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I agree.  They try way too hard and lack classic professionalism.  So tired of the theatrics to get us to buy things.  The "older"  hosts are so much better and I do enjoy watching them.

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I'm also shocked about how unprepared they are, with the exception of Anthony. I think he's fantastic and would like to see more of him during the day time

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@Mandy2006 

 

Did Anthony leave? 

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Most of the veteran hosts aren’t on that much.  Guess on Q2 more these days.  QVC started down the silly path with hosts way before this group.  Not a fan of the silly group which they designate to most Q programming.  Hosts are much more professional on HSN.  QVC is in the perpetual “Valley girl”mode.

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The issue with Anthony moving on (and I agree that he is the best of that class), is that there really is no room right now in the "better" hours;  which is why I think retirements are coming up.  Seriously, what does Q do with all these people, except make them someone's social media secretary?

 

Elise, for example is going to do social media for Mary Beth and Shawn on Q1 and Q2.

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Veteran hosts were probably like the new ones at first? Practice makes perfect.  

 

There was one gal from the last group who I didn't think would make it a few months.  She has improved immensely.  

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I have to agree that some of the new hosts seem ill-suited for the job. 

 

I think Anthony is great; Katrina is very good hosting fashion. 

 

The most frustrating to watch are those saccharin smiles that try to cover all of the mistakes and omissions they are making, over & over.  I realize it's a tough job though.  Give them some time, they may pleasantly surprise.

 

While learning on the job continues, I've had to stop watching in the early morning hours altogether.  I used to love that quiet time to shop QVC, but no longer. 

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so many newbies they don't get enough actual hours to get better.  

and while I think it takes a year for each host to find their groove and style,  it becomes obvious to long term viewers who has "it" and who doesn't pretty quickly 

 

 

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I've only seen one.    She was OK. I guess I have to get used to her....Oh well.  I think most of them are on overnight

 

Years ago, I can't even remember when.  I couldn't sleep and watched around 3:00AM a new host.  She was OK, but a little stiff and overly anxious.  I never saw her again, so I guess she didn't stay.  

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I don't even know half of the new ones.  I don't watch much during the nighttime,  if ever.

I think with more channels they are needing to hire more  hosts but I agree, they don't pick them very well, goes to show you what kind of work force is out there!!?? Yikes.