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A la Carte Wars: Cablevision Sues Viacom for Bundling

In an apparent bid to set a legal precedent, Cablevision on Tuesday announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Viacom for “bundling,” the practice by which programmers force distributors to carry low-rated channels as a condition of carrying their more popular networks.

We Can Work It Out: DISH Network Not Spoiling to Fight Disney

While the expiration of their carriage deal with ABC and ESPN is looming on the horizon, DISH Network executives said they aren’t spoiling for a fight with Walt Disney Co.