TITLE

Retrans Fights Are Risky Business

AUTHOR(S)
GIBBONS, KENT
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/8/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses conflict between television programmers and distributors. He discusses the dispute between Walt Disney Co.'s local American Broadcasting Co. (WABC) owned and operated station and Cablevision Systems Corp. He opines that distributors should contain programming costs and subscribers should be given more advantage to drop services they do no want to pay for.
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