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DirecTV announced Wednesday that it has decided to follow rival satcaster EchoStar's lead and offer a programming package that includes a handful of local channels.
The Senate Commerce Committee sent a clear signal Thursday that momentum is building in Congress to rescind a dramatic hike in royalty fees for satcasters.
The executives who control the direct broadcast satellite industry will gather Feb. 4 at the Westin Hotel at LAX for a daylong (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) conference titled "DBS - The Five Burning Questions."
Joanne Mazzu has been named director of business affairs for Columbia Pictures Television. She previously served as associate director of business affairs.