WiFi stole much of the spotlight at this year’s Cable Show, with several announcements from MSOs on milestones and hotspot initiatives. Tom Nagel, Comcast Cable svp, business development, chatted with us about the company’s WiFi roadmap and its neighborhood WiFi initiative, which seeks to create access points for subs through community hotspots.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

Time Warner Cable and Charter stocks rose considerably at closing Fri, following a CNBC story suggesting Charter investor Liberty Media approached Time Warner Cable to purchase the MSO. More on the rumor here.

Netflix signed a multi-year deal with Dreamworks Animation to make new original series from the film creator available to subs.

Scripps has started to roll out Internet and mobile apps to allow TVE services for Time Warner Cable subs across its properties. Read on for more.

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AVOD Plex added six AMC Network channels to its Live TV service. Viewers in the US can now enjoy AMC Presents, Absolute Reality by WE TV, All Weddings by WE TV, Rush by AMC, Slightly Off by IFC and IFC Films Picks.

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