Walt Disney Co. reached a long-term agreement with Time Warner Cable Inc. that keeps ESPN’s football games and ABC’s comedy “Modern Family” on the air for the cable operator’s almost 13 million video customers.
Madison Square Garden Co. and Time Warner Cable Inc. reached an agreement on a new contract, ending a seven-week stalemate that kept the operator’s 2.8 million local subscribers from watching the New York Knicks and their Jeremy Lin-led winning streak.
Time Warner Cable Inc. should reimburse customers who are missing New York Knicks and Rangers games because of the carrier’s dispute with programmer Madison Square Garden Co., New York City Comptroller John Liu said.
Cablevision Systems Corp. is now the cheapest U.S. cable or satellite-television provider for potential acquirers from Time Warner Cable Inc. to Comcast Corp. following the resignation of its chief operating officer.
Charter Communications Inc., backed by billionaire John Malone, is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to pursue a bid for Time Warner Cable Inc., according to people with knowledge of the situation.