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#21 OFFLINE   Chrismon1001

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 04:09 AM

Personally I like Current a lot better than HLN, but I can see why most would not want it on News Mix since it's not news all the time. I find News Mix way too small and unwatchable though.
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 04:24 AM

3 low ratings democrat cheer leading channels (CNN,MSNBC,CRNT). 3 business channels and not the highest rated news channel Fox News. I'm not surprised. OK, Libs can now start ranting.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:00 AM

3 low ratings democrat cheer leading channels (CNN,MSNBC,CRNT). 3 business channels and not the highest rated news channel Fox News. I'm not surprised. OK, Libs can now start ranting.

???

retired flyer, both Fox News and the Weather Channel are among the 8, not 6, channels on the News Mix channel.

I don't know what you are seeing. You are on channel 102, right?

I know I am seeing Current TV and not Headline News there right now.
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:18 AM

???

retired flyer, both Fox News and the Weather Channel are among the 8, not 6, channels on the News Mix channel.

I don't know what you are seeing. You are on channel 102, right?

I know I am seeing Current TV and not Headline News there right now.


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Posted 03 October 2012 - 09:20 AM

I remember when HLN had news, when the Weather Channel had weather, etc.

I don't watch HLN, but seeing Robin Meade in HD would make me tune in sometime...
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 09:25 AM

Can't believe they put Current on there. I find it a very left wing biased infonews channel. What I mean by infonews, is they have no right wing counterbalance on their whole broadcast.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 09:56 AM

I would imagine that last night's appearance by Current on the News Mix channel was a test for tonight's first Presidential debate. HLN is not carrying the debate but Current is.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 02:13 PM

Can't believe they put Current on there. I find it a very left wing biased infonews channel. What I mean by infonews, is they have no right wing counterbalance on their whole broadcast.


Is Fox News on the mix channel?

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 02:58 PM

Is Fox News on the mix channel?


Fox News weighs to the right SO heavily, it would balance out all other news channels if they WERE left. (And not all are.) :D
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:11 PM

Fox News weighs to the right SO heavily, it would balance out all other news channels if they WERE left. (And not all are.) :D


Exactly. So I'm not sure why current being there is an issue based on the type of programming.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:18 PM

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 04:38 PM

Fox News weighs to the right SO heavily, it would balance out all other news channels if they WERE left. (And not all are.) :D


At least you can find some Liberal counterbalance on FOX News, with people like Pat Caddell, Juan Williams, Allen Colmes, Bob Beckell, Mark Lamont-Hill and a few others. Still looking for a counterbalance on Current, that doesn't exist.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 04:39 PM

At least you can find some Liberal counterbalance on FOX News, with people like Pat Caddell, Juan Williams, Allen Colmes, Bob Beckell, Mark Lamont-Hill and a few others. Still looking for a counterbalance on Current, that doesn't exist.


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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:20 PM

Folks, this is not a thread about the political leanings of any channel or a thread about the President. Let's not go there.
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:21 PM

Well. All's well that ends well then. Now we just need to get news mix in HD.

That would actually be kind cool.
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:56 PM

HLN is a waste nothing live all old news. Need BBC news to replace it
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 09:06 PM

CRNT is owned and run by Al Gore - and I don't have to post what that means...

HLN is a waste nothing live all old news. Need BBC news to replace it


I would rather have HLN, but agree, BBC News certainly deserves the spot more than CRNT

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:28 AM

As I suspected, Current was in News Mix for the debate and is gone today. Expect it to reappear for the next three debates.

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 08:29 AM

I totally forgot about news mix as it isn't in my favorites list.
I have the news channels on my Quick Tune screen.

Just tuned to 102 and that is a waste of space. Too much space at the top that could be used for 4 more channels.

I think DirecTV should create a mix channel for QVC and the like. :)
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Posted 04 October 2012 - 09:32 AM

I totally forgot about news mix as it isn't in my favorites list.
I have the news channels on my Quick Tune screen.

Just tuned to 102 and that is a waste of space. Too much space at the top that could be used for 4 more channels.

I think DirecTV should create a mix channel for QVC and the like. :)

Yeah, and eliminate the transponder spots and channels for these telemarketing/shop at home channels.




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