$1/Sub For FNC: “Completely Unrealistic?”

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By Brian

ESPN “takes in over $2.50 per subscriber.” TNT “gets 90 cents.” Disney Channel “gets about $1.” And that’s exactly what Fox News says it wants from cable operators in negotiations.

Some “industry executives” think FNC “doesn’t really expect to land a dollar per-subscriber,” Joe Flint writes. Industry consultant Rob Stengel says “If they ask for a dollar and get fifty cents they’re doing very well.” And Derek Baine, an analyst at industry research firm Kagan Research, thinks $1 per sub is “completely unrealistic.” More…