SHIPS TV

We may have touched on this...but ships tv leaves a lot to be desired. Obviously it has to do with whatever deals each cruise line strikes with whatever satellite provider they have. I usually ask the assembled officers during those q/a sessions they have if THEY get to watch the same tv channels we do. It usually gets a laff from everyone there. NCL has eliminated a few ships info channels that at least provided some background music. the bean counters again. theres always been a standing joke in casinos that they don't want you in your room watching tv...well, the cruise lines have raised that to a whole new level. I seem to remember way back in the day there were more channels.

This last cruise we watched an emergency helicopter evac on the "view from the bridge" over the bow. most useful thing we saw all week....well, the ships position is nice..once in a awhile.. its just habit I guess...turn it on, and flip. see how much $$ you owe...

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Exactly! We do run to the door as well. We should know better by now.

Actually we were just on Anthem of the Seas and they had this functionality. They had the large "on demand" selection and they had the "my account" display. They also had the ability to look up your schedule. Basically everything available on the Royal IQ app was available on the one TV channel

We do a lot of reading and use the internet.

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