Topic: Cablevision

Witching-Hour Deal for Cablevision and Viacom Agreement caps a good day for cable carriage pacts

Cablevision and Viacom have finally reached a deal, and not a moment too soon. With about an hour to go before Times Square was set to usher in the New Year…

December 31, 2012, 11:39 PM EST

Disney and Cablevision Sign Carriage Agreement Multi-year deal includes fast-forward-disabled on-demand content

Disney and Cablevision have signed a new multi-year carriage deal with no visible drama at all (hear that, Dish Network, DirecTV, Viacom and AMC?). The pact includes several new authenticated…

October 4, 2012, 11:53 AM EDT

Touchdown: Time Warner Cable Cuts Deal to Carry NFL Network Distribution agreement brings league channel to New York, Los Angeles

After an eight-year stalemate that kept the National Football League’s in-house television network grounded in key markets like New York and Los Angeles, Time Warner Cable on Friday agreed to…

September 21, 2012, 5:06 PM EDT

FCC Set to Decide on Program Access Rule Decision could change lineups on cable

Programming lineups at most cable and satellite systems look alike, carrying the same networks and channels, with only a few exceptions. That could be about to change. When the Federal…

August 31, 2012, 9:57 AM EDT

WGN Becomes Bargaining Chip in Tribune-Cablevision Dispute Fox's WTIC enters the fray as well

Looks like the stakes are getting higher as the carriage dispute between Cablevision and Tribune enters its second week. Tribune's Hartford, Conn.-based Fox affiliate, WTIC, and its flagship station WGN…

August 27, 2012, 3:05 PM EDT

UPDATED: Cablevision Calls Tribune Crooks, Trib Says It's Getting Bullied Companies fight it out over retrans—WPIX dark

Another day, another battle in the retrans war. Cablevision subscribers in New York woke up this morning to find that CW flagship station WPIX had gone dark overnight as negotiations…

August 17, 2012, 11:52 AM EDT

NFL Network Scores Carriage Deal With Cablevision Agreement leaves Time Warner Cable as the last major MSO holdout

After years of being all but shut out of the nation’s top market, NFL Network has established a beach head in the greater New York DMA, inking a multi-year agreement…

August 16, 2012, 12:38 PM EDT

Matt Lake Heads to Cablevision as SVP of Branding and Creative Former Brooklyn Brothers exec will focus on Optimum service

Cablevision is bringing in former Brooklyn Brothers principal Matt Lake to the role of svp of branding and creative. Lake will oversee development and creative execution of the MSO's various…

August 9, 2012, 4:49 PM EDT

Analyst: Auto Hop Flap Much Ado About Nothing Dish Net’s ad-zapping service likely to have little impact

A week after the broadcast networks warned that they would not tolerate Dish Network’s commercial-blasting technology, Fox, NBC and CBS today separately filed suit to block the service. And while…

May 24, 2012, 7:46 PM EDT

Cable Companies to Expand WiFi Nationwide deal is largest Internet service pact ever

Five of the nation's largest cable companies have agreed to connect their WiFi networks, giving their Internet customers access to metro WiFi through more than 50,000 hotspots in the New…

May 21, 2012, 11:05 AM EDT