DirecTV vs. Viacom: Resolution Not Forthcoming

Premium channel EPIX at the center of the dispute

DirecTV and Viacom are digging in their heels: Both companies say they're not likely to come to an agreement in their carriage conflict any time soon. Viacom issued a resigned-sounding statement on Wednesday afternoon, saying that the standoff could go on "indefinitely." DirecTV told Adweek that the dispute centers on carriage of Viacom's premium channel, EPIX. 

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