January 2, 2013
After dumping arts channel Ovation as of yesterday, Time-Warner Cable is still threatening a bunch of other poor-performing channels on its offerings, saying consumers can’t afford endless jumps in prices, writes Deadline’s Executive Editor David Lieberman.
David reports that quite a few other channels remain in jeopardy of jettisoning from TWC, including some mildly surprising ones. (Read the whole piece here: http://www.deadline.com/2013/01/time-warner-cable-programming-ovation/ ) 
The concern of endlessly rising pay-TV fees voiced by TWC’s CEO is understandable, but is dumping a bunch of channels the best approach to controlling cable-TV costs?

After dumping arts channel Ovation as of yesterday, Time-Warner Cable is still threatening a bunch of other poor-performing channels on its offerings, saying consumers can’t afford endless jumps in prices, writes Deadline’s Executive Editor David Lieberman.

David reports that quite a few other channels remain in jeopardy of jettisoning from TWC, including some mildly surprising ones. (Read the whole piece here: http://www.deadline.com/2013/01/time-warner-cable-programming-ovation/

The concern of endlessly rising pay-TV fees voiced by TWC’s CEO is understandable, but is dumping a bunch of channels the best approach to controlling cable-TV costs?

  1. onlyforthedogs answered: it’s time for their business to switch to an a-la-carte model. I cut the cord 5 years ago but would re-connect if I could do it a-la-carte
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