I thought I would start a catch-all thread for all things NESN. My only exposure is Red Sox games via MLB Extra Innings so I can't comment on the rest of their programming but based on clips of their other shows, the rest of the network seems pretty weak. Charlie Moore appears to be especially annoying. Is my impression correct? If so, why? They have a 6-state market & 4 good to great teams to report on so I would think their ratings would justify spending money to make it a strong product. I've gotten the impression from other posters that NESN is notoriously cheap with salaries & maybe this extends to their programming budgets, too.