Topic: program carriage

FCC Hands Match to Tennis Channel in Dispute With Comcast

Unprecedented decision is also win for independent programmers

The Federal Communications Commission ruled 3-2 against Comcast today, agreeing with the agency's administrative law judge that the cable giant discriminated against the Tennis Channel. As a result of the decision, Comcast…

House GOP Throws Support Behind Comcast In Tennis Channel Case

Letter to FCC warns agency not to over-reach

Ever since the Federal Communications Commission's administrative law judge ruled that Comcast must move the Tennis Channel to the same programming tier as Comcast-owned Golf Channel, Comcast has been trying…

Tennis Channel Wins Carriage Complaint vs. Comcast

Judge rules carrier favored its own channels

The Tennis Channel won a major victory in its long-standing carriage complaint against Comcast. Federal Communications Commission administrative law judge Richard Sippel ruled that Comcast must move Tennis Channel to…