So it's been over a week since I canceled Dish Network TV, switching to strictly channels I can catch with a little antennae I purchased -- 24 channels to be exact. The adjustment is complete. The local channels are fine and I'm finding some interesting channels, particularly some foreign channels. Tonight I watched a French movie (English sub-titles), a mystery and rather good. This "MHz" channel is becoming my favorite.
As for cable news, I can watch all the MSNBC evening programs almost as soon as they finish their first broadcast by pulling up the videos online. These programs repeat two or three times throughout the evening, and in the past I would sit down for parts of them. But now I can pick and choose the segments I want to watch. It's a better use of my time and I still get to see my favorite cable news programs.
And now I'm saving $72 a month. I couldn't be happier.