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'Cable A La Carte' TV Picks Up Steam

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'Cable A La Carte' TV Picks Up Steam

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With studies saying most U.S. households watch less than 20 of the sometimes hundreds of available channels, a movement is building for "cable a la carte." Some of its backers are those offended by cable channels they find bundled with channels they do want. Some observers say such a system would just wind up costing consumers more and cut down on content diversity. NPR's Neda Ulaby reports.