Cable fight threatens NLCS; World Series in Philly and New York
There’s a re-transmission rights fight going on between FOX and Cablevision that could put the NLCS and the World Series in peril for New York and Philly Cablevision subscribers:
This has become a quite familiar story. Network wants $X per subscriber to allow the cable company to carry the station, cable company wants to pay something less than $X. Most of the time the stuff gets worked out before the big game, whatever it is.
But if not: hey, you got some old rabbit ears in the hall closet, your friend has a satellite dish and there’s a bar down the street, right?