David! My Mac's not working!
I love those highly specific descriptions of a problem. I asked for a little more clarity.
I'm trying to watch a video and it's not working!
I dragged myself off the couch and over to my wife's MacBook. She was on the TNT site and trying to watch an episode of Raising the Bar. She would click on "watch a full episode" and a blank screen would appear where the viewer normally would be.
It was not immediately apparent what the problem was. A poorly installed codec? A broken web page? I rummaged around for a little while and found that the TNT support site stated that they didn't support Macs for viewing their shows. Why? Here's what the support site says:
TNT.tv would like to apologize for not being able to accommodate Mac users.The issue is related to the Windows Media Player, specifically video with Digital Rights Management (DRM). This is because the WMP for the Mac is not supported directly by Microsoft . Our agreement with the studios that produce the shows stipulates that their content be protected (full episodes) from piracy with DRM software.Additionally, WMP is more universal than other platforms like QuickTime and Flash Video for distributing protected content.