Eisner's New Gig

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 4:21 PM
Looks like Michael Eisner has found a new job (part-time, anyway)...


Tuesday, January 10, 2006 10:39 PM
CNBC---I did not realize that channel still existed. Is it on direct TV?
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 10:57 PM
I get it on Time Warner Cable...
Wednesday, January 11, 2006 10:56 AM
CNBC? You're kidding? I've had that on basic cable and/or DirecTV since it launched!
Wednesday, January 11, 2006 1:57 PM
That channel has been around forever. I know I still get it. Not like I'm any more interested in watching it now...
Wednesday, January 11, 2006 3:01 PM
Not just on cable...I listen to CNBC ("Squawk Box") every morning on the way to work on XM (channel 127).

I think the most interesting part about this is that Eisner will be getting a paycheck from NBC-Universal.

Wednesday, January 11, 2006 3:35 PM
I was not kidding at all! I knew they fell miserably in the ratings when the tech bubble broke! I thought they had merged with MSNBC...but an internet search reveals, so called experts predict that may happen this year! For whatever reason...CNBC was child-locked on 2 of my Direct-TV receivers (I wonder if ABC had something to do with receiver production?)!

...in related news...if the 5 of us who posted on this thread tune in at the same time...it appears we will at least double their ratings tonight! CNBC falls somewhere between ESPN #27 and CB podcasts (an up and comer if I must say so myself)... :-) *** Edited 1/11/2006 8:37:58 PM UTC by Jeffrey R Smith***

Wednesday, January 11, 2006 9:27 PM
The only time I watch CNBC is to catch reruns of the Apprentice or other NBC primetime/late night shows that are occasionally on there. I also caught shows by David Faber on Wal-Mart and eBay that were pretty interesting.

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