Nothing To Watch In The 210-Channel Universe

Tim Goodman says that his TV provider tells him he has 210 channels. “I have no idea. It looks like I’m capable of receiving 400, possibly 700 or so channels, but only half that comes into the house.” But even with 200 channels – shouldn’t the programming be better? Why is it there never seems to be much good on? Why doesn’t it get better? Becase: “It’s the money thing. For future reference: It’s always the money thing.”

Source: San Francisco Chronicle - 10/22/04