Disney Channel is poised to capture the #1 cable ranking for total day in total viewers (1.96mln), outdistancing its competition by a comfortable margin and sweeping the key demos. For the 1st summer ever, the net will rank as the #1 net in kids 2-11, for the 4th consecutive summer in kids 6-11 and for the 7th consecutive summer in tweens 9-14. Given Disney’s crown in children’s TV (the net’s also the #1 in prime for more than 7 years in kids 6-11 and over 2 straight years in tweens 9-14), we’re giving Paul DeBenedittis, svp, programming, scheduling, multiplatform, acquisitions and co-productions for Disney Channels Worldwide, a moment in the spotlight. Read more in today’s issue.

Also in the August 24 issue of CableFAX Daily:

As expected, the FCC unanimously approved Verizon Wireless’ spectrum deal with Time Warner Cable, Cox, Bright House Networks and Comcast, with conditions.
TV Guide Mobile is headed to App Store.

Discovery Communications launched online and on-air resources highlighting job opportunities in the healthcare industry as part of its ongoing “Discover Your Skills” initiative.

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IndyCar Races with Fox

Fox Sports is the new home of the NTT IndyCar Series starting in 2025.

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