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When was TWC's best year?
« on: February 19, 2009, 12:50:25 PM »
In what year do you think the Weather Channel was at its best?  If you're unsure, just pick your favorite year of TWC programming.

If I only could pick one year, I would choose 1995.  This is the year when "WeatherScope" and "Exposures" debuted.  I would know everything about the nation's weather and the forecast in a nutshell after watching one segment of "WeatherScope", and the "Exposures" series taught me so much about the weather yet only aired once a week for 30 minutes (a feat that I cannot say is true with newer series like "Storm Stories", "It Could Happen Tomorrow", and "When Weather Changed History").  Coverage of the Atlantic hurricane season in that year when 19 tropical storms formed definitely helped out their ratings just like how 2005's season put in a new jolt for the modern days of TWC.  I admit that I'm more biased towards TWC in the 90's, so please feel free to disagree and weigh in your own opinion! B)

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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2009, 02:49:59 PM »
I concur with 95. WeatherScope and Exposures were two of my favorite programs on TWC.

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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2009, 04:08:06 PM »
The year I would pick would be late 2003, after the relaunch. The new programs that debuted and the Stephen Arnold music made that year, and the 2003-2005 era, the best in my book.
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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2009, 08:03:44 PM »
You know I have been reading Frank Battens book on TWC and it seems like years leading up to 97 were the best years for TWC.

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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2009, 10:59:57 PM »
I should say, 2003-2008 were the best years. (2009 is going downhill I am sorry)
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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2009, 11:04:02 PM »
I don't have a definitive choice for best year, but I do have an opinion about its worst years. I say it is the 2005-2008 era, starting with the logo redesign to the day before TWC first went HD. Iheartstephanieabrams, I disagree with you. The OCM talent wasn't there, and TWC went to new lows then. The HD relaunch makes up for the apathy I had during that era.

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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2009, 06:10:18 PM »
I think TWC's best years were 1986-96.
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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2009, 07:51:40 PM »
2003-2005 were TWC's best years IMO.
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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2009, 07:52:29 PM »
1995-1999. :biggrin:
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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2009, 09:45:17 PM »
The "Live By It" era were the time I watched TWC the most, so I choose that as my favorite era.
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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2009, 10:11:24 PM »
1998-2005

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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2009, 12:31:35 PM »
My favorite years were 1993-2003

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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2009, 10:32:53 PM »
1998-2006

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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2009, 10:47:52 PM »
1998-2005,2008-present (despite OCM's being laid off)

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Re: When was TWC's best year?
« Reply #14 on: February 26, 2009, 03:20:42 PM »
1998-2005,2008-present (despite OCM's being laid off)
Oh yeah, TWC went way uphill after the HD relaunch on June 2, but by September it started going downhill again.