Reminder: DTV Transition Is Today, June 12th

Hey, Grandma, ready for the transition to the digiterized picture-box? We certainly hope so: Today, June 12th, we'll all be moving over to digital television and discarding the rabbit ears forever. Well, the few of us who need to, anyway. » 6/12/09 1:00am 6/12/09 1:00am

The Price is Right Will Lose 3.5M Viewers Come DTV Switch

Out of the 300 million Americans in the United states, 3.5 million are still not ready for the DTV switch come June 12. Is that 3.5 million people or households? Either way, 3.5 million is quite a lot, considering my non-english speaking nanny is already all over her digital converter. Get with it, people. [Switched] » 5/04/09 10:00pm 5/04/09 10:00pm

Senate Expected to Delay DTV Transition to June 12th on Optional Basis

Because there are 1.4 million households on the underfunded digital converter voucher waiting list, the Senate is finalizing a proposal to delay the DTV switchover to June 12th—a bill that's expected to pass unanimously. » 1/23/09 9:00am 1/23/09 9:00am

Obama Wants to Delay Analog TV Shutdown to June 12

More on the proposed delay of the digital TV switchover: Obama's transition team co-chair sent a letter to Congress supporting WV Sen. Jay Rockefeller's proposal to push the transition to June 12. This is dumb. » 1/16/09 1:30pm 1/16/09 1:30pm

The Analog TV Shutdown Is a Flustercuck of Corporate Money, No One…

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin (rightly) said that Obama's plan to delay the analog shutdown would create "consumer confusion." But as Ars reports, when government, big corporations and tons of money are involved, it's never about consumers. » 1/15/09 3:40pm 1/15/09 3:40pm