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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Charlie Ergen's Dish Seen as One Winner of Cable Companies' Wireless Spectrum Sale

    1:13 pm 12/2/2011

    Fellow satellite TV giant DirecTV will have to address its spectrum needs, while Ergen emerges as "wireless' power broker," says one analyst.Read more

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  9. Pay TV Industry Subscriber Counts Nearly Unchanged in Third Quarter

    3:50 pm 11/18/2011

    Amid the year-long cord cutting debate, research firm SNL Kagan says cable, satellite TV and telecom firms lost only 32,000 subs in the latest period after a drop of 130,000 in the year-ago period.Read more

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  10. Warren Buffett's Firm Reports Small Stake in DirecTV

    2:56 pm 11/14/2011

    The investor's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed that it owned nearly 4.25 million shares in the satellite TV giant as of Sept. 30. Read more

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