You know that dinner guest that shows up you wish didn’t? Well, Time Warner Cable has 13 of them, with Charter officially putting forth its slate of independent directors to be voted on at TWC’s annual shareholder this spring. It’s just the latest step in Tom Rutledge & Co’s attempt to ratchet up the pressure for a combination, hostile or otherwise. Here’s more about the nominees and statements from both companies’ chiefs.

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One thing Time Warner Cable won’t have to worry about as it deals with Charter’s advances and the upcoming launch of the Dodgers channel is a nasty dispute with YES in a market already battered by a CBS blackout. Fox and TWC reached a deal.
The Supreme Court has set a date to hear oral arguments in broadcasters’ petition against Aereo.
Comcast inked a deal with Warner Bros to put the studio’s titles on its Xfinity On Demand digital store.

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Cable Wants FCC to Resist Broadening Broadband Labels

As the FCC draws closer to releasing its broadband consumer label requirement for ISPs, NCTA is urging the agency to dismiss attempts to add more info to the labels.

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