As Hollywood entertainment execs gathered in L.A. for a cable-themed HRTS lunch Wed, it wasn’t long before someone asked HBO programming pres Michael Lombardo to assess Netflix’s recent decision to release the 13 eps of “House of Cards” all at once rather than piecemeal. Read on for his response. AETN pres, entertainment and media Nancy Dubuc chimes in, too, and Turner Entertainment Nets pres Steve Koonin talks cable’s advantage over broadcasters.

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Cable One is warning customers that AMC is seeking a “520%” increase in the fees it charges, which could result in the MSO dropping the channel and its sibling WE tv. More details here.
 
 
A day after Cablevision fired an antitrust lawsuit against Viacom over wholesale bundling of nets, the industry was still talking about it. And again, the statements were all coming from independent nets and MVPDs sympathetic to Cablevision’s plight.

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