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SUPER BOWL DELAY SHEDS A LITTLE DARKNESS ON THE RATINGS

February 6, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Thanks to that 34-minute delay due to an electrical outage at the New Orleans Superdome — cause: still unknown — CBS can now claim the record for the most viewers during primetime (7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Sundays) in history. The reason is that during previous Super Bowl nights, the post-game “special episode” always […]

VIACOM’S 26 CHANNELS GOING DARK TONIGHT ON DIRECTV

July 10, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

One of the consequences of media consolidation is that the conglomerates can force distributors — satellite and cable companies — to find a spot in their systems for cable networks that they don’t want in order to make deals for the ones that they do want. The same would appear to hold true when it […]