Listen: Meltzer, Jim Ross, Mr. Barnette discussed on The Jim Ross Report
"Wrestling with Jim Ross radio show are really ace launcher. Yeah. They're they're one of the many advertisers. And you've got a good friend. Bob Hughes who was in charge of the advertising for Georgia Power, which is a monster. And you've got, you know, a lot of relationships with these advertisers. So you decide to make the splash about you jumping by having Vince McMahon appear on the show, which is pretty incredible falls. The Meltzer would compare to the time when you know, it's took over Georgia championship. Wrestling TV slot back in the day out of committee break the bad news. So you've got you've got a good idea here. Do you pitch this to vents or does Vince pitch to you? It was a he kinda wanna do it. I don't know if I was bold enough say, by the way, which Maria show a motto Noemi amount of miss out of ignorance you pitch him on radio said. Oh, yeah. Yeah. Yeah. See circle back around will what if now especially going into recipes? Sure. Thirty seven states flash. What channel tation baby. So he came on. I can't remember I thought I had some other guy. I had other w of gas on to think, but this was the big one. That's the one everybody hanging on their seats here. Can you imagine today social media that order? Huge huge. Trended to Connie sur JR could a trended for once. When he's on your show. He would compare you're jumping from w to the WB EFI would say, it's the equivalent of John Madden jumping from CBS NBC. I mean, that's that's a pretty big time. Yeah. Eating say, southern John than it is John that the John mad- right knows. I that was a pleasant surprise honest with you. Also on that show. You've got Vincent, man. Bobby heenan? Shawn Michaels, you wrestlemainia preview show, and he would even Meltzer right actually Ross himself that make the announcement of his joining ever be f- has announced her McMahon dad and Ross also announced this coming Sunday on WSB his radio show. What simulcast the last hour of wrestlemainia, and he would be a part of along with an in-studio mystery house from Atlanta, and this news has to get ws. Attention. Did they know it was coming before the hurt? Or is that the first I heard of it? I remember when call went like, a mom Bon what are you doing is gentlemen? What are you doing is? I, oh, what do you mean? What am I doing Mr. Barnette? I'm I have ever Tigers. They made a commitment. No, the contracts advertising contracts are in in WCW name. I created a show our producer show. I host the show. So what's the what's the what is hard to figure out here? Well, just it this next one handy. I said the money that dog getting paid makes me very happy. So you know, he he was just doing that. He I'm sure he went to shawls. And I know I know him we're both MO we are. So it was crazy crazy ties. But I I was I created show. I wanted to be successful. We all would nobody doing differently. I don't think if you're smart, you wouldn't. But I wanna ratings someone of notoriety for my show on the radio station. And that's one way we aren't it. Meltzer. Would Ryan w w had been wanting Ross to announce the Tony shivani was taking over the show WSB. We'll be bringing in a new program director in April in there. Some question as to the future status of the wrestling show in any form upon his arrival, and w w has already met with station about taking over the timeslot.."