LOST for free on the internet (but with advertisement)

I have just seen Lost – the episode where Locke is wounded and now I read that Lost will be out for free from April 30 on.

Disney to make TV shows available free on Web

Walt Disney Co.’s ABC television network will offer some of its most popular shows, such as „Desperate Housewives“ and „Lost,“ for free on the Internet in a two-month trial, the company said on Monday.

The move was the latest effort by leading U.S. media companies to experiment with the delivery of programs through new technologies and still maintain revenue as viewership for prime-time television schedules slowly erodes.

See also this interesting quote via Buzzmachine:

“Whenever I hear the word ‘broadcast,’ I try to dump it,” said David Rolfe…. “It’s a grotesque anachronism that implies the model where we’re just feeding viewers whatever we want them to have.”


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