Carriage Disputes

The Chairman of the FCC Is Annoyed With Time Warner Cable

Maybe it was the widespread feeling that Tom Wheeler is too close to the industry he regulates. Maybe it was pressure from Congress. Maybe it was John Oliver calling him a dingo.

DirecTV Keeps Plugging Away at NFL Sunday Ticket Renewal

DirecTV continues to plug away at a deal that would allow it to retain the exclusive rights to the NFL Sunday Ticket package, but the satellite-TV giant said it has yet to finalize an agreement with the league.    

DirecTV May Drop The Weather Channel

DirecTV may be angling to drop The Weather Channel from its lineup, prompting The Weather Channel to launch a PR campaign to try and stop it.The carriage deal between the two parties expires Jan. 14. At risk for The Weather Channel is distribution to DirecTV's 20 million subscribers.

CBS Blackout Took a Bite Out of Time Warner Cable Earnings

While there was little doubt that CBS on Sept. 2 walked away the victor in its month-long feud with Time Warner Cable, it wasn’t until this morning that the cost to the operator could be tallied. Quite a heap of cash, as it turns out.

CBS, Time Warner End Carriage Standoff

With less than a week to go before the start of the 2013 NFL season, CBS and Time Warner Cable have finally come to terms on a new carriage agreement.

Al Jazeera America Is Already in a Carriage Dispute With AT&T

That was quick: even before Al Jazeera America made it to the airwaves on Tuesday, it was already in the middle of its first carriage dispute.

Blackout Has Negligible Impact on CBS Ratings

While the four-day blackout of the CBS signal in select Time Warner Cable markets thus far has had a negligible impact on prime-time ratings, the broadcaster did see some shrinkage in deliveries of its new summertime hit.

Time Warner Cable Pulls the Plug on CBS

CBS has gone dark in New York.In the latest development in the ongoing carriage dispute between CBS and the Time Warner Cable, the local affiliate went off the air this afternoon at approximately 5:04 p.m. EDT.

CBS Is Facing Potential Blackouts in NYC, Dallas and L.A.

With time running out on an emergency carriage deal extension, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves on Tuesday told employees that the network was in danger of going dark in a number of major Time Warner Cable markets.

Cablevision, Viacom War Could Cost a Bundle

Cablevision, which is suing Viacom for illegally bundling its networks, on Thursday released a heavily-redacted version of its complaint against the cable conglomerate, which includes the charge that Viacom threatened to impose a fine in excess of $1 billion if Cablevisio