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Did WGBH Run New Hampshire Public Television Out Of The Bay State?

Several days ago the hardwatching staff noticed that Channel 11 and Channel 44 were missing from our television. So we tasked (as they say) our Investigative Unit (aka the Missus) to find out what was up. And here it is: … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging “Strategery” At Ford Hall Forum

Well the Missus and I trundled down to Suffolk University’s C. Walsh Theatre last night to catch the Ford Hall Forum‘s tribute to Saturday Night Live writer James Downey and it was swell. From FHF’s website: James Downey has been a … Continue reading

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Comcast On Demand Just Got More Demanding

The Global Worldwide Headquarters was all abuzz when the hardworking staff learned that Comcast had expanded its On Demand roster to include ABC’s Castle along with Fox’s Bones and The Chicago Code (and maybe even more – check with the … Continue reading

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FCC Decision Only Comcastic For Comcast

The Federal Communications Commission voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve the merger of broadband Internet/cable service provider Comcast and NBC Universal, which owns 234 local TV stations, the NBC network, Universal movie studio, Universal theme parks, Telemundo, and cable nets MSNBC, … Continue reading

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Who’s Got Rabbit Ears Now?

One side dish served up by the Time Warner Cable/Fox rumpus in New York is the possibility that broadcast networks will go cable. The lure of turning a broadcast network into a cable network,complete with advertising revenues and subscribers’ fees, … Continue reading

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Crazy Like Fox

So there’s this big dustup between Time Warner Cable (a.k.a. the pipeline) and Fox Broadcasting (a.k.a. the content) about renegotiating their cablecast contract. Seems that Fox wants a big bump to allow Time Warner to cable the network into untold … Continue reading

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