Comcast Upsets Turner Classic Movies Fans with Bold Business Decision
Removing the 25-year-old network from the basic cable line-up
On October 10, Comcast angered basic cable subscribers who were fans of Turner Classic Movies by removing the popular cable network from its basic subscription package. Fans who want to watch TCM, a collection of movies mostly from the 1930s through the 1960s, will have to upgrade to a more expensive sports entertainment package to get access to the channel. They will now have to have a minimum package of 140 channels, plus pay $9.99 more a month for the sports entertainment package, to get access to the commercial-free TCM, said AJC.com.
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