Originally Posted by lobk
Happens all the time in sport. Certain section of the US gets an event for free while the rest of the US has to pay for the event. This happens in Football, Baseball, and Basketball.
Example; West coast state gets Lakers for free. If I want to watch every Laker's game I have to pay for it by buying NBA package.
Showtime is a nationally broadcast channel. What you are referring to is regional coverage of games.