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Let me get this straight

CBS is advertising a new streaming service. For $5.99 a month, you have access to their programs, old and new. Why would people pay when they can watch network TV for free? Why would they pay for online viewing from a network whose current online viewing buffers so much? Is there that much programming on CBS that people would pay for it? Most of their shows are like each other.

As for the old classics, are there that many people who want to rewatch all the Mary Tyler Moore or All in the Families, good as they were?

Does CBS think people will pay for Netflix, Hulu or Amazon and their network, with its smaller set of offerings?

I wonder how this will shake out. I wouldn’t bet on this as a success.

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