[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Wed Aug 8 17:38:37 UTC 2007


On Aug 8, 2007, at 10:28 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> the show will return in the fall, but it's likely to get pulled
> again because of the low number of "on-time" viewers--it's  
> basically on
> probation.  And, I have to admit that I'm not the kind of viewer CBS
> wants (as I'm a timeshifter who skips commercials).

CBS needs to find a new business model.

Fox picked Family Guy back up because DVDs of the first season were  
selling like hotcakes.  They decided they needed more content to  
sell, and that meant broadcasting more seasons.  Advertiser revenue  
becomes less important in that sort of scenario.




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