TITLE

'America' Uncovered

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/29/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the request of Comcast Corp. to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hinder carriage on sports grounds of The American Channel (TAC). It wanted FCC to rule that FAC is entitled to obtain carriage via commercial arbitration under the agency's Adelphia Communications merger conditions. In Comcast Corp.'s filing, it asserted that TAC has never produced any quantity of programming and failed to launch a viable network.
ACCESSION #
24978104

 

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