|View Poll Results: Which one is the superior broadcaster - Showtime Or HBO?|
|Equal / as good as each other||6||16.22%|
|They are both garbage||1||2.70%|
|Only watched one of them before||0||0%|
|Never watched either of them||1||2.70%|
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|02-20-2013, 12:15 PM||#1|
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Which one is the superior broadcaster - Showtime Or HBO?
Consider all the pros and cons of each network - Showtime and HBO - things like..
the personality/skill of the commentary teams
the level of bias on display through the broadcasts
the filming/camera work
fight schedule / roster
the standard of the post-fight interviews
boxing related documentaries
.. and any other relevant factors..
Which network comes out on top at the end of it all?
|02-20-2013, 12:17 PM||#2|
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i prefer hbo to be honest but it doesnt really matter does it!
|02-20-2013, 12:18 PM||#3|
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|02-20-2013, 12:19 PM||#4|
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HBO has the better production value but Showtime has a far better crew IMO.
|02-20-2013, 12:20 PM||#5|
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The production goes to HBO hands down. They really know how to build up a fight too. However, the Showtime announcers excel over their HBO counter parts. Al Bernstein alone is so much better than most announces on HBO with Roy being the exception. I think he's HBO's best announcer, even with his made up, miss pronounced words.
|02-20-2013, 12:49 PM||#9|
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Everyone gives HBO **** for their commentators, but I don't mind them I think they add a sense of history and legacy by just being there. HBO has the history of bring the major boxing outlet. HBO also seems better production wise.
|02-20-2013, 12:51 PM||#10|
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I agree with those who think HBO has the better show but Showtime has the better announcers. Especially now that Larry Merchant retired and Emanuel Steward passing away, HBO took a dip in the commentary.
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