Bad news for DirectTV (and Cable) viewers

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by ron jeremy, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. ron jeremy

    ron jeremy New Member

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    Just talked to direct tv regarding Cowboys-Skins game. I live in Louisiana and they said my local channel will cover Saints game in its entirety and the saints game will also be on ESPN at 8:00 CT. They said that the Cowboys game will not be on ESPN and that I will be able to watch the Cowboys game after the Saints game is over on ABC. Direct TV said this is the same schedule that most of Louisiana and New York areas will have as well. Someone please tell that Direct Tv woman was wrong.
  2. 1fisher

    1fisher Well-Known Member

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    What about the Tennessee area?
  3. ron jeremy

    ron jeremy New Member

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    Don't know, she just said Louisiana and New York areas and said that the Dallas-Washington game would not be on ESPN at all.
  4. 1fisher

    1fisher Well-Known Member

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    That would be a killer if they don't show Dallas and Washington in Memphis!
  5. Avenging Hayseed

    Avenging Hayseed Interwebs fooseball expert

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    Heres my understanding. They are going to start the Saints game 1 hour earlier than the cowboys game. When the Cowboys game starts then the Saints games switches to ESPN.
  6. Jay

    Jay Active Member

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    I live in Connecticut, so I'll give you my insight.

    Seems as if Cowboys/Redskins will begin on ESPN at 9 PM EST, but will switch to ABC when the Giants/Saints is over. Thank God..
  7. Chago

    Chago Member

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    That's how its scheduled on Tivo.
  8. Jay

    Jay Active Member

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    Everyone go to -- that should clear things up for you.

    It would m ake no sense to air Giants/Saints on ESPN/ABC at the same time. It will be one or the other.
  9. junk

    junk I've got moxie

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    DirecTV customer service being lousy? Getting something wrong? I don't believe it.

  10. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Asking a directv csr was your first mistake. Choosing Ron Jeremy as your nick and avatar was your second! yuck! :puke:

  11. Mike_45

    Mike_45 Active Member

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    Does anyone care to speculate about what will happen to Cowboys games on TV in Austin when the saints play there games in San Antonio. If I cant watch the Cowboys because of the Saints preempting them I'll be super pissed
  12. SDogo

    SDogo Not as good as I once was but as good once as I ev

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    Ny Metro Area!!!!!!!!

    I live in Orchard Park, My Uncle works for ABC affiliate WKBW. Unless you live in NY City or New Jersey you will see the Cowboys game on ABC at 9pm.
  13. CosmicCowboy

    CosmicCowboy Active Member

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    ron jeremry ???....LOL...
  14. sbuscha

    sbuscha king****

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    The Cowboys game is nationally scheduled ABC Monday night football game. The Saints game wll be on ABC nationally UNTIL the Cowboys game starts and then the Saints game will be moved to ESPN. The Cowboys game will be aired in its entirety on ABC for Monday Night fotbal no matter what area you live in.
  15. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    AMEN to that
  16. Mr Cowboy

    Mr Cowboy Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Let's hope that thsese SAints games are sold out............that way we have a chance to watch the Cowboy games.

    I hope they don't mess with us
  17. roy31

    roy31 Active Member

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    So your saying this only for the NYC area and New Jersey? So Syracuse will be able to see the Cowboys game?

    THEHEREAFTER Well-Known Member

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    Glad to be in D.C.!
  19. CaptainAmerica

    CaptainAmerica Active Member

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    It's very simple.

    ABC is leaving the game on ABC until it's conclusion AND it will ALSO be televised on ESPN at 8:00 PM CST, IF you live in Louisiana and the NY City/NJ area.

    All of the talk about switching the Saints game at 8:00 PM CST to ESPN applies to the rest of the nation.

    Really stinks if you are a Cowboy fan in Louisiana and NY city area!!
  20. dpf1123

    dpf1123 Member

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    I live in NJ and get the NYC stations so I've been following this fairly closely. This was printed in the NY Post today and was also reported by Mike and the Mad Dog on WFAN (New York sports radio).

    I think those of us in the NYC area will be okay but...I will believe it when I see it Monday night.


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