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FCC's Martin ponders indecency on pay TV, radio

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by Richard King, Feb 25, 2004.

  1. Richard King

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    I like it. This could very well lead to a back door way of ala carte programming. This could also lead to channels being dropped totally if enough customers cancel them. I would hope that MTV would be one of the first to go.
     
  2. HappyGoLucky

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    So because you don't like MTV, you don't want anyone else to watch it, either?
     
  3. FTA Michael

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    What an interesting idea, a kind of Bizarro anti-a-la-carte. Viewers pay for the package, but get a cost-of-programming rebate for what they turn off.

    I guess all those ESPN-bashers could get $2/month off their bill. I'd turn off Lifetime for my 15 cents or whatever. I suppose if we turned off a shopping channel, our bill would go up by 25 cents. ;)
     
  4. Richard King

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    Actually, I could care less if people want to waste their time watching that garbage, but I suspect that if the option were given that MTV would be one of the most demanded for shut off and refunds. If enough do this, which I wouldn't be surprised, it could lead to the demise, or at least a radical change in the programming "quality" of MTV. :D
     
  5. HappyGoLucky

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    I personally do not care for MTV, or many other channels that are in my package. Perhaps if I could drop all the religious channels and enough people did likewise, they'd cease to exist too. ;)

    Sure, I'd like to be able to drop some unwatched channels *IF* it saved me some money. But more than likely, a-la-carte programming would result in higher costs for everyone.
     

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