Great timing for Fox’s Investor Day Thurs, with Fox Sports 1’s launch date a little more than a week away. There are not a lot of new details, with the programmer still basking in the glory of its 12-year deal that will bring the US Open, US Women’s Open and US Senior Open championships to Fox broadcast and Fox Sports 1 beginning in ’15. More on the company’s programming strategy here and comments from Fox News chief Roger Ailes.

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CBS and Time Warner Cable were the stars at a NYC Council subcmte meeting Thurs morning that was all about their blackout. Here’s what went down.
 
AMC Nets has reached several renewals over the past 18 months, but the wheeling and dealing isn’t over. It has a pair of agreements up in the next few months.
 
Ongoing legal battles aren’t stopping Aereo from expanding; new markets are coming.

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