Praise Dolan, it’s finally over. Today I woke assuming I’d have to watch all the college basketball games on my laptop since I didn’t have CBS (America’s oldest channel) (and a staple of basic cable), when lo and behold, channel 3 exists once more on my television. Dreams really do come true. Some people see having HBO and Showtime as status symbols, but I view CBS in the same light. I mean think about it- CBS is basic cable. You don’t need cable service to get it. You just need an antenna and you get it for free. How many people do you know that can say they have CBS? I’m not sure I know anyone good enough to have CBS.
I just want to send a sincere thank you to the Dolan Family, lead of course by the immortal James Dolan, for such a swift resolution to this matter. I mean, when you’re a billion dollar company, finishing negotiations with one (1) CBS affiliate that wanted a few hundred dollars more in only three months is crazy. Such a great display of compromise and charity. Letting us normal folk enjoy the luxury of CBS. I’ve never been so touched before in my life. From now on, I’m going to recommend Optimum to everyone I know who has no other cable option and doesn’t want Dish.
When you get CBS (yes, that CBS. The one you’ve had your entire life) back: