This week Time Warner Cable announced a 25-year, $7 billion deal for a Dodgers baseball channel.
Sounds like a good idea, but the agreement has some subscribers calling foul. According to the plan, Time Warner customers will have to foot the bill for it and could see a $5 hike on their monthly cable bill.
So what if you want to catch Mad Men, but don't want to pay extra for those games that you won't watch?
Here to help us sort it out, David Lazarus, business columnist for the L.A. Times.