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Old December 31 2009, 04:45 AM   #28
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Re: Broadcasters' woes could spell trouble for free TV

Temis the Red-Nosed Vorta wrote: View Post
Here's what the government should be doing - imposing a la carte cable TV pricing. According to the LA Times, it's not impossible - could even happen this year.
I agree. I tend to watch most of my TV online nowadays anyway. But if there was a way to subscribe to specific channels -- or better yet, specific shows (either online or through cable/satellite), then I think you'd find that you'd get a much better revenue stream. At the very least, you'd be able to cut out all the guesswork of who DVRs a show vs. who watches online vs. who watches a realtime broadcast.

Oh, and don't forget the DVD sales for a full season.
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