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  1. Emmys 2012: Glenn Close Was Told TV Would Kill Her Career

    5:38 pm 9/11/2012

    "People said I was doing TV because my film career was at a zero," the two-time Emmy winner and six-time Oscar nominee tells THR.Read more

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  2. Sinclair Broadcast Strikes Back at Dish Network Over Retransmission Negotiations

    12:03 pm 8/14/2012

    A day after Dish accuses Sinclair of "corporate greed," the broadcast group says the satellite TV service operates with a "flawed economic model."Read more

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  3. Olympics 2012: DirecTV Goes Dark During Closing Ceremony

    10:29 pm 8/12/2012

    UPDATED: The company has apologized to Los Angeles area viewers including "Modern Family's" Sarah Hyland and Eric Stonestreet who were frustrated over missing about 30 minutes of Sunday night's broadcast.Read more

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  4. DirecTV Posts First-Ever Quarterly U.S. Subscriber Decline

    4:42 am 8/2/2012

    UPDATED: The satellite TV giant lost 52,000 U.S. video customers in the second quarter, but hit an all-time user growth record in Latin America.Read more

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  5. Analyst: Loyalty Data Shows Leverage for TV Network Owners in Carriage Disputes

    4:36 am 7/30/2012

    After the Viacom-DirecTV spat, Barton Crockett says if carriage fees were split according to loyalty, Disney would face a decline, while others would benefit.Read more

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  6. Cable Wars: Why Viacom and DirecTV's Fight Was Just the Beginning

    11:00 am 7/26/2012

    Retransmission rights and a wave of deals expiring mean trouble among networks, cable companies and satellite providers. Read more

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  7. Viacom, DirecTV Reach New Carriage Deal

    3:07 am 7/20/2012

    UPDATED: The companies end a two-week blackout in DirecTV homes, with the satellite TV giant saying it won't have to carry premium TV venture network Epix under the seven-year pact.Read more

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  8. Analyst: DirecTV-Viacom Spat Could Lead to Industry Consolidation

    4:37 am 7/19/2012

    Non-conglomerate cable network groups or distributors may feel the need to merge, says Evercore's Bryan Kraft.Read more

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  9. Viacom Negotiator Slams DirecTV Statements As 'Inaccurate and Exaggerated'

    3:49 pm 7/18/2012

    Denise Denson tells THR that Epix is not a deal breaker and that the DirecTV CEO ignored a compromise proposal at Sun Valley. Read more

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  10. Viacom Says DirecTV 'Has No Intention of Working With Us' to Resolve Carriage Dispute (Video)

    2:46 pm 7/18/2012

    In its public-relations battle with the satellite TV company, the media conglomerate also is piggybacking on a clip from "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart."Read more

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