Carriage dispute

July 20, 2012
DirecTV and Viacom deal brings MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and the rest back on the air
July 20, 2012

DirecTV and Viacom deal brings MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and the rest back on the air

After a week or so of increasingly contentious negotiations Viacom and DirecTV have come to some...

By R. Lawler,   July 20, 2012
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July 18, 2012
DirecTV and Viacom disagree on their disagreements, standoff continues
July 18, 2012

DirecTV and Viacom disagree on their disagreements, standoff continues

Seeing that DirecTV and Viacom can't even agree on the number of channels that have gone off...

By R. Lawler,   July 18, 2012
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July 11, 2012
Viacom channels disappear from DirecTV after the two companies can't reach a deal
July 11, 2012

Viacom channels disappear from DirecTV after the two companies can't reach a deal

As we feared, DirecTV and Viacom didn't work things out and before the clock struck midnight...

By R. Lawler,   July 11, 2012
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July 10, 2012
DirecTV vs. Viacom squabble could see MTV, Comedy Central and 16 others go dark at midnight
July 10, 2012

DirecTV vs. Viacom squabble could see MTV, Comedy Central and 16 others go dark at midnight

The latest participants in the carriage dispute dance are DirecTV and Viacom, with the two compan...

By R. Lawler,   July 10, 2012
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July 1, 2012
AMC dropped from Dish Network, cuts a new deal to stay on with AT&T U-verse
July 1, 2012

AMC dropped from Dish Network, cuts a new deal to stay on with AT&T U-verse

As June expired, so did AMC's contract with both Dish Network and AT&T U-verse. While neg...

By R. Lawler,   July 1, 2012
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May 4, 2012
Dish Network, AMC dispute could see the network's channels dropped this summer
May 4, 2012

Dish Network, AMC dispute could see the network's channels dropped this summer

It wasn't that long ago that Dish Network was proudly offering AMC HD to its customers (espec...

By R. Lawler,   May 4, 2012
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April 4, 2012
DirecTV and Tribune cut a deal, turn WGN America and 23 other channels back on
April 4, 2012

DirecTV and Tribune cut a deal, turn WGN America and 23 other channels back on

That was quick. After lobbing accusations and FCC filings back and forth for a few days, DirecTV a...

By R. Lawler,   April 4, 2012
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April 1, 2012
Tribune stations nationwide including WGN America go dark on DirecTV
April 1, 2012

Tribune stations nationwide including WGN America go dark on DirecTV

In the latest round of disputes between pay-TV providers and networks over the millions of dollars...

By R. Lawler,   April 1, 2012
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November 5, 2010
U-verse loses HGTV, Food & other Scripps networks during latest carriage dispute
November 5, 2010

U-verse loses HGTV, Food & other Scripps networks during latest carriage dispute

Well, we can't say we weren't warned. It appears AT&T and Scripps Networks have been un...

By R. Lawler,   November 5, 2010
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