It looks like at least one television station (or at least program) is getting it….
Dan Misener dot com Ã‚Â» Blog Archive Ã‚Â» TVO is seriously showing up the CBC
Why not let people download episodes of shows. Most shows are only broadcast once and then put in a vault. If you happen to miss the episode, you are out of luck. I don’t see why most shows are not packaged like this. Monetizing this model might be a bit more difficult but I bet if you can catch episodes of a program that you missed, you are more likely to tune in when you are in front of the TV.
Then again, I guess that the PVR manufacturers might not be too happy…..