said by dgoner:
So tired of being played like a pawn in a game of chess. Maybe it's time to tell them all to stick it and cancel it
Yup and look at the the DISH vs AMC last month, same thing....just be reasonable, and there aren't problems.
Its always interesting when these things happen. Who is the bigger BS'r, and again which side various people take from the antagonistic promo's. Even discounting those who think cable is a God given inalienable right.
Maybe what providers should do is force a common date for all contract renewals, then Viacom/provider would be saying we are pulling the entire country vs 20mill or so here and there... OR rationally negotiate.
so programmer can't get advertisers $$$$ which AMC can for Mad Men 4x EMMY WINNER..... BUT THATS IT.
The Shows not getting the numbers are also very high $$$ productions. And Mad Men ONLY winner???
The other semi popular AMC shows have their fans but not the numbers. Much more niche audience, vs Mad Men's broad appeal
Again so AMC sorry you overextended yourselves, be real, get it from the advertisers not your forced viewer.
Or start cutting the costly laggards.--