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Old January 4 2010, 06:03 PM   #76
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Re: Broadcasters' woes could spell trouble for free TV

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I really hope they stick around. Networks are pretty much the only place you can find decent TV.
Compared with cable?!? No way!

Only good network show I can think of right now: Lost. Maybe also Chuck.
Definitely! You got 30 Rock, The Office, Chuck, Glee, 24, Lost, Fringe, How I Met Your Mother, etc. The only things I watch on cable are Psych and Stargate Universe.
You're probably lucky becasue you live in a city or metropolitan area and can get good reception on all channels.

I'm 120Km out of Toronto and the only two watchable channels are the local CBC affliate and Global out of Toronto.

So with out cable or satelite we wouldn't even have networks (CBC, Global, CTV or A) to watch.
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Old January 4 2010, 08:58 PM   #77
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You're probably lucky becasue you live in a city or metropolitan area and can get good reception on all channels..
True, plus the transmitters are all atop a 10,000ft mountain on the edge of town, and there are no other obstructions around other than buildings and trees. That said, I think most of the (US) population can get the networks over the air.
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Old January 5 2010, 05:09 AM   #78
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I really hope they stick around. Networks are pretty much the only place you can find decent TV.
Compared with cable?!? No way!

Only good network show I can think of right now: Lost. Maybe also Chuck.
Definitely! You got 30 Rock, The Office, Chuck, Glee, 24, Lost, Fringe, How I Met Your Mother, etc. The only things I watch on cable are Psych and Stargate Universe.
24 should probably pack it in this season, that premise has been milked for all it's worth. Maybe The Office is good, I've never checked it out, but overall your list is pretty paltry compared with Dexter, Big Love, Breaking Bad, Mad Men and Sons of Anarchy.

Although I commend you for being able to tolerate SG:U.
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Old January 5 2010, 03:39 PM   #79
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Old January 5 2010, 05:57 PM   #80
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Old January 6 2010, 05:50 AM   #81
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Hah hah! I have Comcast!

Which already charges stratospheric rates...
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Old January 7 2010, 06:12 AM   #82
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^My family, too, has Comcast. Comcast for Internet and TV and Verizon for the phone (both landline and cell).
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24 should probably pack it in this season, that premise has been milked for all it's worth.
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