Winners & Losers in the Coming TV Revolution

The following video is from this week’s MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, Jason Moser, and Joe Magyer discuss the latest business news. Robert Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television, said this week that online viewing options will force the cable TV industry to unbundle its channel choices within two years. So what does this mean for the likes of traditional cable providers, as well as companies like Netflix, Hulu and Dish Network?  In this segment, the guys analyze the winners and losers in the increasingly a la carte world of television, and share why investors shouldn’t overlook the likes of Apple, Disney, and Google.

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