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Forum: HDTV Programming   12-06-2016, 08:36 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
Well, there is a tie-in that economic conditions...

Well, there is a tie-in that economic conditions can be greatly affect by very small changes to public policy. One regulation being added or removed here or one environmental standard there can...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-06-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 227
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Posted By NetworkTV
The folks behind This Old House have undertaken...

The folks behind This Old House have undertaken an initiative to try to get young people into the business due to the massive shortage of contract labor in the last several years.

This is a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-05-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 227
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Posted By NetworkTV
I don't think we'd be having a debate about...

I don't think we'd be having a debate about dramatic increases in minimum wage at all if we didn't have so many people having to take such jobs to actually pay real bills and contribute to family...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-05-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 441,869
Posted By NetworkTV
For me, it's not just the rambling. It's...

For me, it's not just the rambling.

It's that little lean back, then lean in thing he does every time he says literally anything at all. It's as if he has to catch a cheese ball in his mouth, then...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-04-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,000
Posted By NetworkTV
Please, no crossover episodes. More often...

Please, no crossover episodes.

More often than not, a show I watch has a crossover with a show I don't, which results in me not knowing who these other characters are or what they actually do in...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-04-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 227
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Posted By NetworkTV
Off the shelf in reference to not being like past...

Off the shelf in reference to not being like past programs where custom computers were built because the private sector didn't have anything with the necessary specs or custom cameras were built...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 5,678
Posted By NetworkTV
...and you probably didn't get the penny back,...

...and you probably didn't get the penny back, either... ;)


Yes and no.

The space program is becoming considerably less proprietary compared to the big time NASA days. A lot of the private...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,064
Posted By NetworkTV
Regarding the fridge, like you said, he wasn't in...

Regarding the fridge, like you said, he wasn't in there nearly long enough to suffer any ill effects.

Further, I took it more as it was the only place he could hide the kid out of sight (it was...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 5,678
Posted By NetworkTV
I can't tell you the number of times I've had to...

I can't tell you the number of times I've had to do the math for a cashier when they accidentally hit "amount tendered" (which indicates the exact amount was paid), then have no idea how to figure...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13,049
Views: 454,661
Posted By NetworkTV
...and ESPN resisted OTT for quite a while and it...

...and ESPN resisted OTT for quite a while and it was a huge surprise when they stepped in.

CBS will join up when they feel the advantages outweigh not being in.

I'd bet if their own service...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 5,678
Posted By NetworkTV
I would submit just the opposite is true. ...

I would submit just the opposite is true.

Back in the slide rule days, you had to know math. Back in the analog electronics days, you had to know electronics. Back in the early computer days, you...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-02-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13,049
Views: 454,661
Posted By NetworkTV
A DVR is a must for me. I refuse to watch TV...

A DVR is a must for me.

I refuse to watch TV shows live if I can avoid it and I don't want to be at the mercy of when rights to stream episodes on demand run out when I want to wait to watch a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 441,869
Posted By NetworkTV
I'm stunned to find that I consider that idea...

I'm stunned to find that I consider that idea more compelling than the current season....
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13,049
Views: 454,661
Posted By NetworkTV
Yeah, but then it says this: It sounds to...

Yeah, but then it says this:


It sounds to me like it's a streaming channel available to subscribers of all those services that will only initially show up as a linear channel.

I could be...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2016, 11:11 AM
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Views: 441,869
Posted By NetworkTV
...and to further the point, you don't stop...

...and to further the point, you don't stop looking just because one guy says there isn't a cure. How do they know he's right?

Further, they haven't been very far from Atlanta. They've only...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2016, 11:03 AM
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Views: 441,869
Posted By NetworkTV
...and he also claimed Frank Darabont was a great...

...and he also claimed Frank Darabont was a great addition to the team and was honored to work with him, but he didn't exactly stand up for him when he was fired. Then went Glen Mazzara.

I'm not...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13,049
Views: 454,661
Posted By NetworkTV
Well, in this case, the word "channel" kind of...

Well, in this case, the word "channel" kind of stretches things a bit. It's only via streaming as far as I can tell, kind of like a Youtube "channel".

But, I kind of felt a little ill myself when...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,089
Posted By NetworkTV
I'm torn. In any other past season, I'd be...

I'm torn.

In any other past season, I'd be all over this. However, there are too many great shows out there right now to make me quick to jump on yet another series.

I'll probably record it and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-27-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 441,869
Posted By NetworkTV
The problem is, we saw hints at the occasional...

The problem is, we saw hints at the occasional flashback or even alternate look at something from the past in previous seasons. It's a trend they could have easily continued.


- In the beginning,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-27-2016, 07:11 AM
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Views: 441,869
Posted By NetworkTV
We know they don't intend to show it, but it...

We know they don't intend to show it, but it doesn't mean we don't want to see it.


Further, we don't have to know the cause of it. It would just be nice to see a little backstory of some of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-27-2016, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13,049
Views: 454,661
Posted By NetworkTV
Again, I wasn't aware of your only including the...

Again, I wasn't aware of your only including the big 4 OTA networks.

Even in the case of ABC, it isn't just satellite anymore. Don't forget, pretty much everything for ABC Sports, as well as ABC...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-27-2016, 12:54 AM
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Views: 454,661
Posted By NetworkTV
I didn't realize we were restricting this to the...

I didn't realize we were restricting this to the big 4.

I was referring to cable. ESPN, for example, has been known to serve multiple international and IP-based feeds for soccer or the NFL. Each...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-26-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11,119
Views: 441,869
Posted By NetworkTV
Yes and no. It's cheaper than a normal...

Yes and no.

It's cheaper than a normal location, but shooting outside is far more costly than being on a stage set.
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-26-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13,049
Views: 454,661
Posted By NetworkTV
It depends on the game. Some have a couple...

It depends on the game.

Some have a couple (pretty much just a main feed and a backup); some have around a dozen, including international languages.

As you said, with fiber, there can be a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-26-2016, 12:39 PM
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Views: 454,661
Posted By NetworkTV
Been going on for years. A lot of big events...

Been going on for years.

A lot of big events have multiple control rooms and master control rooms for blackout and regionalized programming with multiple commercial playback systems to send...
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