That’s because Dish refused to agree to AMC’s supposedly unreasonable demands for a contract extension, effectively forcing a blackout of the channel and related properties (IFC, WE tv, Sundance Channel) for all subscribers. Note: AMC still claims that an unrelated lawsuit stretching way back to 2008 is the real culprit.
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Ratings organization Nielsen Company says that for the first time in 20 years, the number of people in the U.S. who have a television has dropped. Just about everyone still has one, but Nielsen could be smelling a trend.
Nielsen says 96.7 percent of American homes have a TV, versus 98.9 percent last year. There are three possible causes: the cost of owning a television might be too high for some consumers, the digital transition from analog led to a decline that never bounced back, and young people don’t watch TV, but view programming on their computers.