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Michael,

I agree, a-la-carte is a service whose time has come.

For example, I watch boxing on ESPN2 on Friday nights. It is the only thing I watch on ESPN, ever. I follow no other sports aside from boxing.

However, because I want to watch ESPN2 once a week, I have to subscribe to an entire package of channels that I don't watch or need to be burdened with scrolling through.

It makes sense to me that I should be able to add one channel at $.50 a month, instead of an entire package for much more. ESPN is not a channel that is lacking viewers, and I can't imagine that it would "case to exist" if it were not part of a package.

My two cents,
Adam

John

The cost of cable television will rise regardless of whether it adopts a la carte or not. The nature of cable television is that the viewer gets socked with high bills for what should be free television. Not only do we have to pay for the programs, but we also have to pay "eyeball time" to the commercials that run while we are watching the shows we already paid for.

A la carte will make cable bills high just like breathing air and drinking water will make cable bills high.

Steve Huff

I do not understand the ins and outs of this issue as I'm not in the industry, but I do "think" you are wrong on this issue. I think you are seeing things they way they have been instead of how they will be.

People have become use to a la carte world because of the power of the internet.

When I subscribed to InsightBB -- it didn't come with a list of websites that you have, it's not like I have to sit and hope that you add www.digg.com one day cause I'd really like to visit that website.

Same idea on PodCasting, I subscribe to the channels I want and I pull them down.

Why can't TV change to a pull services versus a push service?

It's an idea whos time has come. If a new channel comes out I should be able to just get that channel. I realize that all sorts of changes would need to take place to make this happen, but technology changes fast. Is my idea that far fetched?

-Steve Huff

Cory O'Connor

Dear Michael,

One more thing. Take a look at the reader comments on David Lazarus' column. Overwhelmingly they support a la carte. It sure looks like consumers want a la carte. It sure looks like you're telling consumers to go jump off a cliff.

Am I wrong?

Cory O'Connor
Assistant Professor of Advertising and Public Relations
Chapman University

Cory O'Connor

Hey Mr. Cable Man,

While you make the usual economic arguments for a la carte, I remain unconvinced on many different levels. Here's just one. In your post from last May titled "Cable A-La-Carte - A Great Idea, or Is It?" you say the reason you oppose a la carte is that it will dumb down television.

Too late, Michael. You've already done that. Let's talk about just one example: Oxygen.

In February 2000, when Oxygen, co-founded by Nickelodeon's Geraldine Laybourne and Oprah Winfrey, launched with a tremendous publicity effort, there were already two women's channels on my line-up: Lifetime and Romance Classics, soon to be known as WE: Women's Entertainment. As a male consumer, why must I now be forced to pay for a third women's channel when I don't watch the first two ever?

Oxygen launched with lofty ambitions to empower women. Before long Oprah Winfrey was out the door, and Gerry Laybourne did to Oxygen what she did to Nickelodeon: she dumbed it down and targeted the lowest common denominator. Oxygen began marketing its programs on toilet paper, and The New York Times characterized Oxygen's programming as "bawdy" and for drunken, "stupid sluts." If your concern about a la carte is that it dumbs down television, you could not have picked a worse spokeswoman than Gerry Laybourne to do your a la carte bidding for you. Do you not remember all those farts and boogers on Nickelodeon's Ren & Stimpy, or the abusive Angelica Pickles from Rugrats?

Dumbed-down television is already here thanks to you, Mr. Cable Man. You have been delivering it into America's homes for the last decade, thank you very much. Don't kid yourself. This is one of the main reasons I disagree with you. As Tom Freston said, the cable industry is scraping the bottom of the barrel. How much lower can you take us, Michael?

I was SVP of Communications for The Disney Channel when it moved from a la carte to basic. I'm not without some loyalties to your industry, but you guys are overplaying your hand to protect your status quo, forcing us to pay for Sumner Redstone's excrement. Today I am a professor of Entertainment Marketing in the film school of Chapman University in Orange County.

I am firmly in the camp of a la carte, Michael, and I intend to stay on your case about this. I hope David Lazarus from the Los Angeles Times does also.

Sincerely,
Cory O'Connor
Assistant Professor of Advertising and Public Relations
Chapman University

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