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Tuesday, January 05, 2010 

Note to Cablevision...Stop the Cable Food Fight

You really don't want to piss off Foodies. Forget "MTV"...they want their FoodTV...and quick. Cablevision execs might not want to mention their occupations whilst dining out, either. Their Ceasar Salads just might come with a "knife in the back." Resentment and revenge are "dishes best served cold." So...when you least expect it...they will get back at you.

She was home watching a marathon on "House Hunters" on New Year's Eve when HGTV and the Food Network were suddenly taken away from her and roughly 3 million other subscribers in the region.

Since then, the two companies - Cablevision and HGTV/Food Network owner Scripps Networks - have been carrying on a campaign of finger-pointing advertisements and corporate statements blaming the other for the loss.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv/2010/01/05/2010-01-05_cable_fans_channeling_their_anger.html#ixzz0blBRLDKn

The very popular "Food Network" has been yanked from Cablevision systems in a dispute over money. Food Network routinely searches for "diners, drive-ins and dives," but many Cablevision subscribers have been left searching for the channel itself, reports CBS station WCBS-TV.

"I'm kind of upset that they snatched it out like that without warning anybody," Cablevision subscriber Diana Rogers said. - philly57

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Happy new year, Jill!
Oh I can just imagine the uproar about this!

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