TV Guide Net is continuing to make inroads on its goal of transforming to a full-screen channel from a split screen channel with scrolling TV listings. Time Warner Cable’s newly acquired Insight properties converted to the full-screen net Aug 15 throughout their entire footprint. Comcast Seattle also converted to full-screen last week. In addition, TV Guide Network has added new carriage in Aspen, CO, and Reading, PA, Comcast markets with full-screen launches this week. Read more in today’s issue.

Also in the August 17 issue of CableFAX Daily:

This latest retrans blowup looks to be about more than just price. See who is involved in today’s issue.

The FCC is seeking comments on TiVo’s request for waivers of part of the Commission’s set-top box rules.

Bloomberg TV is ready to swarm the race to the White House with its massive coverage of national conventions and a substantial multiplatform presence.

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