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Will You Miss Getting NBC Shows on iTunes?

One place NBC's new show "Chuck" won't be this fall is on your iPod. A dispute between NBC and Apple means that no episodes from NBC's new fall shows will end up being sold through the iTunes music store, and episodes from shows iTunes already carries, such as "The Office" and "Heroes," will be pulled at the end of the year. (NBC will now sell through Amazon Unbox.) Apple says NBC wanted $4.99 an episode; NBC says that's not true. Theoretically, the two sides are still negotiating, but if this holds, will you miss having the iTunes option for watching NBC shows?

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kelleylocke kelleylocke 9 years
Personally I think NBC is making a mistake, the popularity of the Office is due, in some part, to its availability on iTunes. It was a great tool for spreading the word about a new shows and making a "cult show" into a mainstream one.
mlmoreno47 mlmoreno47 9 years
I use a DVR I would never use my iPod to watch tv. You should watch tv on a tv!
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
dont use it since i am in canada and can't but its still sad that they are wanting people to pay so much!
amorefol amorefol 9 years
I would buy few of The Office Episodes if I really thought the episode was fantastic..and that only happened a total of 2 times throughout all three seasons. If I ever missed an episode of The Office or Heroes, I'd watch the on fanpop anyway, so it doesn't bother me either way.
suziryder suziryder 9 years
I downloaded some Office and Friday Night Lights from iTunes. You can't watch full eps of the Office on the NBC website, which is just terrible. NBC is on crack for pulling out of iTunes.. no one would pay $5 an episode! If they don't start streaming the Office on their website to compensate for the iTunes pullout, I don't know what I'll do if I miss an episode. Bad NBC, bad!!
mrspiven mrspiven 9 years
i think $2 an episode is still a little much, but its easier than my dvr (because i'm technologically challenged), and i can watch episodes anywhere, and i'm too impatient to wait for the dvd set... but you won't catch me paying $5 for any half hour episode of anything. that's unbelievable. i hope that's untrue.
hellosunshine hellosunshine 9 years
I have a season pass for the office and have ever single episode on my ipod which I watch all the time. But I would never EVER pay $5 an episode. That is outragous.
beram1220 beram1220 9 years
You can watch NBC full episodes on their website so why would you pay for it?
Phasekitty Phasekitty 9 years
As a last resort, I'll download a show off iTunes, such as if I can't find a rerun and my TiVo tripped up. It doesn't happen often, but it's happened with The Office once or twice, so hopefully my TiVo's on the ball more this season.
Liss1 Liss1 9 years
I get songs off of itunes but i have never downloaded shows so this won't effect me. :)
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
Of course, at $4.99 an episode I wouldn't watch any anyway. :cry:
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
ACK! I watch lots of episodes of the Office through iTunes since I don't have any tv channels. :cry: This is horrible for me!! :(
koolbr33z3 koolbr33z3 9 years
I don't download TV shows. Plus, I'm not a big fan of i-tunes and the ipod anyway.
LucaBella LucaBella 9 years
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