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Forum: HDTV Programming   12-20-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By NetworkTV
I should point out, I don't agree with...

I should point out, I don't agree with withholding something just to retain exclusivity.

However, I don't think anyone should force the cablecos to offer up those networks.

They created them,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-20-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
Honestly, it's not even a DOJ issue. No...

Honestly, it's not even a DOJ issue.

No company has any obligation to sell their products through any reseller. If Nike doesn't want their sneakers sold in KMart, they have no obligation to make a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-20-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
I know, right? I'm sure I've probably heard...

I know, right?

I'm sure I've probably heard at some music from from at least a few of them. I watch shows on the CW, after all.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-17-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By NetworkTV
That's good Comcast. Keep pulling stuff like...

That's good Comcast. Keep pulling stuff like that. That will help you convince the regulators to let you buy Time Warner Cable and become a bigger bully.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-17-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,801
Posted By NetworkTV
If they're going to release some movies in 4K...

If they're going to release some movies in 4K this early, I wish they would release something with some wow factor. Maybe I'm under the incorrect assumption they're trying to sell the viewers on this...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-17-2014, 07:38 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
The problem with that is, there's a greater...

The problem with that is, there's a greater chance you'll have more people complain when you replace someone they like with someone they don't.

Change for the sake of change isn't always a good...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-15-2014, 01:57 PM
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Views: 62,605
Posted By NetworkTV
Personally, I blame "Chase the Chuckwagon...

Personally, I blame "Chase the Chuckwagon (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chase_the_Chuck_Wagon)" for the crash...


.....or maybe it was that God-awful port of Pac-Man running on 1977-era Atari...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-14-2014, 10:57 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
I certainly wouldn't want to talk in absolutes...

I certainly wouldn't want to talk in absolutes when it comes to 8K, but here are the potential issues with it verses 4K:

1) A lot of back catalog of pre-digital intermediate movies are shot on or...
Forum: Latest Industry News   12-13-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
My advice is this: If you have a perfectly...

My advice is this:

If you have a perfectly good 1080p monitor that you have no need to replace, don't buy a 4K display. In a year, they'll be cheaper with more choices and available content.

If...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-11-2014, 05:17 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
Johnny Sokko. The giant robot will be the...

Johnny Sokko.

The giant robot will be the bailiff.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-11-2014, 04:55 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
A bit off topic, but the whole college thing is a...

A bit off topic, but the whole college thing is a huge pet peeve with me.

I keep hearing how expensive it is to pay for it and how long it takes to pay off, but it seems like it's because everyone...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 146,792
Posted By NetworkTV
Nah, the real 4th law is: "A robot my ignore...

Nah, the real 4th law is:

"A robot my ignore the previous 3 laws if the act is preceded by the robot uttering the words, "awe, screw it....."
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-08-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By NetworkTV
Don't we do that every so often anyway?

Don't we do that every so often anyway?
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-08-2014, 01:05 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
No, the problem is, young people today want...

No, the problem is, young people today want things to be cheap. Then, once they get cheap, they want it free. The same thing is happening with gaming. The number of times I see comments on apps about...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-05-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,801
Posted By NetworkTV
The same could be said about HD. Heck, there are...

The same could be said about HD. Heck, there are still plenty of people running SD video into HD monitors. Yet, nearly every channel is HD and we have HD home video formats along with streaming....
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-04-2014, 09:30 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
Comcast....still classy.... :rolleyes:

Comcast....still classy....

:rolleyes:
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2014, 12:43 PM
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Posted By NetworkTV
It's all well and good to say that, but this is...

It's all well and good to say that, but this is Dish Network and CBS we're talking about, which hit the two most likely groups to be negatively affected by this: rural viewers and older viewers.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,801
Posted By NetworkTV
Can't we have both? Why can't we have good...

Can't we have both?

Why can't we have good storytelling through images that are good enough to make the technology seamless and essentially disappear? In other words, if I can no longer see the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,801
Posted By NetworkTV
I've always thought that chart was bogus, too. ...

I've always thought that chart was bogus, too.

I can clearly see the difference in resolution between various 7 inch tablets I own that range from 720p to well over 1080p in resolution - and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 98,689
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Posted By NetworkTV
If you live where I live, it's just fine. AT&T,...

If you live where I live, it's just fine. AT&T, on the other hand is abysmal here. Just like with OTA or cable coverage, you can't make judgements without knowing where the location is.

Plus, if...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-29-2014, 09:31 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
Personally, I chose to pay $450 to buy a Samsung...

Personally, I chose to pay $450 to buy a Samsung Galaxy S5 outright from Virgin Mobile and went on the $35/month smart phone plan from them. I figure I'm saving at least $40/month over a traditional...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-26-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
Me too, in CT.

Me too, in CT.
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-26-2014, 09:13 AM
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Posted By NetworkTV
So, are they trying to say "Police Story 3" is...

So, are they trying to say "Police Story 3" is "quasi-repetitive"?

In that case, they could likely cure all the world's energy needs with copies of "Step Up", "Transformers" or "The Fast and the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-13-2014, 06:03 AM
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Views: 325,746
Posted By NetworkTV
Considering the recent case of someone claiming...

Considering the recent case of someone claiming to have hit the accelerator instead of the brake when they smashed into a restaurant, backed up, then smashed forward into it again, I have no trouble...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-11-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 98,689
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Posted By NetworkTV
I'm more shameful. I watched a couple of the...

I'm more shameful.

I watched a couple of the ones cited by another poster above back in July when they ran them for their "Christmas in July" run.
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