said by eco:
Simple answer: no. FCC rules prevent it.
correct answers yes
comcast now owns nbc there are 2 options for carrying channel nbc on cable that comcast can do they can use must carry rules to require any other cable company to provide it or they can elect to charge a fee say 3 dollars for your local nbc channel
comcast owns the content the fcc give ota broadcast stations great leeway in how they use that content heck in some markets
they already took away the channel from dishnetwork briefly