majestic: "You can't just buy the sports section of XYZ newspaper." Guess what, dipshiat? Look at what is happening to newspaper circulation. You're next, Methuselah.
LargeCanine: Too late cable guys. Your end is nigh.... I mean near.That means don't buy their stock.
Marcus Aurelius: Comcast CEO has numerous Congressmen in his thrall, whom he regales with tales of heroic programming decisions whist golfing.Film at 11.
ikanreed: Dear god, "people wouldn't pay for X, therefor we'll force them to buy it" is the most demonstrative evidence against free market capitalism supporting their monopoly I've ever heard.
FatherChaos: This is why Hulu and Netflix will soon dominate the TV markets. What's funny to me is the whole local-channel HD switchover they paid so much for now looking like a huge waste of money.
Talos: Huh...funny how the music industry was saying the same thing. Insisting people buy the whole album/CD or you'll get nothing.Times will change and so will Comcast when they start losing customers by the truck full.
paygun: A la carte programming is never going to happen on cable. That's not the same as never going to happen period.Good luck with your business model, farker.
dj_spanmaster: "Cable" will still end up being a valuable physical network; the only question is whether Comcast will wise up before getting purchased.
ElwoodCuse: Live sports is going to prop up pay TV for a long time because advertisers know it's DVR-proof.
skozlaw: TV is dumb enough as it is without giving COMPLETE control over to every mouthbreathing retard who thinks a little kid farting for 40 minutes is top-notch entertainment.
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