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BHN_GOOD

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reply to BHNtechXpert

Re: [TV] A different NBC affiliate

It is good to see TWC deal this out with Hearst Television, because like all other Local channels are a waste and keep demanding revenue from Cable Co's across the country. Like Local 6 (CBS Affiliate) I can do without the crazy dispute over a few pennies per customer that and FOX 35 was a joke.

For once it would be nice to see BHN and other MSO's to be able to deal directly with the major broadcasters ( NBC - CBS - ABC ) just for the content.

Isn't it redundant to hear the same stories from all of the local affiliates when you can watch NEW13 (BHN-operated) and get all the local news all the time.

And if I felt it was Bias, I could always read the Bias local news paper or the Internet news.

Time to stop giving in the the stupid local affiliates and just deal with the content providers directly.

Good to see TWC not giving in this time. DISH & other end providers are following suit I would hope.

BHN is not cheap they are smart and offer a good value for the product's they offer.

Good riddance.


willitbeback

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will wesh return to bhn or not.

Happydude32
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reply to BHN_GOOD
quote:
For once it would be nice to see BHN and other MSO's to be able to deal directly with the major broadcasters ( NBC - CBS - ABC ) just for the content.
They do, already, in a way. Just looked it up, and as I suspected, Brighthouse offers Primetime On Demand just like Time Warner. The only time a local channel was ever pulled here, it was CBS for a month and a half, and this was prior to Primetime On Demand, but I’d imagine if lets say for example your local NBC affiliate is pulled, you should be able to catch all (or most) of the primetime shows On Demand in less than 24 hours after the original airing.

Personally, I could careless about local affiliates just give me the networks themselves, but I’m starting to watch less and less network TV and more and more original series on both regular cable and premium cable. The overall quality of these shows is so much better. When CBS was pulled, I watched my primetime shows and NFL football on CBS from the next market over on unencrypted QAM on cable. It felt good pulling one over on LIN Broadcasting.

Anyhow, since TWC/BHN’s contract for the primetime on demand programming comes directly from the networks themselves, I see no reason why you should be able to watch the network show On Demand if your local affiliate is pulled.
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The only problem with VOD, of course, being if the affiliate is owned & operated. Then, it all goes away.