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Offline flowers

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FCC moves to end sports blackouts
« on: December 18, 2013, 07:58:20 PM »


Offline NavyCanDo

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Re: FCC moves to end sports blackouts
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2013, 08:12:27 PM »
The amount of advertising money lost because of blackouts is astronomical.
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Re: FCC moves to end sports blackouts
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2013, 08:29:21 PM »
This was all about trying to keep the stadiums filled.

Most people who want to watch it on TV cannot or will not go to the game regardless of whether or not the game is on TV.  Either they cannot afford it, or do not want to deal with all the hassle of getting there and then getting out.
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Re: FCC moves to end sports blackouts
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2013, 08:31:05 PM »
Does anybody know anybody who decided to buy a ticket to an NFL game because the game was blacked out?

I don't.  I certainly never did. 

On the other hand, the NFL is a private business and should be allowed to make its own rules.
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Re: FCC moves to end sports blackouts
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2013, 12:32:30 AM »
This was all about trying to keep the stadiums filled.


No problem filling stadiums here in Seattle. If people want to know why so many Hawks fans are showing up at road games, its partly because buying plane tickets, a motel, and a couple of unfilled seats at a visitors stadium is cheaper than trying to score a couple of tickets at Centaury Link.
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