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  1. DirecTV Files FCC Complaint Over Tribune Broadcasting Blackout

    12:12 pm 4/2/2012

    The satellite provider, which lost the entertainment company's 23 local stations over the weekend, is seeking federal intervention. Read more

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  2. Tribune Broadcasting Pulls Content From DirecTV

    11:19 pm 3/31/2012

    The Chicago-based broadcasting company says DirecTV refused to give it fair compensation; the satellite TV giant counters that Tribune reneged on a “handshake” deal.Read more

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  3. DirecTV Touts Growth Outlook in Latin America

    7:21 am 3/29/2012

    "The best is yet to come" in the region, chairman and CEO Mike White tells a DirecTV Latin America investor day. Read more

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  4. DirecTV in Retransmission Dispute With Tribune

    3:54 pm 3/26/2012

    A current deal expires March 31, and Tribune is informing consumers that their satellite service might not carry "American Idol," "Glee," "Modern Family" and other popular programming after that date.Read more

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  5. GSN Expands Into Reality TV With New Series

    2:07 pm 3/21/2012

    At its upfront presentation, the network owned by Sony and DirecTV said it also is developing “The American Bible Challenge” with host Jeff Foxworthy and bringing back “The Newlywed Game” with Sherri Shepherd for a sixth season.Read more

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  6. Analyst: Pay TV Subscriber Growth to Pick Up 'Modestly' in 2012

    6:47 am 3/2/2012

    Barclays Capital's James Ratcliffe says that fourth-quarter results once again showed that "weak occupied home growth, not cord cutting" has kept growth in check. Read more

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  7. DirecTV CEO Mike White's 2011 Compensation: $5.9 Million

    2:28 pm 2/28/2012

    UPDATED: In 2010, he had gotten more than $27 million in multi-year stock and options awards. Read more

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  8. DirecTV Reports Improved Fourth-Quarter Results

    4:38 am 2/16/2012

    UPDATED: The satellite TV giant added 715,00 net subscribers in the latest period driven by its Latin American business as U.S. sub adds slowed to 125,000, compared with 289,000 in the year-ago period. Read more

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  9. UBS Downgrades DirecTV, Predicts Lower Sub Growth

    5:36 am 1/18/2012

    The satellite TV giant, led by CEO Mike White, will have to focus "less on subscriber growth and more on retention and profitability," says analyst John Hodulik.Read more

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  10. DirecTV Latin America Boss Sees Continued Growth

    12:35 pm 12/7/2011

    Bruce Churchill signals at an investor conference that a spin-off of his unit is unlikely and explains continued subscriber gains by saying that "pay TV is a great product for the middle class." Read more

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