With NCTC’s carriage pact with Viacom set to expire Mon, some of the co-op’s members are warning customers that they could lose popular channels such as Nick, Comedy Central and MTV. It’s a little bit unusual to see the NCTC members, who have a median size of 1500 customers, be so vocal in a dispute. Here’s what the association had to say, as well as ACA’s take.

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The amended draft legislation reauthorizing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act is now moving to the full House Commerce committee after the tech subcmte’s unanimous approval.
Turner announced a restructure of its ad sales dept as several agencies align their infrastructure as TV-buying groups merge with digital groups.

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Giana De Laurentiis signed a new exclusive deal with Food Network. She’ll continue to produce and host content for both the network and discovery+. Her latest endeavor, “Simply Giada,” premieres Jan. 9

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