Glenn Britt

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.

What’s Taking Time Warner and CBS So Long?

CBS made a point of announcing this morning that it had signed a three-year deal with Verizon for distribution over its FiOS TV service, which closed out the second quarter with 5.04 million subscribers.

A la Carte Is the Worst Idea Anyone Has Ever Had

During earnings calls among the major networks last week, there was a consistent refrain: a la carte may be in the news, but it's not on the horizon. Most CEOs simply took questions about a la carte the same way they take all dumb questions: as invitations to discuss their networks' innate superiority to the competition.

Scripps Cautious When It Comes to Buying Tribune’s Stake in Food

Scripps Networks Interactive CFO Joe NeCastro said today that the company was in no hurry to buy the remaining stake in Food Network still owned by Tribune on the company's second-quarter earnings call. "We're not gonna do anything overly aggressive to overpay for that network," he told investors.

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 Boss Glenn Britt to Retire

The rumors have been flying around since last winter, but Time Warner Cable on Thursday finally made it official, announcing that chairman and CEO Glenn Britt would retire when his contract expires at the end of the year.

Time Warner Does the Math on Sky-High Sports Rights

Time Warner Cable chairman and CEO Glenn Britt on Thursday told investors that the operator’s RSN strategy is designed to minimize costs in the long haul.

MSG, Time Warner Cable to End Blackout

Thanks to the intervention of some New York political heavyweights, the seven-week staring contest between MSG Network and Time Warner Cable came to an end on Friday afternoon (Feb. 17).