Q. I am a Dish customer and I am very angry that it has not had my Atlanta Braves on for a long, long time. They took the Fox Sports channel (Fox South) away. And now I read that Cox Cable just got a new deal with Fox Sports. How can Cox get a deal
Cox this week is adding the Hallmark Drama channel in High-Definition in all markets, the cable operator has revealed at its web site. The channel, which will be added to Cox systems on May 9, airs family-friendly TV shows such as Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Little House On the Prairie, and Touched By An Angel.
Dish today has begun alerting existing subscribers that prices on their programming packages will rise next month, the fourth major pay TV operator to announce that it’s hiking monthly video fees in 2018. Dish, DIRECTV, Comcast and Cox now have all announced that prices will go up, although the pay TV industry has been losing
Cox is the latest pay TV provider to decide to drop Chiller, leaving the future of the horror-themed channel in serious doubt. The cable operator has notified its subscribers that it will remove the NBC-owned Chiller from all system lineups on November 8. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Verizon dropped Chiller from all systems on
DIRECTV and Cox will hold a free preview of HBO and Cinemax later this month. The preview, which will run from Friday, September 29 through Monday, October 2, will coincide with the season nine premiere of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm at 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, October 1. The comedy has been off the air
Update: Cox and Hearst announced Wednesday night that they have signed a new deal. The stations are back on Cox. Cox last night lost Hearst-owned local stations due to a carriage dispute between the companies. The current agreement between the companies expired last night and Hearst charged that the cable operator refused a three-day extension.
Charter is interested in buying Cox Communications, the nation’s third largest cable operator, reports The New York Post. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! However, the newspaper cautions there have been no formal talks between the two, and Cox, a privately-owned company, has resisted buyout overtures in the past. A Cox spokesman tells the Post that
At midnight on Sunday, Hearst pulled its signals from Directv, saying the two companies had reached an impasse. No word yet from DIRECTV. Also no update yet on the Cox Media talks. Below is our original story. DIRECTV this weekend could lose 48 local stations in two separate fee fights, according to notices published by
Q. I’ve read your articles on the Sports TV Bubble and find them very interesting. I live in LA. Do you think that SportsNet LA will eventually go bankrupt because it can’t get DIRECTV to carry it? — Sid, Santa Monica, California. Sid, thank you for the kind words. Yes, I believe we are approaching