It doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 54, Fox thinks there is an FX for you. That’s the philosophy behind its decision to launch a 2nd FX channel. FXX, aimed at younger adults, is slated to launch in Sept to about 74mln homes. The expectation is that Fox Soccer will convert to the channel (just as Speed will become Fox Sports 1 in Aug). However, Fox stayed mum on the details. Read more about the FX networks here.

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Verizon FiOS and WOW! led the rankings of top pay TV providers in the latest Consumer Reports survey, each scoring 74 (out of 100). More on the rankings here.
TheBlaze is expanding beyond DISH, announcing deals with a few smaller operators as talks with bigger fish continue.
Walt Disney Co. once again took the #1 seat in SNL Kagan’s rankings of the top 25 media and entertainment companies based on revenue and profit. Read more about the rankings here.

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Rogers officially has the go-ahead to purchase Shaw , thanks to a statement of approval from François-Philippe Champagne , Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.

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