Tuesday, September 23, 2014

FOX DISHES IT OUT; YANKS CHANNELS

October 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The satellite DISH Network, which had previously benefited from retransmission disputes between cable companies and content providers, has now found itself embroiled in one itself with Fox’s cable networks. At midnight, Fox halted sending signals for FX, National Geographic Channel and 19 regional sports networks to DISH. But unlike the last retransmission dispute when ABC […]

AVATAR LIFTS NEWS CORP 11.2 PERCENT IN 2009

August 5, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Led by outstanding results at its Fox News and FX cable networks, which saw operating income soar 31 percent during its fourth quarter versus a year ago, News Corp beat analysts’ expectations as it reported profits of $875 million for the quarter, compared with a loss of $203 million for the comparable quarter a year […]

DIRECTV RESTORES “DAMAGES”

July 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Satellite operator DirecTV is showing that it can be an important content provider in its own right. After already saving the critically praised but low rated Friday Night Lights from extinction, it announced Monday that it is picking up Damages, the made-for-cable drama starring Glenn Close and Rose Byrne that was canceled by FX because […]

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