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Why are all the prison documentary shows on "liberal" channels?

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by VMS, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. VMS

    VMS Victim of high standards and low personal skills.

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    Don't know if this should be in Movies & TV or in Current Events.

    I'm sitting here, scrolling through my programming guide, and the "Green" channel (194 for Dish Network people) is showing "Behind Bars", followed by "Hard Time". Meanwhile, MSNBC has its usual weekend Lockup marathon.

    Is this some attempt to make people sympathize with/for these prisoners? To feel bad for them? I have to tell you, all these shows do I make me want to set up gas chambers to finish these lunatics off.
     
  2. Joker1919

    Joker1919 Well-Known Member
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    If you really want to get pissed sir watch any of the docs on Current TV. I have damn near unloaded my shotgun into the TV a few times while watching them.
     
  3. d0uche_n0zzle

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    Sounds very cost effective. :xyxthumbs
     
  4. DR. Jimcy M.E.

    DR. Jimcy M.E. I'm Batman

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    Costs like 20 to 50 thousand a year to house one asshole, compare that to a single bullet and a large bonefire to get rid of them.

    One solution to the money problems in this country can be taking the worst offenders and just throwing them in a furnace. 20,000 dollars times 10,000 prisoners is 200 million dollars you save in one year alone, imagine how much we waste keeping these shit dicks in jail their whole life.
     
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  6. Stormrider666

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    I think the prison documentaries are like any other reality television show. They're cheap programming that the cable channels use to fill airtime. People watch them because they're no different then any other freakshow that is on television.

    Its just that a majority of these freaks should never see the light of day again.
     
  7. Danesy

    Danesy Cute but psycho, it all evens out.

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    For the record, I watch Lockup on MSNBC all the time. I do it cause for some reason I'm fascinated by prison. Not to sympathize with anyone, cause I don't. Clearly most of them deserve to be there, and I say most cause there are always innocent people in jail. But from what I see on these shows, the people that they show admit what they've done, therefore you can't sympathize with them.
     
  8. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    COPS is on FOX. JAIL was on UPN for a while, or was it My9 by then?
     
  9. Danesy

    Danesy Cute but psycho, it all evens out.

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    Is NGC a liberal channel? Cause they have the best one, Hard Time.
     
  10. Stormrider666

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    I think Spike has one about the county jail in Las Vegas.

    Nah NGC isn't a liberal channel. They also have Locked Up Abroad.
     
  11. weeniewawa

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    because those are their constituants
     
  12. thekidslepthere

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    There's so many ways to look at this, is MSNBC only running these shows hoping you might come back during the week?

    Do their reporters have no work ethic and don't feel the need to work over the weekends?

    Do the prison shows get better ratings then Rachel Maddow?

    Or is MSNBC airing these shows as a kick back to the prison guard unions?
     
  13. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules Workers Of The HitWorld Unite
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    Doesn't MSNBC still regularly run To Catch a Predators from 5 years ago?
     
  14. KRSOne

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    What else would you expect from a network owned by Al Gore?
     
  15. Stormrider666

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    Yeah and another show called Caught on Camera. They also run these documentaries about the illegal sex trade.
     
  16. Motor Head

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    Hell yes, and I've seen every episode at least a dozen times each. I will continue to watch them on Sunday night as apart of my tv ritual.
     
  17. Nick the Pig

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    You're lucky, I can't even find my TV remote. Fucking hipster liberals, hiding my remote to try and indoctrinate me into watching the shows they want me to watch.
     
  18. Danesy

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    As do I. That is my Sunday night "fall asleep" channel. I hope they never change it, I may never be able to sleep properly on a Sunday again.
     
  19. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath
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    What makes a channel "Liberal"? "whaa"
     
  20. Joker1919

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    Taking notes I hope sir
     
  21. Hog's Big Ben

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    NGC? They got another channel?

    Oh, wait...
     
  22. WOWmagnet

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    Try watching MSNBC on any weeknight.
     
  23. DR. Jimcy M.E.

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    Ah I see, cause its the people that make it liberal and not the channel itself cause thats just a number, die.
     
  24. Stig

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    Notice how their new logo looks like a flag from a communist propaganda poster? They've done some re-branding lately, and they've dropped any pretense of being non-partisan.
     

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