October 2006
Multichannel News;10/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p49
The article presents news briefs related to the entertainment industry in the U.S. Mediacom Communications Corp. cited in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it gears up for a retransmission-consent fight with Sinclair Broadcast Group. National Basketball Association television will televise eight games from the league's most extensive trek to Europe. A federal judge in Texas tossed out a suit of the cable industry which aims at overturning the state's cable franchising law.


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