Tag Archives: Fox Broadcasting

WCVB = We Could Vanish, Basically

Boston’s ABC affiliate WCVB-TV has officially entered the retransmission wars. From The Boston Channel website: Information Relating To Negotiations With Cable Operators BOSTON — NOTICE TO CABLE SUBSCRIBERS: WCVB-TV Channel 5’s parent company, Hearst Television, is currently negotiating a renewal of … Continue reading

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Fox 86es John 3:16 Super Bowl Ad

As the hardworking staff has noted, there are lots of scambit ads associated with Super Bowl LXV (spots submitted with the express purpose of being rejected by Super Bowl broadcaster Fox Sports, the better to get press). But only one got … 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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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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