A Joseph Ross
Tue Sep 25 23:38:29 EDT 2018
This surprises me, since NBC Boston has the facilities of NECN at its
disposal. Anyone know why this is so?
On 9/25/2018 7:16 PM, Scott Fybush wrote:
> The bigger issue, really, isn't whether or not people have figured out
> that they press "10" now instead of "7" to get NBC. Prime-time ratings
> suggest that the vast majority of viewers have figured that out.
> The problem is that even if they've found NBC on 10, the local news
> product there has nothing compelling about it to make a viewer change
> habits and switch away from 5 or 7 or 4 or 25. Not many markets these
> days have five TV newsrooms running full bore (off the top of my head?
> NYC, Chicago, LA), and making a mark as the fifth entrant in a crowded
> field is a huge challenge. Even being the number-four newsroom in a
> market is a tough position these days.
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