WBTS and WHDH
Tue Jan 3 10:55:03 EST 2017
This could be CBS saying if you want to carry WBZ you have to carry 38
or pricing such that carrying 38 is a better option than just BZ by itself.
On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 9:03 AM, Sean Smyth <email@example.com> wrote:
> One of the main reasons Channel 38 became so widely carried was the Bruins
> and Red Sox, and later the Celtics. It's been years since any of those
> teams had a local broadcast TV package.
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 12:24 PM Doug Drown <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > It has occurred to me that there may be a silver lining for WHDH amidst
> > this kerfuffle over the affiliation loss. What if WHDH were to give
> > Comcast and NECN some significant competition outside Boston? According
> > what I've been reading, the station plans to significantly beef up its
> > operation; what if it were to become a "superstation" comparable to WSBK
> > and WGN, offering Boston and New England news to the rest of the region
> > (and Canada) via Time Warner and other non-Comcast-owned cable companies,
> > as well as via satellite? DISH and DIRECTV don't carry NECN; it's a
> > cable-only operation. I think this could be a great opportunity for
> > if it could be worked out.
> > --
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