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Fox / Newscorp channels possibly suspended Nov. 1/Now resolved


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#1 OFFLINE   Pepe Sylvia

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 07:42 PM

There is a message on channel 248-1 that directs you to OurPromiseToYou.com regarding negotiations with Fox / Newscorp. There are several channels affected, FX, Fox Movie Channel, National Geographic, and some others. :mad:

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#2 OFFLINE   ciurca

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 07:43 PM

Crap. I watch a lot on fx
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#3 OFFLINE   TheRatPatrol

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 07:53 PM

The channels involved are
FX
National Geographic Channel
Speed Channel
Fox Soccer Channel
Fox Movie Channel
Fox Deportes
FuelTV

Some of you may also lose the 13 Fox Sports regional networks that televise some college football and NHL hockey into your home communities.

Your local FOX broadcast station and Fox News Channel are not involved.

Great. :(

Edited by TheRatPatrol, 20 October 2011 - 08:06 PM.


#4 OFFLINE   Kevin F

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 07:59 PM

Eh, I wouldn't care too much but of course I would like it to be resolved.

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#5 OFFLINE   kiknwing

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:01 PM

I won't be a happy camper if I can't watch SOA.
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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:04 PM

I'm surprised Fox News isn't included. I figured that'd be their bargaining chip.
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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:09 PM

I'm surprised Fox News isn't included. I figured that'd be their bargaining chip.


I bet FNC's carriage deal is with the O&O station's deal. Hopefully that contract is not up for renewal for a few years. Can't say I am upset about losing the potential channels while an agreement is worked on, but never like to see channels pulled over carriage disputes. Seems to be more common nowadays, regardless of the MSO.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:16 PM

Personally, if I had to give up watching the World Series on Fox for DirecTv to take a stand against this ongoing corporate greed, Id turn it off now.

I say drop the Fox, add DIY, and some of the other channels we dont have, and let Murdock take the hit, and see how long he likes doing without those 19 million subs.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:22 PM

From the FAQ about what channels:

The channels involved are FX, National Geographic Channel, Speed Channel, Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Movie Channel, Fox Deportes and FuelTV. Some of you may also lose the 13 Fox Sports regional networks that televise some college football and NHL hockey into your home communities. Your local FOX broadcast station and Fox News Channel are not involved.


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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:31 PM

Now will this also hit FSN games on CSN? Like what happen when dish pulled some FSN's and some of the FSN games on CSN where pulled as well.
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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:31 PM

I guess I'll have to download American Horror Story?

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:34 PM

Eh, this will end the same way as the others.... we will still have the channels and we'll pay for them.
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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:37 PM

I guess I'll have to download American Horror Story?


You're probably good for next week. Cross your fingers and toes about after that.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:38 PM

This will get resolved just like it always does. Neither party here wants a service interruption.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:42 PM

This will get resolved just like it always does. Neither party here wants a service interruption.

That's what we said about Versus and that was off for 9 months.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 08:53 PM

I hope they get this resolved and history says they will, but if not I will have to back to comcast

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 09:04 PM

Sometimes you shave to draw a line in the sand. I think that our friends at DIRECTV are right to negotiate hard. If they pay more to the content providers, you'll pay more to DIRECTV.
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Posted 20 October 2011 - 09:14 PM

Personally, if I had to give up watching the World Series on Fox for DirecTv to take a stand against this ongoing corporate greed, Id turn it off now.

I say drop the Fox, add DIY, and some of the other channels we dont have, and let Murdock take the hit, and see how long he likes doing without those 19 million subs.


Yawn.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 09:15 PM

FX has quality content. I have no doubt this will be resolved...

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 09:22 PM

Is Fox movie channel HD part of the new deal?
I want CLTV / CLTV HD on direct tv.




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