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NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW

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The definitive icture of the last wrestling boomFeaturing exclusive interviews and comments from Eric Bischoff fmr President of World Championship Wrestling Harvey Schiller fmr President of Turner Sports Jamie Kellner President of World Championship Wrestling Harvey Schiller fmr President of Turner Sports Jamie Kellner CEO of Turner Broadcasting System Bill Burke fmr President of TBS network Joe Uva fmr President of Turner Entertainment Sales and Marketing Scot Safon fmr SVP of Marketing for TNT network Kevin Nash WWE Hall of Famer and time WCW world champion Diamond Dallas Page WWE Hall of Famer and time WCW world champion Vince Russo fmr WCW writer Marcus Buff Bagwell fmr WCW superstar and time world tag team champion Kevin Sullivan fmr WCW superstar and head booker Hugh Morrus fmr "WCW SUPERSTAR NEAL PRUITT FMR WCW "superstar Neal Pruitt fmr WCW Producer and voice of the nWo David Crockett fmr WCW Vice President of Production Dick Cheatham fmr Group Controller for TBS Alan Sharp fmr WCW Director of Public Relations Mike Weber fmr WCW Director of Marketing Rob Garner fmr WCW Vice President of TV Programming and SalesJerry Jarrett legendary
WRESTLING PROMOTER AND BOOKERAND MANY MANY 
promoter and bookerAnd many many In April Entertainment Weekly asked its readers many Americans *Were Surely Wondering To *surely wondering to themselves did wrestling get so big As a conseuence of the heated ratings competition between World Championship Wrestling WCW and the World Wrestling Federation WWF the spectacle had taken over Monday nights on The Purposeful Graduate prime time cable television But in a departure from the family friendlyrogramming roduced by the last industry boom the s Wave Which Made Household Names which made household names Hulk Hogan Rowdy Roddy Piper and Andre the Giant the new era of wrestling combined stunning athleticism with a raunchy sex appeal engrossing story lines and novel roduction techniues that reflected a changing society and its shifting valuesOnce again wrestling was a ubiuitous Thailand's Sickest - Hell To Pay phenomenon only this time it seemed as though the fad would never end With both WCW and WWF expanding into other forms of entertainment movies video games music and the like theotential for growth appeared to be limitlessBut with uncertainty surrounding its corporate future and increasingly uninspired rogramming eroding its audience. ,
WCW stood the verge of collapse Three years into a five year lan devised by its charismatic leader a former Blue Ribbon Foods salesman named Eric Bischoff the company whose unexpected ascension initiated the entire boom was operating on borrowed timeFor by the end of the five year Η γραφομηχανούλα - Nietzsche ex Machina plan WCW ceased to existBut NITRO is a story about muchthan WCW and the Monday Night Wars It is a story of an era a time in which the media and cultural landscaperecipitated and later supported ro wrestling s mainstream opularity It is a story of how a company made in the of an intuitively brilliant taker betrayed its original The Bias of Communication promise It is a story of how a handful of men each struggling with their own limitations facilitated aublic obsession that changed television foreverAnd so with the inside knowledge of a journalist the erspective of a historian and the assion of a fan author Guy Evans rovides a fresh look at an unfortunate inevitability the downfall of World Championship Wrestling Bolstered by exclusive interviews with over former TBS and WCW employees NITRO is.