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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Competitors Feeding Off of DirecTV-Viacom Dispute

    11:18 am 7/18/2012

    "If you're a DirecTV customer, there's something you should know," a radio ad from Comcast targeting subscribers begins.Read more

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  6. 'Teen Wolf' Drops as Ratings Ramifications of Carriage Standoff Remain Mixed

    2:18 pm 7/17/2012

    With Viacom channels now off the DirecTV catalog for a week, MTV's sophomore supernatural drama falls 23 percent as another scripted series isn't immediately affected.Read more

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  7. Viacom Restores 'Daily Show' and 'Colbert' to Web but Fight With DirecTV Continues

    11:51 am 7/17/2012

    The company insists restoring the shows online is not a reaction to Monday's comments from Comedy Central host Jon Stewart, returning from a two-week hiatus.Read more

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  8. DirecTV CEO: Companies Remain 'Pretty Far Apart' in Viacom Carriage Talks

    1:36 am 7/12/2012

    Meanwhile, an analyst says that "DirecTV is making a critical mistake by allowing Viacom programming to be dropped."Read more

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  9. Viacom Blocks Online Access to Full Episodes of Shows

    1:07 pm 7/11/2012

    The move is meant to intensify pressure on DirecTV to come to an agreement so that service to 26 channels is restored. As the dispute carries on, the CEOs of Viacom and DirecTV might run into each other soon.Read more

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  10. Tonight's TV Picks: 'Damages' and 'Hit and Miss' Premieres, The ESPYs

    11:30 am 7/11/2012

    The Glenn Close series begins its final season tonight on DirecTV, followed by the series premiere of the Chloe Sevigny-as-contract-killer drama. Read more

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