QOTD: Network vs. Cable

“In terms of the so-called movement from broadcast to cable, that [distinction] is archaic.’’

-John Wildhack, ESPN’s executive VP of programming and acquisitions.

There has been some talk over the weekend about the television performances of college football bowl over the New Years’ weekend. Part of that conversation has been about the move from networks to cable’s ESPN for the biggest games on the college football postseason slate. Newsday’s Neil Best pointed out, after conversations with the Worldwide Leader, that maybe we give to much weight to this difference these days.


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