Report: Broadcast TV Will Have a Successful 2010

By Andrew Gauthier 


The television will dominate home entertainment for another year in 2010, showing more staying power than newspapers and even their digital reincarnation the e-reader which could both struggle, a new report predicts.

According to the Deloitte 2010 TMT Predictions, the TV and its fixed schedule will remain a central part of the entertainment experience despite the growing demand from viewers who want to watch individual programs when they want them.

The forecast goes against many expectations as analysts have long expected the habit of downloading content from the Internet onto a computer — when and where the viewer wants it — to slowly spread to the way viewers also watch TV. More…