Phillip Swann's TVPredictions has been around for 10 years, and in all that time, the "dumbest" thing he's seen is 3D TV, he said.
"Only about 1 million 3D TVs were sold in the U.S. during their launch year--and the 3D channels on cable and satellite systems are watched by fewer people than a September baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians," he wrote.
Other dumb ideas on Swanni's top 10 list: Cablevision Systems' (NYSE: CVC) satellite TV business, Voom, which "did fail and nearly tore apart the executive wing of Cablevision" and studios working with DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) on a $30 watch-at-home VoD project. "The price is too damn high! And dumb!" he concluded.
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