Monday, December 9, 2019

OLBERMANN AND CURRENT TV IN SECRET PEACE TREATY

January 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Keith Olbermann won’t be anchoring coverage of the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, but he has agreed to anchor Current TV’s coverage of future primaries this year. Olbermann and the cable network each issued terse statements on Sunday, revealing nothing about the cause of their previous squabble or how it had been resolved. Several commentators […]

NO NEW TALKS SCHEDULED IN MSG-TIME WARNER CABLE DISPUTE

January 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The dispute between the MSG cable network and the Time Warner Cable company is not following the script laid out by most other similar disputes. Ordinarily they are resolved a few days before the contract deadline or within a few hours after one side of the other pulls the plug. MSG carries the New York […]

58 SINCLAIR-OWNED STATIONS MAY GO DARK ON TIME-WARNER CABLE

December 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Another dispute over retransmission consent fees is going down to the wire as Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns 58 stations in 35 markets across the country, is threatening to yank those stations from Time Warner Cable at midnight on Friday unless Time Warner Cable agrees to pay it an additional 10 cents per customer per […]

FOX DARK IN NY FOR SIXTH DAY

October 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There was no sign of progress Wednesday in the battle between Cablevision and Fox TV that has kept Fox television shows off millions of television sets in the New York area for more than five days. Fox said on Wednesday that it had had brief conversations with Cablevision and expected resume them today (Thursday). Some […]

FOX-CABLEVISION DISPUTE SENDS FANS TO SPORTS BARS IN N.Y.

October 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Most television viewers in the New York area were unable to watch the New York Giants defeat the Detroit Lions Sunday afternoon, as the primary cable-TV distributor in the area, Cablevision Systems, and Fox TV, the network carrying the game, remained deadlocked over retransmission fees. They were also unable to watch post-season baseball games carried […]