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About A Week with the Ugly News Team

The Ugly News Team is a band of professional news people that have one thing in common...they are all unemployed.


Join Walter Ruskin and Tanner as they investigate, cover, and try to explain the world as only the Ugly News Team can.  Remember you don't want the news to break into your house to create the news.


Our motto is "If you believe it happened...Then we believe it happened!  No questions asked!  Unless we have to testify in court to protect ourselves...and then we will throw you under a bus to save our own behinds!"



A Week with the Ugly News Team

Walter Ruskin

Airs: 2:00 PM (PST) Thursday



Previous Episodes
Auditions
Air Date: 3/27/2012 2:15 PM
The Ugly News Team goes to All City Auditions in San Diego and reviews the results of their performance.  
 

This if the first official show to be viewed on Time Warner Channel 12 March 31st at 9:30 AM.  Enjoy the auditiion!
Fun With Cookies
Air Date: 2/29/2012 10:00 AM
The Ugly News Team introduces Sutton Porter to the show as well as the newest sponsor of the Ugly News Team, Niche Foods.  
A Very Fat Tuesday on Wednesday On Washington'a Real Birthday Show!
Air Date: 2/22/2012 10:00 AM

Walter and William discussed the past President’s day weekend and recap Marti Gras and the celebration know as Lent.



All You Need is Love with The Ugly News Team
Air Date: 2/15/2012 10:00 AM

All you need is love with the Ugly News Team. Walter and William review the weeks events as reported by the San Diego Community Newspaper Group. Featured topics Valentine's Day and the Aging Expo.

Age of Aquarius
Air Date: 2/8/2012 10:00 AM
Walter and William reflect on the past forty years of Walter's life and celebrate it by opening up birthday gifts and answering trivia questions from 1972.  
Super Bowl Week in Review
Air Date: 2/1/2012 10:00 AM

With the Super Bowl coming this weekend it is a Super Week in Review.


 

William is back from vacation and Walter is excited that he is back.  Join Walter and William as they break down this weekends Super Bowl and answer viewer questions!
Third Time is a Charm!
Air Date: 1/25/2012 10:00 AM

Walter Ruskin is visited by special guest, Chip Franklin, from KOGO 600am.  Chip Franklin hosts the number one morning show in San Diego and he visits the Ugly News Team to share some big news:  He is beginning production on a new show at WazilloMedia.com called "Laweyers, Guns, & Money".  


 

This week's review for the San Diego Community Newspaper Group also includes reviews of the Cleanest and Dirtiest Beaches in San Diego.  
Jumping the Shark with the Ugly News Team
Air Date: 1/18/2012 10:00 AM
This week Walter and William's in studio guests are the ladies from MotoMizfit, an all female motocross and apparel team.  Also, a special video short from Director Stephen Cunnane.  
New Year's Resolutions with the Ugly News Team
Air Date: 1/11/2012 10:00 AM
Welcome to "A Week in Review with 'The Ugly News Team!'"  Today, Walter and William discuss hte new laws of 2012, interview Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum, Ex-Presidential hopeful Herman Cain and discuss what homeopathic remedy Walter will use to loose weight in 2012. 
 

It's fun!  It's different!  Enjoy the Ugly Nes Team's week in review.  
Jeanne Sanner Book Reading
Air Date: 12/14/2011 10:30 AM

"Finding Unconditional Love" a new book by Jeanne Sanner.  Walter Ruskin of San Diego Community New Group and the Ugly News Team sit down with Jeanne her book reading.

About Host
We had to go all the way to Bel View to find our Anchor.  A young narcissist and overall deluded human who thought he was Walter Cronkite.  A few years ago, Walter thought he was a reporter for the Union Tribune here in San Diego.  He wasn't.  Anyway, Walter would send stories to the editor under his nom de plume, "Scoop".  The story that got him put into the funny-farm was one in which he reported that homes were being burglarized of their drywall.  He even called 911 to report the crime.  It turns out that Walter was at a construction site and the home in question was being bulit, not robbed.  Walter's faulty reporting did however launch an investigation from Turko and the Turko Files of local television station KUSI.  Their follow-up to the crazy reporter story uncovered that the homes were being built without the proper permits.  It cost the construction company $100,000 in permit violations and many death threats to Walter.  Walter went into exile for many years and eventually wound up in a mental hospital.  Unfortunately, Walter was never credited for exposing the faulty contractor, because he didnt, but he believes he did.  Turko and KUSI took all the credit, but Walter claims it is a conspiracy.  We are lucky to have this delusional human being as our lead anchor and hope he stays mentally fit...
"Spy Guy" Tanner

Tanner has history as a radio broadcaster for over 25 years.  Tanner was once on the very popular Cliff and Company Radio show on KSON here in San Diego.  After many years of entertaining people with his voice, Tanner discovered his true passion was being a mime, so he went to work and began miming the legendary skit "man in a box".  The radio executives did not find his miming funny at all.  Listeners were calling the station and reporting they could not see him.  So, KSON released him and we found him at the Marcel Marceau Home of Wayward Mimes.  Because of his great comedic mime timing, Tanner was brought on as the official "Unemployed Radio Host".