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WHILE CABLE COMPANIES LOSE SUBSCRIBERS, DIRECTV GAINS THEM

November 5, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

While several of the largest cable-TV providers, including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Cablevision, have reported significant subscriber losses during the last quarter, home satellite operator DirecTV indicated on Thursday that they may be picking up at least some of them. It said that it has added 174,000 subscribers over the past quarter versus 136,000 […]

NEWS CORP SEES PROFITS JUMP

November 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

News Corp reported a big jump in net income during its first quarter, led by gains in its television and newspaper operations, as advertisers who had slashed their spending a year ago returned to the field. The media conglomerate reported net income of $775 million, up 36 percent from $571 million during the comparable quarter […]

FOX, CABLEVISION END DISPUTE; CABLEVISION’S UNHAPPY

November 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox TV and Cablevision may have reached an agreement to end their 16-day stalemate over retransmission consent fees on Saturday — in time to allow the third game of the World Series to be viewed by Cablevision’s subscribers who live mostly in the New York area — but Cablevision executives were clearly unhappy with the […]

WORLD SERIES RATINGS SLUMP

November 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The settlement of the Cablevision/Fox dispute over retransmission consent fees and the subsequent end of the blackout of Fox programming in the New York area did not appear to boost ratings for Fox’s coverage of the World Series. Game 3 of the series on Saturday, which saw 21-year-old Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner shut out the […]

FOX, CABLEVISION END BLACKOUT

October 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox TV and Cablevision reached an agreement late today (Saturday) that will end the 16-day blackout of Fox television programing primarily in the New York area.

WORLD SERIES A SLOW STARTER

October 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It may not have been on the same scale as the Texas Rangers’ loss to the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night (the Giants won 11-7), but Fox nevertheless took a beating in the first game of the World Series, which averaged 13.44 million viewers. That figure is down more than 31 percent from Game 1 […]

CABLEVISION, FOX TAKE THEIR DISPUTE PUBLIC

October 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

As the dispute between Fox TV and Cablevision over retransmission consent fees headed into its 13th day of stalemate, there were these new developments: Cablevision, which serves some three million homes mostly around New York City, informed its subscribers via email that it would reimburse them $10.00 for the $9.95 fee that MLB.com charges to […]

CABLEVISION, FOX ACCUSE ONE ANOTHER IN FCC FILING

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Cablevision, the cable company serving most of the New York area, has accused Fox of refusing to negotiate in good faith and has asked the FCC to order that Fox immediately restore its signal to its system and submit to binding arbitration. For its part, Fox submitted a document to the commission describing its negotiations […]

GIANTS WIN THE PENNANT; FOX WINS THE NIGHT

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although the telecast was blacked out in much of the New York area and parts of the Philadelphia area as well, the final game of the National League playoff between the San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies beat everything else on television Saturday night by a wide margin. The dispute between Fox and Cablevision […]

FOX MAY YANK LOCAL STATIONS FROM DISH

October 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

New York area residents who may be considering switching to the DISH satellite service if Fox’s dispute with Cablevision continues unresolved may have to think again — as Fox on Thursday threatened to pull the signals of its local TV stations, including WNYW in New York from DISH’s menu. News Corp, Fox’s corporate parent, is […]

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