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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Analysts Weigh in on Viacom-DirecTV Carriage Dispute

    3:29 am 7/11/2012

    One analyst calls the stand-off a "lose-lose" situation, while another one says it could be "a serious mistake" for any pay TV operator to not carry the Viacom channels.Read more

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  8. Viacom Networks Go Dark on DirecTV

    9:35 pm 7/10/2012

    The entertainment conglomerate and the satellite TV giant failed to reach a new carriage agreement before midnight Tuesday.Read more

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  9. Analyst Cuts Viacom Stock Rating Due to 'Ongoing Ratings Weakness'

    1:46 am 7/10/2012

    UBS entertainment expert John Janedis says his sense is that returning MTV series "are under-performing," which will lead to ad make-goods.Read more

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  10. Analyst: Netflix's Popularity Driven by Kids TV Content

    8:11 am 7/2/2012

    UPDATED: Bernstein’s Todd Juenger says entertainment giants should limit children's programming on the streaming video site, which responds that its kids offers are no more popular than its other content.Read more

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