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Sep 21, 2020

NBC Universal thinks some of its cable channels like E or SyFy won’t last in a streaming world… so says the wall street journal

Sources tell the journal that NBC thinks the future looks like Netflix. “Consumers will increasingly choose shows directly” with little regard for traditional schedulers or gatekeepers

NBC’s cable boss Jeff Shell "is centralizing decision-making and dramatically slimming down the cable unit," 

“Top executives are getting squeezed out.” says the article… “and more job cuts are expected.”

The company’s focus is squarely on Peacock, their new streaming platform, "which had 15 million sign-ups as of last week."

On that note, I’m James Brown and I good you bid night



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