Mid-Atlantic Sports Net took a shot at Comcast SportsNet with a full-page ad in Sun’s The Washington Post denouncing the MSO’s lawsuit as a "heavy-handed" attempt to "mislead and inflame" Washington Nationals’ fans. In an open letter to Nats supporters, MASN vp/exec gm Bob Whitelaw said Comcast is trying to hold DC’s new MLB franchise "hostage … for its own self-interest." Comcast said it won’t carry Nats’ games on Comcast SportsNet while its suit against MASN is in litigation (Cfax 4/25).

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FCC Seeks Comment on NAB NextGen Petition

The FCC Media Bureau is seeking comment on NAB’s petition regarding the treatment of multicast streams under the NexGen TV local simulcasting rules.

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