Congress may be out for Thanksgiving break, but there are still a few things happening in DC that cable should keep an eye on before carving the turkey. For instance, the FCC Media Bureau has received a request from a Stanford academic on cable TV price survey data from Ali Yurukoglu, who is studying the effect of vertical integration of cable and satellite networks with content, with a focus on RSNs. Read on for more to watch including a Hurricane Sandy hearing, video descriptions and Internet regulation.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

Start-up Viggle agreed to buy GetGlue for $25mln in cash plus stocks worth around $59mln.

ESPN and Microsoft officially launched WatchESPN on Xbox.

TV viewing went up on Oct 29 when Hurricane Sandy hit, according to Rentrak, which gathered TV viewership data from around 90K homes in the NY market.

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AMC Networks teamed up with Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America’s largest non–profit pet adoption website, for AMC’s annual horror marathon “FearFest.” All month

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