if its going to work this way, it'll probably require its own software or something. I like watching shows with XBMC on my xbox, just stream 'em off my computer's hard drive. I guess it not that common a method to do it, befure i used media centre classic and used the 2nd monitor output to send it over to the tv. I thikn its a step forward. I think cablevision companies are obscelete. Why do we pay for content just loaded with commercials. We pay to watch commercials. With the internet, I think it will be new ways of distributing the content, but you would need the commercials, or they would have a hard time raising the revenue to make the shows. good move though.