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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
Maybe KO could buy some independent TV stations...

Maybe KO could buy some independent TV stations in small markets in "The Heartland" (is that trademarked? the heartland seems to stretch from Ohio all the way to Colorado) and put himself on them and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-02-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15,413
Views: 1,595,624
Posted By veedon
Anybody had any experiences (good, bad, or...

Anybody had any experiences (good, bad, or indifferent) with the DTA's that TWC is providing now? What is the reason behind having to call TWC to activate the unit once you have hooked it up?

As...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-02-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
But what about mobile broadband service, internet...

But what about mobile broadband service, internet connections based on signals from cell phone towers? Couldn't AT&T be a strong player in that regard? After the merger, you might wind up with a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-01-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
If the show wanted to have an irrelevant and...

If the show wanted to have an irrelevant and unnecessary historical reference, why have it be a rebel reference? They could have called the car the "General Grant" and painted a bottle of whiskey on...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-01-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
I don't give a hoot about that show, but I did...

I don't give a hoot about that show, but I did like the quote from the PTC in the Hollywood Reporter article.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-30-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
DirecTV needs the merger in order to compete...

DirecTV needs the merger in order to compete against Big Cable in the service bundling game. Unfortunately, these days a pay TV company is unlikely to be able to compete unless it can also bundle...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-29-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
No need to go to all that trouble. He could've...

No need to go to all that trouble. He could've had a V8.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-29-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
American Masters, American Experience, and don't...

American Masters, American Experience, and don't forget all of the shows from the syndicator American Public Television or from other sources. PBS is only part of the picture; public television...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-28-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
Glad to see someone's interested in the older...

Glad to see someone's interested in the older folks and the preschoolers. Those older folks vote, too. Maybe they will start looking askance at politicians who seek to bump off Big Bird and the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-28-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
Nope. I don't jump through hoops for any...

Nope. I don't jump through hoops for any merchant. If the merchant won't let me see what's he's selling, I'm not going to do business with that merchant. I'm also not going to give him a way to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
I'm not impressed by NetFlix. Their web site...

I'm not impressed by NetFlix. Their web site won't even let people just browse without giving contact info. So you don't really even know what shows they have in their library.

And if the laws...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
Now you're getting into a much larger question of...

Now you're getting into a much larger question of whether there needs to be much higher taxation to provide funds to implement internet security measures or whether just letting each user fend for...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-27-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
It is outrageous that a show based on...

It is outrageous that a show based on exploitative humiliation was ever approved to air in the first place. I think Dana Carvey's Church Lady would have a pretty good hunch who is truly responsible...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-23-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
How far is it to Tipperary, anyway?

How far is it to Tipperary, anyway?
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-23-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
I don't know much about Joe Buck, but his father,...

I don't know much about Joe Buck, but his father, Jack, sure was a great baseball announcer.

Oh, and that new TV Land logo is kind of dull. It's no match for the Antenna TV logo.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-22-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
I'm glad to hear that I'm not the only one who...

I'm glad to hear that I'm not the only one who thought FOX's cameras were having trouble keeping track of the little white ball. This gives me reassurance that I'm not just a hypercritical grump.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-21-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18,157
Views: 1,656,674
Posted By veedon
It's a shame that there's not some way to load...

It's a shame that there's not some way to load into a TV a list of all FCC-licensed stations within the local DMA and nearby DMA's. Then if a set cannot receive a particular signal, the viewer would...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-19-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
This forum is still about TV, right?

This forum is still about TV, right?
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-16-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 700
Posted By veedon
Hey, now. That line is reserved for the Cubs.

Hey, now. That line is reserved for the Cubs.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-15-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 700
Posted By veedon
Great job by NBC and the NHL. NBC should...

Great job by NBC and the NHL.
NBC should consider starting a weekly "Hockey Night in the USA" broadcast rather than having so many games on that cable network.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 700
Posted By veedon
Seattle is the obvious expansion choice in the...

Seattle is the obvious expansion choice in the U.S.
Some people say Kansas City might be interested, too.
KC did have an NHL team very briefly in the 1970's.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 700
Posted By veedon
Cold steel on ice. Gotta love it.

Cold steel on ice. Gotta love it.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
The 700 Club is even sleazier than HBO. And the...

The 700 Club is even sleazier than HBO.
And the sad thing is that media treat that show as though it had more influence than it does. Almost all of the "religious" shows on TV are far removed from...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-14-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
The proof has never been in the pudding. (Well, I...

The proof has never been in the pudding. (Well, I suppose you could add something that is 80 proof or so.) Rather, the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-13-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,234
Views: 73,096
Posted By veedon
Are some of the links at the end of the recent...

Are some of the links at the end of the recent HOTP postings linking to the wrong article?
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