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Old 06-11-2019, 12:41 AM   #16
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I don't like them either. Unfortunately more networks are doing credit crunches these days. Starz/Encore has also started doing them in the past couple of years.

If I had to guess the reason why they do it is so they will have more time for commercials.
I e-mailed Antenna TV about it once and they said it's because an unfortunate of all these "retro-channels" popping up as they become more popular; is that the prices for these vintage reruns keep increasing....so in the case of Antenna TV they thought about a few ways to save money and unfortunately this is the cheapest way. I'm sure people at the network would MUCH rather not do it.
Unfortunetaly I feel that ME TV will have to start doing it too; one of these days. Also H & I.
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Granny: "Lissen, how she got them diamonds is her business. I'm just sayin' ask her kin we buy one from her."
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