The Skinny

The wait finally ended this week with Sinclair being announced the winning bidder for the 21 Fox/Disney RSNs, but the deal is not without its opponents. And we've got another legal battle on our hands between Nexstar and DirecTV over an unlaunched station fee.

Nexstar sued DirecTV in a NY federal court, claiming breach of contract. At issue is an “unlaunched station fee” that it says DirecTV agreed to pay for not being required to immediately launch Nexstar station WHAG (aka WDVM Read More »
  Ancillary content that introduces AR and/or VR can move the needle on brand perception in a positive direction, so long as they enhance the experience. Read More »
  Media Financial Management's Mary Collins considers the impact streaming has on traditional TV and how cable companies can profit in a multiplatform world. Read More »
  Those attending The Cable Center’s 2019 Hall of Fame celebration Thursday night got to hear the late Les Read one last time. Read More »
  The silos that previously separated ad dollars are falling down, but what does that mean for the DOJ when it reviews mergers and its competitive implications? Read More »
  Less than an hour after Sinclair announced its $10.6bln Fox RSN deal, familiar foe ACA Connects spoke out against the transaction. Read More »
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