No Fox Channel in the new year?

Full story: San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The new year will ring in many things, but perhaps not much "Glee," "Dohs!," Kobe Bryant or the Sugar Bowl, if you're a Time Warner Cable subscriber.
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citizen

Monrovia, CA

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Dec 31, 2009
 
Greedy Time Warner needs to know that they have to share in the profits! This behavior is nothing new, they have been doing this for years. They don't seem to care about the customers much. I guess it's all about money.
Dino

La Puente, CA

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Jan 1, 2010
 
That will make the liberals happy...
Someone

Camarillo, CA

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#3
Jan 1, 2010
 
It's not about $1 per customer. It's 300% MORE than what Time Warner was previously being charged by Fox. It's a RIDICULOUS fee hike. How would you like it if every network did that? And your cable bill TRIPLED?

So this isn't about Fox. And this isn't only a $1 issue. This is a bigger issue. This happened last year with a couple of the networks and it got sorted out.
kls

Hacienda Heights, CA

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#4
Jan 1, 2010
 
If I had TWC I would switch to something else.
Am Staff

United States

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#5
Jan 1, 2010
 
TW is trying to cover ITS mega losses for buying AOL
Warren

Santa Ana, CA

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Jan 1, 2010
 
Am Staff wrote:
TW is trying to cover ITS mega losses for buying AOL
TWC was spun off from TWX last year. Last it was Viacom. This year it's Fox. Neither company would benefit from a blackout. I'm with TWC. Somebody needs to say enough is enough. Maybe News Corp could buy TWC to own the content and distribution pipeline. Don't know why TWX spun off TWC and now Comcast is buying NBC Universal. It didn't work for TWX but, Comcast thinks it would work for them.

Gee, the writer of this article thinks that Charter Communications is a competitor of TWC. Please tell me one area were these two companies compete. Okay, they could compete to buy assets from a third party but, they don't compete for customers. Actually, TWC and Charter work together to retain customers. Maybe the writer should have noted DrecTV as the competitor.

Since: Jul 09

Montclair, CA

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#7
Jan 1, 2010
 
Great! Adios Fox! LOL Now, can we get rid of them on DirecTV?
Bruce

Azusa, CA

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#8
Jan 1, 2010
 
Dino wrote:
That will make the liberals happy...
Fox has great sports and Hell's Kitchen, why would anyone be happy about losing that?
Homer

Anaheim, CA

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#9
Jan 1, 2010
 
Doh!
Haterade

West Covina, CA

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#10
Jan 1, 2010
 
Maybe I missed it... but what's the downside other than not losing Fox News, which should be off the air anyways for its horrible coverage of anything?
Fox lost

Pasadena, CA

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#11
Jan 1, 2010
 
Looks like they blinked. Still on the air.
Jumping Jim

Altadena, CA

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#12
Jan 1, 2010
 
This is horrible, what are all the Fox freaks going to do, maybe go out and by a new TV set or get a converter, and get the freaky Fox over the air.
Batman

La Verne, CA

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#13
Jan 1, 2010
 
Pay TV, what a con and big waste of money.

Lemmings...
Fox lost

Pasadena, CA

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Jan 1, 2010
 
Jumping Jim wrote:
This is horrible, what are all the Fox freaks going to do, maybe go out and by a new TV set or get a converter, and get the freaky Fox over the air.
Converter box is too complicated for Fox news veiwers.
HEY

Tampa, FL

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#15
Jan 1, 2010
 
The explaination that was offered here, in the Tampa Bay area, is that Fox is not being compensated for it's use by Brighthouse.

Both sides have been airing their side of the story over their various stations, urging viewers to get involved, log on to their web sites, etc.

The bottom line is starting to look like some sort of build up to an excuse to raise prices on cable...
james

Clifton Park, NY

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#16
Jan 1, 2010
 
well if abc,cbs,fox and other channels do go as cable channels,then they should stop chopping up movies and cutting out the good parts,because as long as these networks and syndicated channels and superstations become cable,then they should show movies as they are presented and not chop them up.
Glendora Guy

Baldwin Park, CA

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#17
Jan 1, 2010
 
I've been following this thing fairly closely, even tho I ditched TWC for Verizon last summer.

When channels go dark, nobody wins. And the ppl who are fed up with Time Warner's nonsense will just switch to another provider.

FiOS is taking over Glendora; it's clearly the better service!
CHUEY

El Segundo, CA

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#18
Jan 1, 2010
 
switched to satilite 10 years ago...screw time warner

Since: Aug 09

Thousand Oaks, CA

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#19
Jan 1, 2010
 
Only Charter Cable on my side of Whittier. Verizon slowed down or stopped deployment of FIOS because of the recession in most areas of Southern California. Whats funny is we still get the ads saying to switch to FIOS and Verizon told me in December of 08 that it would be on this side of Whittier by December of 09 and that has yet to take place.
Jumping Jim

Altadena, CA

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Jan 1, 2010
 
Fox lost wrote:
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Converter box is too complicated for Fox news veiwers.
Probably so.

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