In his first interview since leaving NCTA to become pres, Comcast/NBCU DC, Kyle McSlarrow tells CableFAX what’s surprised him about the business/operations side of the job, handling retrans from both sides of the table, what he expects from the Cable Show and much more.
 
Time Warner Cable added several national and regional sports nets to its live streaming TWC TV app for iPad, iPhone and Android (also TWCTV.com) in 3 markets.
 
ISI Media’s Vijay Jayant believes DirecTV needs to add 1.6mln to 3mln subs from its existing sub base to break even on the $1bln annual cost of its new NFL Sunday Ticket packages (Cfax, 4/20). Jayant explains in a research note that DTV can actually add fewer subs than that. More on his analysis here.
 
BBCA’s upfront celebration at Skylight SoHo featured masked fortune tellers, tarot card readings and gothic ballerinas. Now in 77 million homes, the net’s expanding its original programming, including its first original scripted drama “Copper.”
 

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