The X Factor, and The Mindy Project.

Those of you playing Corporate Executive Excuse Bingo may want to check your cards, because someone may have a Bingo!

 
  • DW

    has he checked under that mustache?. :)

  • Neil

    He is halfway to a Dick Dastardly moustache.

  • andy

    lmao

  • joel

    He’s got 100% of the Dick part completed.

  • Carl

    Funny how DVRs, Mobile Devices, VOD and Nielson only affect Fox programs instead of every network.

  • Lord Seth

    Funny how DVRs, Mobile Devices, VOD and Nielson only affect Fox programs instead of every network.

    Haha.

  • Precious

    Legitimate concerns however. I’m sure that if you were in his position, you’d say the same thing.

  • The End

    @Precious
    @Legitimate concerns

    Where? Where are the legitimate concerns? All I see is excuses for failure.

  • Flarikker

    He is just a puppet from Murdock..someone pulled his string and made him say that. (see the string “pull loop” on the side of his mustache)

  • ALIENincognito

    BINGO!

  • Spun

    Watch our shows. Or I’ll tie your lady love to the railroad tracks.

  • david

    That is alot of excuses for why Fox is not doing good. Here is an idea get better shows for the network and maybe you will be doing better.

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