Dennis Goodman watches about three hours of golf on television every weekend, regardless of who’s playing. He even bought a ticket to see a practice round in person at this week’s PGA Championship in Rochester, New York.
Time Warner Cable Inc. and CBS Corp. continued negotiations over program rights past a deadline, averting a blackout in the biggest U.S. media markets even after both sides said some signals were briefly cut off.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission says it’s working to resolve a fee dispute that has kept CBS Corp. programming off Time Warner Cable Inc. systems serving more than 3 million viewers since Aug. 2.
Time Warner Cable Inc. is threatening to drop CBS from its position as the first broadcast station on its TV menu unless the entertainment company agrees to seek a lower fee increase for its programming.
Fox Broadcasting Co. lost a second bid to halt Dish Network Corp.’s AutoHop ad-skipping feature, as a California federal appeals court refused to overturn a lower- court ruling that allowed the service to continue.
CBS Corp.’s broadcast network has almost completed negotiations for prime-time advertising commitments totaling about $2.7 billion for the coming TV season, said a person with knowledge of the situation.