TITLE

Cablevision Grips MSNBC

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/10/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the subscribers of MSNBC have failed to see the 2008 Democratic presidential debate in New York because of the carriage agreement of MSNBC with Cablevision Systems Corp. According to Heather Wilner of Verizon Communications, NBC has been unable to grant distribution rights to Verizon FiOS in markets where Cablevision is the incumbent provider. It is stated that the telecast of the debate by MSNBC drew 7.8 million viewers.
ACCESSION #
31332734

 

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