Winter is coming for TV stations

TV is dead. Or at least it will be. Not that many in the industry are willing to admit it yet: the loons at Ten still claim they can return the station to its glory days. Sorry guys, the party’s over.Why?Downloading. Take HBO’s hit show Game of Thrones, for example. It’s terrifically addictive television. Do I watch it via free-to-air TV or Foxtel? No. I buy episodes for $2.99 from iTunes. I’m not alone. In fact, the Game of Thrones season three premiere broke the record for most pirated TV show.Of course, plenty still watch free to air TV, but...

TV is dead. Or at least it will be. Not that many in the industry are willing to admit it yet: the loons at Ten still claim they can return the station to its glory days. Sorry guys, the party’s over.

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