NBCUniversal is Shutting Down The Cable Network Chiller


By

on

in


Authentic scrambled reception on a TV screen

Authentic scrambled reception on a TV screenToday NBCUniversal once again is shutting down one of their cable networks. Earlier this year they shut down the Esquire Network, rebranded the Oxygen Network into a crime network.

Now NBCUniversal announces that Chiller their horror-centric channel will be shutting down. Chiller is a 10 year old horror focused cable network owned by NBCUniversal. The network aired shows like 666 Park Avenue, Being Human, Fear Factor, Tales From the Crypt, The Twilight Zone and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Chiller reaches about 40 million homes but has recently struggled to get deals with Dish, Verizon, and others to carry the channel.

Now NBCUniversal has announced that starting January 1st 2018 Chiller will be no more and at this time has not announced any plans to replace the channel.

Chiller currently streams on PlayStation Vue, DIRECTV NOW, YouTube TV, Hulu, and fuboTV. None of these services have announced any plans to replace the channel at this time.

As cord cutting grows the decline in pay-TV subscribers is increasingly putting pressure on smaller networks like Chiller. The question now is not when but who is next on the chopping block. As fewer people watch live TV networks like Chiller are increasingly feeling the pinch.

Source: TVAnswerMan

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more news, tips, and reviews.

Need cord cutting tech support? Join our new Cord Cutting Tech Support Facebook Group for help.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like http://Amazon.com, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, LLC stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from :

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.