[mythtv-users] CBS sucks!
Scott and Nicole Harris
snharris99 at live.com
Mon Oct 31 12:43:44 UTC 2011
> I have to wonder to what extent this is actually true. Don't get me
> wrong, they do spend big bucks to get the contracts for sports, and
> they are obviously interested in profit. However, with four "major"
> networks, and only 2-3 really popular sports, you would think we would
> be seeing one of the major networks fold if they lost a sports contract
> for a couple of years running.
Years ago, FOX was a fledgling network barely getting by. They made a major move and bid an insane amount of money for the NFL contract and scooped it out from underneath CBS's nose. Most analysts will tell you that if they hadn't pulled that off, FOX would not be around today.
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