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post #18841 of 18851 Old 07-26-2014, 03:05 PM
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Nayan: Me too especially since they seem to be showing more movies with the movies from FearNet already starting to come over.

R-U-Q-R-U: I actually do not think it is worth having any of HBO/SHO/MAX/STARZ anymore especially with what you get on basic and digital basic.

On HBO, I do miss Real Time with Bill Maher and Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. I would also like to see Last Week with John Oliver and some Documentaries but it's not worth $20 a month.

I have not seen any of Cinemax's new series and have no interest in Starz.

I'm leaning towards just ordering Showtime for two days durin the holidays to binge this season of Homeland. While Showtime is still an option with their Indy movies, The TMC split from the package further turns me off.

EPIX is actually a great value compared to other packages. You get nice OD and I love that Drive-In Channel.

At $5, it's also a better bargain than HD Pak $5 and the $10 soon to be FearNet-less Movie Pass when you mostly just get Encore and Plex.

I might just get EPIX after the trial.
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The only Premium channel I have is HBO. It is expensive but I watch pretty much every show they have and use HBO Go to watch the ones I've never seen so to me it's worth the money. I will probably end up dropping the Movie Pass as I really don't watch it as much and with Fearnet shutting down there's no reason to keep it. I am definitely getting EPIX once the trial is over though.

I'm a 'hooker' and a knitter. I guess that makes me bi-stitchual :). Crap I say
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It's notice week.

The notice will likely have SEC Network in there and word that FearNet is shutting down. It is indeed official that it all ends Thursday at midnight.

http://www.fearnet.com/videos/fearnet-farewell

The real question is if possibilities like LongHorn Network, Pac 12 Regionals or something like Pivot, Revolt or something new will be in there.

I get the paper Wednesday and Thursday and will see it at my barber's on Tuesday.

Anyone getting it Monday?
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No notice today so it will be here tomorrow unless we missed it which hopefully we did not.

On the other site, The Birmingham Notice was posted and the only news from it is Jewelry TV might be off MTM's.

SEC Network was not listed but we know it's coming and they also formally announced the end of FearNet tonight.

As it stands, we might only get SEC Network this quarter. It shows how dried up those carriage deals really are.

We shall see if we get anything in the end of August notice.

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I hope we didn't miss it! We have a pretty good track record when it comes to notices, so probably tomorrow.

I'm a 'hooker' and a knitter. I guess that makes me bi-stitchual :). Crap I say
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Fear net is gone
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Yes it is .

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That sucks!

They did not even allow it to show FearNet's final movies tonight.
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Thumbs down

I hate it when they do that. I had planned on tuning in for the final hour after Sharknado 2 but I guess not now.

I'm a 'hooker' and a knitter. I guess that makes me bi-stitchual :). Crap I say
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Nayan,

I was going to get Movie Pass for the final night.

It's been a long journey. I remember the VOD service, it getting dropped and then the shocking announcement that we would get the 24/7 channel.

R.I.P. Fearnet
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Our notice is not much different from The Birmingham one yesterday.

The only real news............

It appears Jewelry TV and also Caracol TV are off the Month to month agreements.

This leaves only

Gol TV, NHL Network/NHL Center Ice, Outdoor Channel, Youtoo and Zap2it on the deals.


Other than that, there are some OTA channels changing frequency on or after August 19.

It only affects customers who receive programming through a digital-ready television (with a QAM tuner) and do not have a digital device. They will just have to re-scan their television sets to continuing viewing the channels.

And finally, they list the death of FearNet which happened yesterday.
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