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CN8 fading out . . .

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by RedSmithClone, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. RedSmithClone

    RedSmithClone Active Member

    So my friend who works in the Boston office of CN8 hears that there will be layoffs coming to the Comcast Network. Not sure how deep it will go until today.

    They called every staff member for Boston in, and from what I understand, the same was done at the Philly office and Washington D.C. area office.

    So they all get into their respective buildings, go to their meeting rooms and a DVD is popped in. On the DVD is someone from corporate headquarters in Philly explaining to everyone they have through mid-January. Even the guy on the DVD explaining that they are folding shop and everyone is out says he's gone too.

    Now is that one hell of a way to hear about the company folding or what?
  2. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

  3. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Well, I guess the mecca they built to themselves went a little over budget, no?
  4. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    They were going to broadcast it on On Demand, but the cable's been out for three days. Hell, I'm surprised it wasn't on a VHS tape.
  5. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    where will i get my weekly dose of CAA football ???
  6. bob

    bob Member

  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Found a new career for the publisher in Anderson...
  8. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    God, how will Philly/Jersey live without Lynn Doyle?
  9. ESPN8 is OK though, right?
    The Ocho!

    Pepper Brooks, baby.
  10. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    Hmmmm. There is a silver lining.
  11. zebracoy

    zebracoy Guest

    Is CN8 different than Comcast SportsNet? I ask because Comcast SportsNet, I believe, just took over a bunch of Fox Sports channels, and wonder what will happen to them.
  12. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    Yes. CN8 is different. It's Channel 8 for every Comcast Cable outlet.
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