Another upfront season is behind us, and in retrospect, a few things were different about this year’s collection of Madison Ave brown-nosing sessions. Networks broke news on more than one occasion, younger audiences were courted and many channels announced plans for scripted shows for the first time. Also, a rundown of highlights from the parties.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

The News Corp board approved the company’s plan to separate the publishing business from the media and entertainment unit. Read more on News Corp’s plan here.
Broadcasters including Fox, NBC, ABC and Allbritton are suing provocatively named Aereokiller in district court, seeking a jury trial and a temporary injunction.
DISH formed a strategic partnership with regional wireless carrier nTelos to co-develop a fixed-mobile broadband service within nTelos’ markets. Here is more on DISH’s service and Well Fargo analysts’ take.

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Broadcasters Loop in FCC on their Big 4 LPTV/Multicast Stance

With the FCC embarking on its congressionally required review of media ownership rules, the retransmission jabs are coming in hard and fast.

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