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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Could Score $71 Million Over Five Years

    4:43 pm 7/19/2012

    Her rich compensation, though, pales in comparison to the nation's media titans.Read more

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Viacom’s Weaknesses Could Drag Out DirecTV Fight (Analysis)

    11:29 am 7/18/2012

    Despite the popularity of its channels and shows, Viacom lacks local channels and big sporting events that customers can’t live without. Digital rights and Epix might be the keys to an agreement. Read more

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  8. 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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  9. Viacom Top Lawyer Michael Fricklas on Piracy, YouTube and His Toughest Decisions (Q&A)

    6:10 pm 7/17/2012

    The recipient of THR's Raising the Bar award talks about the big decision in the YouTube case, his “friend” running Google’s legal department and what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have in common with one “Jack Ass.”Read more

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  10. '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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