From Jim Slotek of Postmedia Network:
Pick-and-pay will be a shocker to some
But the real shock to the Canadian TV industry â€” and some viewers â€” will come with the second part of the CRTCâ€™s new regs: The long-awaited â€œpick-and-payâ€ cable option that is to be available nationwide by December.
Many are predicting that pick-and-pay, every TV watcherâ€™s wish-dream for decades, will usher in an era where it isnâ€™t peopleâ€™s favourite programs â€” but their favourite channels â€” that get cancelled for low ratings. Continue reading.