American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A service offered by cable television companies that allows subscribers to view special programs for an additional charge.
“I’d always fought on pay-per-view, which is a huge source of revenue, but I wanted to do this one for free so I wouldn’t have to commit to a multifight deal before demonstrating my drawing power.”
“Think Bad Teacher and Horrible Bosses -- the kind of movie you won't resent devoting time to on cable or pay-per-view but feel slightly abused for coughing up the price of a first-run movie theater ticket.”
“In the background, his buddies are hollering over a pay-per-view fight.”
“I don't think that you can have it both ways -- you can either like a news organization acting in the public's interest, or you can be a pay-per-view local news site.”
“The studios all are exploring various mixes of a few strategies to address the challenges: cranking out sequels to blockbusters, placing smaller bets elsewhere and experimenting with pay-per-view options for movies at home.”
“Yes, there are a few more cars and thanks to DTH and pay-per-view, the latest movies get screened much faster, but life moves at an easy pace.”
“Someday, that kind of version of the Super Bowl should be offered on pay-per-view.”
“Together, they transformed a small, regional wrestling company into the media giant WWE—generating legions of fans but also plenty of criticism for the content of their popular television shows and pay-per-view broadcasts.”
“Major televised bouts draw around six million viewers, top fights regularly sell more than a million pay-per-view orders and an upcoming show in Toronto has, according to the promotion, sold about 55,000 tickets, with an estimated gate of $11 million.”
“It's hard to imagine that this mom-and-pop operation forced Owen Hart to wear a ridiculous costume and descend from the rafters at a pay-per-view -- a stunt which resulted in Owen falling to his death in front of tens of thousands of horrified fans.”
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