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A New Front (Group) In the CBS/Time Warner Cable Rumpus

First there was this full-page New York Times ad from Time Warner Cable whacking CBS for the retransmission fees it’s demanding from the cable giant. Clever, eh? And catch this in the body copy: CBS wants Time Warner Cable to … Continue reading

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Time Warner Cable’s CBS Retransmission Rumpus

From our Been There Done That desk Time Warner Cable is embroiled in yet another retransnsmission battle, this time with CBS in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and elsewhere. From USA Today: Time Warner Cable drops CBS in New York, … Continue reading

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Ridiculous Stat o’ the Day (Media Switching Edition)

From our Fun Facts to Know & Dispel desk The current issue of Advertising Age brings this: Study: Young Consumers Switch Media 27 Times An Hour Survey of ‘Digital Natives’ Indicates Brands Must Step Up Creative Game to Hold Their … Continue reading

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Cable TV’s Must-Kerry Provisions

Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry (D-Am I President Yet?) is apparently up to his old tricks. From MediaPost: Kerry Waffles, Retrans Burns Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry was branded a flip-flopper during his 2004 presidential run. Notably, there was his infamous comment … Continue reading

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Fox in the Henhouse

Nice front-page New York Times piece Monday about the Fox/Time Warner Cable rumpus over retransmission fees (see here and here), which seems to have been settled by – wait for it – the two sides splitting the difference. The Times, … Continue reading

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Crazy Like Fox

So there’s this big dustup between Time Warner Cable (a.k.a. the pipeline) and Fox Broadcasting (a.k.a. the content) about renegotiating their cablecast contract. Seems that Fox wants a big bump to allow Time Warner to cable the network into untold … Continue reading

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