Back at last
Published: Friday 2004-09-17.
This autumn, Viasat is finally starting to show professional wrestling again after many years absence, this time on Ztv, both in Sweden and Norway (although I have only seen a start date for Swedish Ztv yet), that is going to show the programmes (without Hoa-Hoa this time, thank you very much). Professional wrestling is, as you all now, as much sport as Extreme makeover is documentary—it looks a lot like sport, but it is all fake.
Okay, not everything is fake, the guys (and girls) have trained a long time to be able to perform the moves they perform, but they do it according to a script in matches where the winner is determined in advance. But I don’t care that the outcome is prearranged, this is entertainment just as much as any other tv series or movie—and< they are just as much prearranged.
Now to the problem: when Canal Digital (then Telenor Avidi) changed their basic package last year, Ztv disappeared and the question is if it really is worth 199 kroner a month (about 24€) to be able to see the wresting on Ztv...
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