/// Wall Street to the TV Guys: Please Bail on Broadcast for Cable!

April 8, 2013  |  All Things Digital


Pres Panayotov / Shutterstock.com Is News Corp. really going to yank Fox off the airwaves , in response to Aereo? Snap consensus judgement from the various corners of the TV Industrial Complex: No way. At least, not anytime soon. People I’ve talked to who work in TVland think that News Corp. COO Chase Carey’s comments are just that — comments, not a plan. It’s possible that over time, if broadcasters do think that Aereo or Aereo-like technology really threatens the fees they get from pay TV operators for their over-the-air programming, they’ll move more of it to cable networks. And, in fact, programmers have already started moving lots of high-profile sporting events from free TV to pay TV .

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Wall Street to the TV Guys: Please Bail on Broadcast for Cable!


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