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THE WEATHER CHANNEL

May remove weather channel

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#1321 OFFLINE   inkahauts

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 02:23 AM

Apparently it does.

I dont feel bad for billion dollar companies, clearly you do.

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How do you figure? I resent twc for claiming my personal safety is an issue and that because of that DIRECTV and ALL (cause let's face it that was what they where saying) providers must carry their channel. It's completely unethical hogwash to even attempt that argument and I want to see them go away. Add to that they don't have the weather in during my normally home hours and they are even more full if it.

How is wanting to see them fail make me someone who feels bad for billion dollar companies? :lol:

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#1322 OFFLINE   inkahauts

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 02:25 AM

You know that those companies dont want their channels being offered that way. That's one of the reasons we dont have pac12. They want the channel on the basic tiers.


True but I think at some point companies will have to have more teirs and packages and then it will be easier to again carry everything. But it will be about five to ten more years for that I think.

#1323 OFFLINE   PCampbell

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 09:59 AM

ALTFAN48  Can you switch providers?  We all can be happy then.


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#1324 OFFLINE   inkahauts

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 01:02 PM

Well this thread should really be closed and Altfan should be happy.

It at least steered back to just talk about weather nation.

#1325 OFFLINE   Herdfan

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 01:11 PM

Last post in before the lock. :D

 

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#1326 OFFLINE   jerrylove56

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 01:15 PM

Hooray.



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Posted 08 April 2014 - 01:22 PM

No. Some of us are happy only because the weather channel acted the fool. No one says you have to be happy if you liked watching weather reality TV.

One more time. Most of us didn't care because the weather channel is now a reality channel and not a weather channel but were glad to see it permanently dumped once they acted like they were more important than they are.

Well.  It appears the anti TWC can now find some other topic to wail on.  Oh yea, I wonder how long the reality show ban lasts?  As I posted more than a 2-months ago, DTV used this as a spin to justify its rate increase, period.


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#1328 OFFLINE   AntAltMike

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 02:58 PM

I see that my local Gannett/CBS affiliate WUSA Washington, DC, just added Weather Nation as a subchannel, replacing its local Doppler Weather.

 

I did some checking to see if Weather Nation had taken advantage of their exposure to get a foothold in the broadcast TV market, but my check of their Wikipedia page history shows that they have been holding steady at about 30 broadcast television affiliate from before they were first substituted for The Weather Channel on DirecTV.  They aren't available via broadcast in any of the largest markets, but are on the air in Atlanta, Washington, DC and Boston.



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Posted 08 April 2014 - 03:32 PM

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, TWC is coming back according to the WSJ, CNN, and USA Today.



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Posted 08 April 2014 - 03:36 PM

Well.  It appears the anti TWC can now find some other topic to wail on.  Oh yea, I wonder how long the reality show ban lasts?  As I posted more than a 2-months ago, DTV used this as a spin to justify its rate increase, period.

Of course you have proof to back up your statement.  :sure:


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Posted 08 April 2014 - 03:38 PM

Too bad the agreement wasn't to cut their reality programming by 100%!


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Posted 08 April 2014 - 03:45 PM

They will not cut reality programming but we can cut this thread. 


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Posted 08 April 2014 - 04:06 PM

Last post in before the lock. :D


Not quite. :)

But since there is a new thread and there is no need for duplicate conversation -
See you in the new thread!
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