Ferrante207 wrote:Is there any concern that floslam would cannibalize indy attendance? It'd be amazing to just watch a live stream of beyond or limitless on a Sunday and still be able to watch football, not have to commute 3 hours each way, etc. Would save a ton of gas, tolls, road snacks, etc. I hate using an entire weekend day for indy wrestling. I'm not one of those "making towns" types. I also hate wrestling crowds. Maybe I am in the minority, but I floslam seems ideal for a person like me.
I could see it also helping attendance: giving exposure to promotions etc.
$20 for an all you can eat buffet of non-wwe is a dream though. We shall see.
When it comes to streaming in general, I wouldn't call it "cannibalizing" so much as adding to attendance.
For someone like you, if you order a stream instead of driving to the show so you don't have to miss football, they are still getting your money, so it doesn't matter either way. From that perspective, the stream kept you as a customer instead of losing you.
For people who can't attend the show, it's like watching via the old closed circuit gimmick.
I see no negative, unless you want to argue that ~100 local Ferrante's staying home instead of going hurt's the live atmosphere in the building.
Decades ago, sports franchises worried that TV would kill attendance at games. Time has proven that false.