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DirecTV drops the Weather Channel?

Discussion in 'Weather' started by JimMarshall, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    Is there anyone else in this industry that just simply does not give a damn? And wishes that TWC would start being about the weather again????????
  2. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    I have DirecTV and the loss of The Guesser Channel didn't bother me one bit
  3. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,413

    They did???
  4. JB1

    JB1 Senior Member
    Messages: 178

    There is so many places to get weather that I have not missed them.
  5. Wilnip

    Wilnip Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    Yes. WGAS. Accuweather is starting their own tv channel. Maybe it will have weather on it.
  6. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    Hopefully. I was already tired of all their BS reality shows. Now that the entire broadcast is just one big PBS telethon against DirecTV I can't even stand to have it on to listen to it....
  7. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,413

    That would be great, if they were anything close to accurate. Which they're not.

    The only thing I liked on TWC was the new episodes of Highway Thru Hell since they aren't airing it here in the states.
  8. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,468

    I have both DTV and cable so Im good. I like Highway Thru Hell too, don't pay too much attn. to their weather forecasts though.
  9. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,413

    TWC does weather forecasts?

    I am really missing out. Accuweather sucks and is anything but accurate. TWC does weather. I needs to pay more attention.

    FISHERBOY Senior Member
    Messages: 542

    its no surprise to me, ever since NBC bought the weather channel its gone down hill, agenda driven b.s. from the left, to say the least.
  11. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,389

    See ya......
  12. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    I agree. And it would be very nice to get accurate weather. I have 3 forecasts that I normally look at. Accuweather, TWC, and WeatherBug. None of them are ever consistent, and it is a constant guessing game of which one of the three is going to be accurate.
  13. BMWSTUD25

    BMWSTUD25 Senior Member
    Messages: 630

    I also only watched highway thru hell and have been missing that even though it is usually only reruns of the same couple episodes. As far as weather I get that elsewhere.
  14. Boomer123

    Boomer123 Senior Member
    Messages: 334

    I liked storm chasers but the fact the the Weather Channel had very little to do with weather was crazy.
    I guess it's like the TV Guide Channel that has no guide.
  15. tc21

    tc21 Member
    Messages: 47

    They did us a favor. The weather channel has gone the route of MTV. You can get accurate forecasts with less hype and bling than what they put out if you know where to go.