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TRIBUNE SEEMS TO HAVE LOST BATTLE WITH DIRECTV

April 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Tribune Co.’s television stations are back on DirecTV after the two companies reached an agreement on retransmission fees. Subscribers to the satellite service had not been able to receive the stations since Sunday, when Tribune yanked them. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but DirecTV executive Derek Chang indicated that Tribune did not get […]

TRIBUNE STATIONS REMAIN DARK ON DIRECTV

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Stations owned by Tribune Corp. disappeared from the satellite service DirecTV on Sunday in a dispute over retransmission consent fees. Tribune owns 23 TV stations in the U.S., including several in top markets. Tribune President Nils Larsen said in a statement, “We don’t want anyone to lose the valuable programming we provide, but we simply […]

TRIBUNE STATIONS MAY GO DARK ON DIRECTV

March 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A battle between Tribune Corp. and DirecTV over retransmission fees is coming down to the wire, with each side maintaining it will not budge another inch. Despite our best efforts, DirecTV is refusing to offer a fair deal and we remain far apart in negotiations,” Tribune Broadcasting President Nils Larsen said. If the two sides […]

REPORT: MICHAELS TO SIGN OFF AS TRIB CEO THIS WEEK

October 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Randy Michaels, the embattled CEO of Tribune Co., emerged from a meeting of the company’s board on Tuesday and figuratively thumbed his nose at reporters who were expecting him to be fired. “I work here today and I’m still working,” he said. The New York Times, which first reported the impending ouster, citing a source […]