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Who is simply going to stop watching Sunrise after David Koch's comments?

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#1 Illiterati

Posted 22 January 2013 - 03:58 PM

I find there is always a lot of talk but little real action.

There was a protest sure. But that provided great publicity - probably gave Channel 7 and Sunrise more eye balls (ratings) than usual and even more of a platform and voice for Koch.

What is important for TV shows are viewers which = ratings which = advertising revenue.

A real and probably the most effective action would be simply to stop watching Sunrise. People abandoning a program, killing its ratings is the best protest and message to send a TV station.

That is probably the only feedback they will get that they will "understand' and act on.

#2 CupOfCoffee

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:00 PM

Do people actually watch sunrise to start with.

(I do agree though, people need to follow outrage with action)

#3 Escapin

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:02 PM

watching in the first place would be required. In fact, I hardly watch anything on channel 7, it all seems to play to sterotypical overly white middle Australia, without a hint of sarcasm. Ugh.

#4 daturah

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:02 PM

I don't even watch Sunrise, precisely because I never could stand David Koch.

#5 fancie shmancie

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:03 PM

I've never watched it.

#6 Copacetic

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:03 PM

No they won't make me stop watching Sunrise.  They won't make me start watching it either.

#7 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:03 PM

Do you think they would really care? With the boost in ratings this whole episode has caused thay must be laughing in their coffee cups. Mr Koch is renowned for these types of provocative comments which always prompt more people to watch Sunrise to catch the fallout. In a few days it will all be forgotten and there will be a new ground-breaking story in the headlines.

#8 dadwasathome

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:04 PM

There are two times I watch:

1. when it's on in a waiting room (or the blood bank, which is next door to the studio); or

2. when I walking past and they are in Martin Place.

#9 CallMeFeral

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:04 PM

Agree there needs to be a boycott.
But first, we need to find someone who watches it in the first place... Tounge1.gif

#10 noi'mnot

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:05 PM

QUOTE (daturah @ 22/01/2013, 05:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't even watch Sunrise, precisely because I never could stand David Koch.

Yeah. The whole thing has just reiterated to me that he's repulsive, and I still don't want to watch him.

#11 71Cath

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:05 PM

QUOTE (CallMeAliG @ 22/01/2013, 05:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Agree there needs to be a boycott.
But first, we need to find someone who watches it in the first place... Tounge1.gif


I stopped watching it about 4 years ago, I watch ABCNews24

#12 kadoodle

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:06 PM

Who watches channel 7 on here?  Can they please explain the appeal?

#13 PixieVee

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:07 PM

I'll continue not to watch it if that helps haha.

#14 BadCat

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:08 PM

I ditched Sunrise when I couldn't convince them to get rid of Grant Denyer who I find infinitely more offensive than David Koch.

#15 solongsuckers

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

No, because I don't even care what he thinks. I will do what I do regardless of his opinion.

#16 WibbleWobble

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

I never watch it ( or the other one on the other channel) I don't think I am their target market having a brain and all. ph34r.gif

#17 purplekitty

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:10 PM

It won't be difficult to stop because I never started.

#18 Niamh23

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:14 PM

Another who doesn't watch it and never has, but I don't know what exactly a boycott would accomplish?

#19 slinky

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:15 PM

I stopped watching years ago because Kochie was such a tosser, nothing to do with his latest bout of stupidity.

ETA spelling

Edited by slinky, 22 January 2013 - 04:15 PM.

#20 Illiterati

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:22 PM

So it appears David Koch knows his audience (which seems to exclude ladies and gentlemen of taste and intelligence) and said what he said because he knows it won't affect ratings.

#21 caitiri

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:22 PM

I don't watch because of Koch I used to watch channel 9 but can't stand Karl  or Lisa? so now I watch nothing .

#22 lclb

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:24 PM

Another non watcher here but I turned off because I found the females on the show to be patronising, though wholeheartedly agree that Kochie is a tosser.

#23 anna76

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:25 PM

I don't usually do T.V. In the mornings... I did once watch Sunrise when in a motel on holidays and it was rubbish.
Methinks anyone who watches it won't be game to admit it!

#24 jill1972

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:25 PM

The only time I watched Sunrise was in the maternity ward at hospital when I had my babies LOL!  Talk about irony.  Maybe he ought to be thinking about his audience.


#25 Mama8

Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:25 PM

I can honestly say that until Monday I've never watched the show laughing2.gif
I tuned in to see what mr Kosh had to say and to see the nurse in original.gif

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