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  • UPDATE on my Cutting the Cable...

    10/12/2018 7:47:37 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 100 replies
    12 Oct 2018 | US Navy Vet
    It is doing GREAT. We have done Roku and installed YouTube TV on our Samsung Smart TV and we don't even MISS cable at all. Should have done this YEARS(or when Roku came out) ago! Need to turn in all of our cable boxes/remotes though.
  • How is Maddow #1 in cable and Emmy's at a new low?

    09/18/2018 10:23:18 AM PDT · by mikelets456 · 22 replies
    Wrap ^ | 9/18/2018 | W
    Rachel Maddow just had her most-watched week of all-time, and the MSNBC anchor can thank Paul Manafort, Hurricane Florence and Michael Cohen for the record. “The Rachel Maddow Show” had its 10-year anniversary on September 8. For the week of September 10, 2018, she celebrated with her biggest audience ever. Covering both literal and political storms and hosting a sit-down with Bob Woodward Tuesday, “Maddow” averaged 3.43 million total viewers each night, per live-plus-same-day ratings from Nielsen, with 667,000 of them coming from the coveted adults 25-54 demographic.
  • Pay TV Sees Mass Exodus As Cord-Cutters Jump More Than 30% (to date) In 2018

    07/24/2018 12:26:42 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 174 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 24, 2018 | Dana Feldman
    In its latest forecast on U.S. pay TV and OTT (over-the-top) viewership, eMarketer projects that the number of those cutting the cord will grow faster than previously expected this year, while OTT viewership also outpaces projections. [Snip] According to eMarketer’s latest forecast on U.S. pay TV versus OTT, the number of those cutting the cord will climb 32.8% this year to 33 million, higher than the 22% growth rate (27.1 million) that was originally projected in July of 2017. This number represents the cumulative number of adults who have ever cancelled a pay TV service and have opted to continue...
  • Vanity - Fox News & Business Channels wipe out Cable TV with huge viewership.

    07/03/2018 2:19:27 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 28 replies
    Are you folks aware that when the weekly Cable TV News viewer numbers are posted, the viewers watching Fox Business Channel are not included. As it stands Fox News Channel alone is destroying both MSNBC and basement dweller, CNN. Add the FBN viewer numbers and fox just about outscores all of cable television. A recent article in Forbes magazine states, FBN crushes CNBC. Maria Bartioromo (Morning) has 260,000 viewers, Charles Payne has 310,000 viewers (Evening) and Lou Dobbs 430,000 viewers (Evening). The Fox pair is nearing the 4-5 million viewers per day on a regular basis...with MSNBC at about 2...
  • CNN Falls To Food Network In Last Week’s Ratings

    06/27/2018 7:47:43 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 40 replies
    CNN, meanwhile, trailed far behind both of its news competitors, ranking 13th in primetime and 7th in total day. In primetime, CNN lost to HGTV, Investigation Discovery, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, and the Food Network. The Anderson Cooper and Chris Cuomo-led lineup earned them just 914,000 average primetime viewers.
  • CNN’s Ratings Take Another Dive, HLN Sinks Into Abyss

    06/27/2018 6:13:53 AM PDT · by davikkm · 73 replies
    breitbart ^ | JOHN NOLTE
    While Fox News continues to dominate in the world of cable, CNN’s audience continues to shrink, reports TV Newser. In all of cable last week (not just cable news), Fox News was number one in primetime, averaging an incredible 2.513 million viewers. Fox News even humiliated second place MSNBC, which averaged just 1.78 million primetime viewers. But way, way, way down in 13th place, below even the Food Network, sits far-left CNN at number 13 and an average of just 914,000 viewers — which is about a third of Fox’s numbers. In total day viewers, Fox News is again number...
  • Spectrum quietly tries a la carte TV streaming, but restrictions apply

    05/03/2018 9:16:48 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 36 replies
    TechHive ^ | 2/22/18 | Jared Newman
    [The] Spectrum rep was promising a new kind of a la carte streaming service, officially called Spectrum TV Choice. For $25 per month, he said, I could get all the major broadcast networks, plus my choice of 10 other cable channels, all streaming on mobile devices, web browsers, Roku players, and Xbox consoles. While I personally have little interest in becoming a Spectrum TV customer—I’m happy with my combination of Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, and an antenna—this was a rare opportunity to try something truly new from the cable guys. Spectrum’s a la carte TV service is a good value,...
  • ESPN Loses 500,000 Subscribers In April

    05/02/2018 6:58:49 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 60 replies
    Outkick the Coverage ^ | May 2, 2018 | Clay Travis
    It’s become a major trend, when tax season arrives, cable and satellite subscriber numbers tank according to Nielsen estimates. I don’t know if that’s because come spring tax season everyone looks at their yearly budgets and many people, in an effort to save money, decide they don’t need cable and satellite subscriptions any longer, or whether the end of the NFL, college football, and college basketball causes many sports fans to tune out for the summer. But regardless of the reason cord cutting in the spring has become an annual trend And the start of this spring was brutal for...
  • TECHNOLOGY Charter, Comcast, Altice Dive As Cable TV Subscriber Losses Mount

    04/30/2018 9:32:29 AM PDT · by HonkyTonkMan · 11 replies
    Investors ^ | 4/27/2018 | REINHARDT KRAUSE
    < Snip >Shares in Charter Communications (CHTR) plunged after the cable TV firm reported first quarter earnings and lost more video subscribers than expected, also sparking a sell-off in Comcast (CMCSA) and Altice USA (ATUS). Charter plummeted 11.7% to 263.33 on the stock market today. Comcast fell 4.6% to 31.81. Altice dropped 9.3% to 17.59.
  • NFL being removed from major cable company’s most popular package

    04/24/2018 2:03:58 PM PDT · by RedMonqey · 87 replies
    Western Journal ^ | April 24, 2018 | Bryan Chai
    In the latest sign that the NFL’s stock isn’t what it used to be, the league’s flagship network is being removed from a major cable company’s most popular subscription tier. According to Awful Announcing, Comcast will be moving NFL Network from its most widely distributed cable package to a less viewed, more exclusive package. Comcast, the largest broadcasting and cable television company in the world by revenue, reached the decision to move NFL Network after Fox purchased the rights to “Thursday Night Football” for the upcoming season.
  • America Cuts the Chord: Cable TV Household Penetration Collapsed Double Digits In 2017

    03/21/2018 6:19:55 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 21, 2018 | John Nolte
    According to a new study, subscriptions to streaming TV services exploded by 450 percent in less than a decade. This has resulted in surge of cord-cutting, those who cancel their cable or satellite packages (pay TV). The result is that pay TV household penetration has collapsed from a years-long hold of 75 percent, to just 63 percent in 2017. In 2009, only 10 percent of homes subscribed to a streaming TV service (Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, etc.). By 2017, that number surged to 55 percent, or a 450 percent increase.
  • Comcast & The Cable Industry Greets The New Year With A Flurry Of Price Increases

    01/02/2018 7:40:32 AM PST · by george76 · 60 replies
    Techdirt ^ | 2 Jan 2018
    from the we-don't-have-to-compete,-we're-the-cable-and-broadband-industry dept. What do you do when you're faced by an existential, evolutionary shift that threatens your entire, overly-comfortable industry? Why you raise rates, of course! Comcast is one of six cable providers who have informed customers that they've raised the rates for the new year, despite the record-setting shift toward cord cutting during 2017. Everything Comcast offers is seeing price hikes .., ranging from increases in the company's traditional channel bundles, a price increase for Comcast's standalone streaming platform, and even the fee charged for renting a modem (which is now $11 per month). Comcast's even jacking...
  • The Number of People Who Use Netflix is Now the Same as Paying TV Consumers

    12/19/2017 12:39:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    ADWEEK ^ | 12/19 | Sami Main |
    Pay television subscriptions have been decreasing since 2015According to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the streaming audience is growing—but in unexpected directions. Fewer people are paying for linear TV than in previous years, but the number of Netflix users is rising. In 2016, about 76 percent of people paid for linear TV; this year, that number dropped to 73 percent, which is the same percentage of people who use Netflix. According to the chart below, pay TV subscriptions have been decreasing since 2015 to make room for cord cutters and cord trimmers. While 75% of consumers with Pay TV say...
  • Labor Department denies inspector workers’ compensation as other agencies accept his 9/11 illness

    12/13/2017 3:21:24 PM PST · by Coleus · 5 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12.03.17 | Ginger Otis
    A former inspector for the federal government now diagnosed with a terminal 9/11 illness is battling with the Labor Department for his workers’ compensation benefit.  Dale Henderson, 59, was a compliance inspector with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on 9/11.  He’s been diagnosed by government doctors with interstitial lung disease — one of several illnesses linked to exposure to hazardous materials on 9/11 or at Ground Zero.  Henderson’s 9/11 illness was acknowledged by the World Trade Center Victims Compensation Fund — which awarded him a $300,000 payout when he first got sick.9/11 asbestos debris lawsuits cleared by N.Y....
  • So, it looks like the internet is down for Spectrum cable customers? (Vanity)

    12/01/2017 1:04:59 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 30 replies
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  • A Cord cutter's review of Sling TV

    11/03/2017 3:49:33 PM PDT · by Company Man · 46 replies
    vanity posting ^ | November 3, 2017 | Company Man
    I recently subscribed to Sling TV. This is to report my experience so far.
  • Cable companies freak out after 1 million cut cord in 3 months

    11/01/2017 9:53:28 AM PDT · by oh8eleven · 132 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1 November 2017 | Chris Mills, BGR
    Cord-cutting, or at least the speed at which people are ditching pay TV, is on track to be the biggest upset of the year. There’s finally a collection of cheap-ish streaming services widely available, and as you’d imagine, people are jumping ship from cable as fast as humanly possible.
  • America Fights Back: Record Number of Patriotic Cord-Cutters Tumble TV Stocks

    10/13/2017 9:02:40 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 127 replies
    Big Hollywood (Breitbart) ^ | October 13, 2017 | John Nolte
    There is only one way — one! — to finally and forever destroy Hollywood and much of the mainstream media. You have to cut your cable or satellite cord. You have to cancel your pay TV package. The one-legged stool propping up ESPN, CNN, MSNBC, Disney, MTV, and the entire Tinseltown crime syndicate is you paying for cable TV. If you want to know how this scam works, read all about it here. If you want to know what do to after you cut the cord for America, read all about it here. Not to put too fine a point...
  • The NFL Can't Keep TV Afloat Anymore

    09/27/2017 5:10:21 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 55 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Joel Espelien
    The NFL has long been the cornerstone of the U.S. pay television market. Viewers’ loyalty to their favorite teams and the tradition of watching games on Sunday afternoons (and Monday nights) provided stability and certainty for stakeholders across the TV ecosystem. . . . The question today, however, is what if this entire edifice is just a house of cards? NFL ratings have fallen significantly across all providers over the past seasons and so far 2017 is not looking any better. The only positive element to that decline may be that fewer people have to watch the sad sight of...
  • Cable News Wars Turn Red Hot as Fox Roars Back: Really bad news for NBC-Universal

    09/27/2017 7:37:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/27/2017 | Peter Barry Chowka
    Fall is here and, as usual, it’s the time of the year when the broadcast television networks and the cable channels introduce their new schedules. The channels devoted to cable news are no different. Except that this year, Fox News is alone among the big three (FNC, CNN, and MSNBC) in shaking things up as the leaves are starting to fall. Fox News started introducing its new schedule incrementally last Monday. Initially, Hannity moved back to the 9 P.M. time slot previously occupied since May 1 by The Five, which has now returned to 5 P.M., while a new...