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Friday, August 30, 2013

Time Warner Customers Could Miss the US Open Final

Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable customers from New York to Los Angeles have been living without CBS CBS for almost a month as the two sides bicker about retransmission fees and digital rights. The end of summer is a notoriously slow time for TV more
Forbes ( 8/30/2013 4:12:12 PM -08:00 )

Some Fans May Labor to See Tennis
Earlier this month, golf fans lost the PGA Championship. Now potentially millions of tennis fans who subscribe to Time Warner Cable might have to find another way to catch daytime coverage of the U.S. Open this weekend or become collateral damage in a more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 8/30/2013 3:53:01 PM -08:00 )

Football Season Shines Brighter Light on CBS Blackout
As Time Warner Cable (TWC) and CBS (CBS) continue to battleover programming costs, perhaps the biggest question facing both sides is coming due. Are you ready for some football? It doesn't come as a surprise to most the fight over retransmission fees, more
Fox Business ( 8/30/2013 2:10:17 PM -08:00 )

LA City Council to debate Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout
The Los Angeles City Council plans to wade into the contentious contract dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp., which has led to a four-week blackout of local CBS stations in more than 1 million homes in Los Angeles. On Friday, the L.A. City more
Los Angeles Times ( 8/30/2013 1:55:39 PM -08:00 )

CBS blackout dispute threatens football fans
NEW YORK — It's one thing for a business dispute to knock out CBS programming in some three million homes during rerun season. Football season is another matter entirely, and there's little immediate cause for optimism. Dave Einsel, File | AP Photo FILE more
Kansas City Star ( 8/30/2013 11:47:51 AM -08:00 )

Time Warner Cable to Stream the Red Carpet of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire
Time Warner Cable, in partnership with HBO, will present the Season 4 Red Carpet Premiere of the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire" on Tuesday September 3(rd) in New York City. Time Warner Cable will provide Boardwalk Empire fans with exclusive access more
Wall Street Journal ( 8/30/2013 10:00:38 AM -08:00 )

CBS vs. ABC, NBC and Time Warner
On August 18th, Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer on CBS finished third behind Meet the Press (NBC) and This Week (ABC). It was a close race, but then it always is on the Sunday morning shows. On the 18th, NBC had 260,000 more viewers than CBS more
Huffington Post ( 8/30/2013 6:14:08 AM -08:00 )

Why not pull the plug on cable
Millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers deprived of CBS and Showtime have every reason to be enraged. But they should put that anger to good use. The standoff tells us something important about the television industry. Despite urging from the Federal more
Los Angeles Times ( 8/29/2013 5:35:13 PM -08:00 )

CBS ad enlists football stars in bid to end Time Warner blackout
By Ronald Grover and Liana B. Baker. Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:06pm EDT. (Reuters) - CBS Corp aired ads in three major U.S. markets this week urging fans to switch television providers before the start of the professional and college football seasons to pressure more
Reuters ( 8/29/2013 5:19:59 PM -08:00 )

Calling NYC Foodies: Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to the Sold-Out Event
In partnership with Food Network and the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE, Time Warner Cable will host an exclusive customer event, Chicken Coupe hosted by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award-winning more
Wall Street Journal ( 8/29/2013 2:30:23 PM -08:00 )

Time Warner Cable customers fuming as CBS blackout drags on
Justin Bass is a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan, but for nearly four weeks he has been shut out of the action. The continuing contract dispute between television giants CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. has blacked out the CBS-owned KCBS Channel 2 more
Los Angeles Times ( 8/29/2013 10:17:39 AM -08:00 )

Can Time Warner Cable buy forgiveness with a free movie coupon?
So, if a free set of rabbit ears wasn't enough to make you love Time Warner Cable, or at least stop hating it, how about a coupon for a free movie? As promised last week, the cable operator started sending coupons Wednesday to the 3.2 million customers in more
Los Angeles Times ( 8/29/2013 4:01:49 AM -08:00 )

Are CBS & Time Warner Cable Getting Closer To Agreement?
The irony was not lost on anyone who has caught a glimpse of ESPN's wall-to-wall coverage of the U.S. Open tennis championships this week. The chairs of the umpires on the televised courts are splattered with the Time Warner Cable logo on all sides, more
Deadline.com ( 8/30/2013 3:41:05 PM -08:00 )

Time-Warner-CBS dispute threatens blackouts for NFL's opening games
WASHINGTON – A stronger-than-expected rise in U.S. economic growth last quarter will likely strengthen the hand of Federal Reserve officials wh... Read more » · Opinion · Editorials · Viewpoints · Another Voice · My View · Letters to the Editor more
Buffalo News ( 8/30/2013 2:31:06 PM -08:00 )

Some Cable Customers could Miss NFL Games Next Week 8/30/13
NEW YORK (AP) - A substantial number of cable subscribers could miss out on some of the NFL games on opening weekend due to the ongoing fee dispute between Time Warner and CBS. There's been no reported progress in negotiations between the two, more
KOSA ( 8/30/2013 1:45:51 PM -08:00 )

LA City Council President Herb Wesson says the CBS blackout on Time Warner
LA City Council President Herb Wesson says the CBS blackout on Time WarnerThe Los Angeles City Council has added itself to the list of concerned government organizations wanting to see an end to the ongoing blackout of CBS channels on the Time Warner Cable system. The Council's Rules, Elections and Intergovernmental more
89.3 KPCC ( 8/30/2013 1:06:44 PM -08:00 )

City Council Asks Feds to Step in on CBS Dispute
A Los Angeles City Council committee today adopted a resolution urging the Federal Communication Commission to step into the drawn- out fee dispute that has left millions of viewers unable to access CBS-owned channels for four weeks. More than a more
Patch.com ( 8/30/2013 1:05:43 PM -08:00 )

Bulls Tune in to Time Warner Cable
Call trading surged in Time Warner Cable Inc's ( TWC ) options pits yesterday, as 8,774 of the bullishly skewed contracts changed hands -- more than four times the average daily volume, and 16 times the number of puts. The majority of the speculators more
NASDAQ ( 8/30/2013 12:35:31 PM -08:00 )

Associations Take Sides in CBS-Time Warner Battle Over Cable Fees
Millions of NFL fans could miss seeing their teams play if the standoff between CBS and Time Warner Cable, now nearing the one-month mark, isn't resolved soon. Industry associations have weighed in, picking their sides. Pro football fans are getting restless more
Associations Now ( 8/30/2013 11:01:56 AM -08:00 )

CBS appeals to sports fans to pressure TWC to end blackout
CBS (NYSE: CBS) is putting the pressure on Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) to end the month-long blackout over retransmission fees by airing commercials featuring football stars encouraging fans to dump Time Warner Cable in favor of other providers. more
FierceCable ( 8/30/2013 7:56:30 AM -08:00 )