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Topic: Cablevision

Cablevision, Viacom War Could Cost a Bundle

Few visible clues to be unearthed in heavily-redacted complaint

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…

A la Carte Wars: Cablevision Sues Viacom for Bundling

MSO goes to the mattresses over widespread industry practice

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…

Will ABC and Univision’s Cable News Channel Sell?

Alphabet net to manage Fusion ad inventory in the near term

If you’re looking to buy time on Fusion, ABC and Univision’s new joint venture English-language news and lifestyle channel, you’ll need to look up ABC’s president of sales and marketing,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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