Haugsted, Linda; McNamara, Mary
July 2006
Multichannel News;7/31/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p42
The article presents news briefs on issues related to cable television broadcasting in the U.S. Comcast Corp. is being accused by the Consumerist blog regarding the censorship of a consumer-made video shown in the television program "Nightline." Melanie Martinez, host of "The Good Night Show," was fired due to a video show she has made that declares she will protect her future from getting pregnant. Information on the third season of "Battlestar Galactica" is provided.


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