Karen Brown Sen. John McCain will hold a Commerce Committee hearing on media ownership on May 6, at which YES’s Leo Hindery and Cablevision’s James Dolan will testify. Cable rate hikes are likely to be discussed. Noticeably absent will be Rupert Murdoch, who will, however, show up for a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on May 8…. G4 will air five prime-time specials called G4 and Entertainment Weekly Present the Top 100 Games of All Time beginning this week…. Last week’s debut of Tina Brown’s show on CNBC drew just 74,000 total viewers and recorded a 0.1 household rating. The program had half the audience of its lead-in Kudlow & Cramer…. A Digital Pipeline brief in the April 21 issue stated that TVN Entertainment would manage up to 30 hours per month of Discovery Networks content for Insight’s Kids SVOD package. The actual figure is ten hours of content per month…. Cable One is adding 5,000 new high-speed data customers a month, not 1,500 as reported in the April 28 issue. In addition, first quarter 2002 revenue per subscriber should have been $45.35, and $51.42 for the same period in 2003.

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Netflix Raising Prices Again

Netflix is upping its pricing plans for customers in the U.S. and Canada to help offset growing content costs. Reuters was first to report the change. The streamer’s standard plan now starts at $15.49/month

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