A look at reasons why Saturday morning cartoons have ended as a concept, from the rise of cable TV to broadcast children’s TV regulations.
On Friday, news came that NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast, will be shutting down its cable sports network NBCSN by the end of the year.… Read More »Comcast shutters NBCSN to focus on streaming, USA Network
Are streaming services cheaper than cable? I look at ways that’s still the case. Also, tips on setting a streaming budget.
While I largely went without a cable TV subscription (due to cost) for most of the early-to-mid 2000s, I’ve had cable TV since that time.… Read More »Thoughts on (fully) cord cutting and dropping cable TV
Cord cutting apparently is continuing to pick up the pace, despite all that cable TV still offers viewers: over-the-air local channels; regional sports networks; and… Read More »Cord cutting continues to grow in popularity, at cable TV’s expense
A recent study shows that most Americans who still have a cable TV subscription are keeping it out of tradition, for convenience, and for sports coverage.
Earlier this week, NBCUniversal (a division of Comcast) announced it’s turning its preschooler oriented cable network, Sprout, into “Universal Kids.” The new network, set to… Read More »NBCUniversal plans to relaunch Sprout as “Universal Kids”
Comcast isn’t the only giant-sized cable company to buy up other companies. This week, the FCC finally granted its approval of a $79 billion merger… Read More »Merger between Charter and Time Warner Cable approved
A recent survey by Leichtman Research Group reports that 65% of US households have at least one TV set connected to the Internet. This includes… Read More »Cable TV boxes face new FCC rules, other challenges