said by djrobx:
They can't compete there because current technology trumps captive programming
They can compete there, because they can offer uncensored shows. The Sopranos wouldn't really fly on network TV. Even shows like Six Feet Under which could technically work
on network TV are just so much better with "natural" swearing and nudity instead of the stifled stuff we get on primteime networks.
It works in other countries, they have full frontal nudity on over the air T.V.
We are just far too prudish here in usa. look at the problems a view of 5secs or less of a tit at the superbowl caused.
here if we want to hear "fuck", "shit" or the other 5 words you cant say on OTA TV, we have to pay ~$15/month for premium channels.--
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