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Time Warner Cable Suggests CBS Come Back A La Carte

In the latest wrinkle in the continuing soap opera that's the Time Warner Cable-CBS carriage dispute, Time Warner just suggested that CBS "make its stations available on an a la carte basis at price and on terms of its choosing, with 100% of that price remitted to CBS," according to a memo by TWC chief sent to CBS, cited by David Lieberman. "This way, rather than our debating the point, we would allow customers to decide for themselves how much value they ascribe to CBS programming," continues the memo.

This is kind of a historic suggestion, isn't it? A broadcast channel has never been available a la carte to viewers, as far as we know.

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