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CE Tiger
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Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....

Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, Bet, VH1, and other channels....

wants me to call a number claiming these channels get dropped tomorrow night.

if they pull the shite that DISH did i am gonna be one pissed off mofo


CGB Spender
Tulane Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jun 2012
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
Those channels suck anyway


UltimateHog
SW Missouri State Fan
Springfield, MO
Member since Dec 2011
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
I saw that to.

No fricking way.

My neices and nephews watch HOURS of Nickelodeon per day, I love South Park on CC, and MTV has a few I watch.

I call BS.


UltimateHog
SW Missouri State Fan
Springfield, MO
Member since Dec 2011
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
I'm guessing someone hacked it.

No reports of anything about a Viacom/DTV dispute, and none of the other channels listed are showing this ticker, only Nickelodeon.


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Xenophon
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
nickelodeon would be the only one igaf about.. my kids will riot


UltimateHog
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Springfield, MO
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
Nevermind I called the number.

Dispute with Viacom.

It's true.

frick me.


ipodking
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
I will fricking lose it if I miss Teen Wolf next Monday!!!!!


brass2mouth
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
I received no such message


ipodking
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
It only started appearing on my tv abou 20 minutes ago. I'm watching MTV now and it keeps flashing on the bottom of the screen


UltimateHog
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Member since Dec 2011
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
DirecTV to Drop 26 Viacom Channels

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This evening, DirecTV provided Viacom with a counter proposal that included a lower rate than Viacom receives from any other distributor in the industry. With this offer, our negotiations have reached an impasse. This means that, as of tomorrow night, nearly 20 million DirecTV subscribers will be without entertainment from the programmer they watch most. A total of 26 Viacom channels, including Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, VH1, CMT, Spike TV, TV Land and more won’t be available.
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nolaTiger24
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
I just saw this, if it happens I think I'm making the move to U-Verse


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OMLandshark
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
They better work this out quick since anyone under 20 is going to riot without Viacom channels and go to Dish. Plus I'm betting this is more Viacom's fault than DTV, since they are run by the biggest most controlling and corrupt dicks in the industry.
This post was edited on 7/9 at 11:00 pm


Marciano1
LSU Fan
Marksville, LA
Member since Jun 2009
9245 posts

re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
They'll work it out just like Dish will work it out with AMC.

chill.....


la_birdman
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
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I received no such message



Same here.





If true, the only one I'd give a flip about would be VH1 and even with that said, I don't watch it a whole lot. Just old videos back when videos were made.


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Hoodoo Man
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
Why does this shite keep happening?

For Christ's sake, stop being greedy.


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ipodking
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
I know they work it out most of the time but I haven't seen Attack of the Show in over a year because direct tv couldn't make a deal with g4


OMLandshark
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Member since Apr 2009
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
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I know they work it out most of the time but I haven't seen Attack of the Show in over a year because direct tv couldn't make a deal with g4


G4 isn't as big of a sacrifice as say Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, and MTV is for most families. They'll have to work this out or millions will switch to Dish.


Philosoraptor
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Now I don't feel as bad that dish doesn't have AMC anymore


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Poxxxx says GFR
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Franklinton, LA
Member since Aug 2011
6930 posts

re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
They better work this shite out! I will blow a mother fricker up if I lose Comedy Central.


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1999
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Where I be
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re: Why is my direct TV saying i will lose channels....
glad i went with dish.

what's funny is when i was choosing betwen dtv and dish the directv guy was kept moaning on and on about how dish had lost amc and more would follow.


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