The month-long blackout of CBS O&Os from Time Warner Cable systems in key major markets has igniting a feverish round of lobbying in Washington, pitting cable and satellite operators who want to see…
One TV blackout is over: Eight days after Dish Network lost access to 53 TV stations owned by Raycom Media in 36 markets across the U.S., the companies said late Friday they had agreed on a new…
Negotiations between CBS and Time Warner Cable to renew their four-year-old pact — covering retransmission of CBS owned-and-operated TV stations and carriage of cable nets including Showtime — are…
Cablevision and Tribune Broadcasting dug in their heels Friday amid a retrans wrangle that led to the blackout of WPIX-TV New York and other Tribune stations on Cablevision systems.
The battlefield gets bloodier by the week as Sinclair Broadcast Group may yank its stations off satcaster Dish Network tonight in 45 U.S. cities in another scuffle over retransmission fees.
The meltdown between DirecTV and Tribune Broadcasting that led to the blackout of 23 stations on the satcaster early Sunday is likely to be the last big battle in the Great Retrans Wars of 2010-12.
After a quiet stretch for retrans battles in the nation's major TV markets, sparks are flying between Tribune Broadcasting and satcaster DirecTV.
CBS Corp. topper Leslie Moonves and National Assn. of Broadcasters CEO Gordon Smith cited changing technology as the main threat to broadcasting in its current form in Tuesday's keynote event at the…
The FCC will undertake a review of the retransmission consent rule amid the growing contentiousness among broadcasters and cable operators on carriage agreements, FCC boss Julius Genachowski said…
NBC Tuesday became the first of the Big Three networks to declare that it will opt next month for retransmission consent, a move that will require cable operators to pay for the signals of its six…