500 channels, and nothing’s on

The-Idiot-Box-How-TV-Is-Turning-Us-All-Into-ZombiesNot missing the cable TV I ditched a year and a half ago.  The extra $100 per month in my pocket that I’m not spending on it is a nice bonus.

Big names in the business are starting to get wise to the pending demise of TV as we’ve known it:

Jerry Seinfeld: Network TV Is Dead

He says that if he were just starting his show now, he would go with an internet-centered exhibitor rather than a network.

The 55-year-old comedian also explained why the man behind NBC’s iconic Seinfeld would choose the internet over the small screen. “TV is over,” is his answer.

“When you get to a certain point in the business, what a man is looking for in a network is the same as in his underwear. A little bit of support and a little bit of freedom,” he said according to a transcript via Tubefilter. “That’s exactly what Crackle offered. There’s nothing different about what we’re doing than what anyone else is doing on any media anywhere. TV networks are worried that you’ll figure out TV is over, and there’s nothing special about it.