Television Is Going To The Dogs

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Satellite company DirectTV recently introduced DogTV to its line up. The channel, just for canines, will cost humans $5.99 a month. The programs feature soothing music and animations.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm David Greene.

Television is going to the dogs. The satellite company DIRECTV recently introduced DOGTV to its line up. The channel, just for canines, will cost humans 5.99 a month. The programs feature soothing music and animations. DOGTV's CEO says this helps ease the loneliness and boredom that pets feel when they're left at home all day.

Hey, what do you think?

(SOUNDBITE OF A DOG BARKING)

GREENE: What's that, boy? You'd rather have a dog station on the radio?

(LAUGHTER)

GREENE: Good dog. It's MORNING EDITION.

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