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Tlreb
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CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!

I was scrolling and cant find Comedy channel and now wondering how many more are missing.
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Notro
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!


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FelicianaTigerfan
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Member since Aug 2009
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
19 channels total including CMT, MTV, VH1, Nick, AMC (this one has me pissed cause Hell on Wheels starts next month iirc) and several others. I'm pissed.


Itismemc
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Member since Nov 2008
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
Viacom a-hole s pulled free online too

LINK /

Sorry on phone.


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Napoleon
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
Yeah, I have never seen channels actually pulled.

I'm watching last nights Tosh right now and it has Two Viacon info bars scrolling and one Direct Tv bar scrolling countering what they are saying.



Ignignokt
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
Viacom is the one to blame here. They want to raise their rates on a package deal which includes some crap channels no one watches. I am completely fine with what DirecTV is doing if it means keeping the rates down and not passed on to the consumers. ESPN is the worst of them all when it comes to raising rates to the providers.


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TigerDeBaiter
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
Just looked at this shite. Dudes nose is fricked up.

Eta: I want an ala carte option NOW. I only watch a dozen channels or so, but they put key channels (to me) in the higher tier packages. Ridiculous.
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bakersman
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avoyelles parish
Member since Apr 2011
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
amc is still playing. i watched rambo today


wegotdatwood
Member since Aug 2009
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
They will get it worked out. Use this time to get discounts.


BallyHOO
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
This sucks!


wegotdatwood
Member since Aug 2009
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
Call in and get a discount.

I called today. First offered $5 over 3 months. Said "No, I still want to cancel." Then offered Sunday Ticket for $99. I said "No, I would rather have $ off." Then, offered $25 off one time but I couldn't have that AND ST. I said "I'll take the $25 off."

I'm calling tomorrow to get ST for $99.

Made my credit go up to $372.


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rileytiger
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
Been through this with each provider. It will work out in a few weeks. Now in the future if it comes down to College Football and the Tigers...
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TJRibMe
Washington State Fan
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
Actually pretty pleased to be rid of mtv.


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AmosMosesAndTwins
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Member since Apr 2010
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
I was reading on another forum that people were getting several different kinds of credits; I think it depends how long you have been a customer. Also read that a deal is expected to be done by Friday night so the channels should be back. Read on a forum so take it for what it's worth - jack shite.


wegotdatwood
Member since Aug 2009
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
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I was reading on another forum that people were getting several different kinds of credits; I think it depends how long you have been a customer. Also read that a deal is expected to be done by Friday night so the channels should be back. Read on a forum so take it for what it's worth - jack shite.



Link?


It's pretty easy to get a discount. Just claim that that was your main entertainment. Deny the fist offer or two.

Like today I took the $25. Tomorrow, I'll say "I was offered $99 ST, I changed my mind and would like that."


SW2SCLA
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Like today I took the $25. Tomorrow, I'll say "I was offered $99 ST, I changed my mind and would like that."



I'm drunk so please forgive my ignorance, but what does ST stand for? I've been cable and satellite free for about 4 months, but I was considering getting directTV since I'd get NFL sunday ticket free. However, I was looking forward to having Comedy Central again and this situation has really changed my mind.


Don't post your account info, if I sign up I'll start a thread asking for referral numbers


wegotdatwood
Member since Aug 2009
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
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ST


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sunday ticket


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I was looking forward to having Comedy Central again and this situation has really changed my mind.


It will get worked out, it always does.

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Don't post your account info, if I sign up I'll start a thread asking for referral numbers



Word


AmosMosesAndTwins
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Lake Charles
Member since Apr 2010
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
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Link?


LINK

That's the link to the forum - people talking about the credits they got. Somewhere in there is what I was talking about in regards to the deal being done Friday.


SW2SCLA
LSU Fan
on the night shift
Member since Feb 2009
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
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ST


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sunday ticket


doh!

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Word





wegotdatwood
Member since Aug 2009
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re: CEO Mike White Directv vs Viacom , I want my channels back!
Just curious, when do you plan on getting it again?


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