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Monday
Jan312011

GM, BMW Returning with Ads During Super Bowl

Photo Courtesy - NFL(NEW YORK) -- The car industry will be back in the game at this year's Super Bowl.  As many as nine car brands plan to advertise during the most watched television program of the year.

For the first time in three years, General Motors is returning to the Super Bowl with a new Chevrolet commercial.  BMW, on the other hand, will be back for the first time in a decade.  Mercedes-Benz, Kia and Hyundai will also be among the other automakers televising ads on Feb. 6 when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Green Bay Packers in Dallas.

Fox, which will air the championship game, is said to be charging companies as much as $3 million for a 30-second ad.

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Sunday
Oct312010

Fox, Cablevision End Holdout; Signal Returns to 3 Million Homes

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- FOX restored its signal to more than 3 million New York-area homes Saturday night, as News Corporation and Cablevision finally agreed on a new distribution deal.

Subscribers on Oct. 16. lost access to local FOX stations, as well as My 9 in New York, FOX Business Network, Nat Geo WILD and FOX Deportes.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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Saturday
Oct162010

Blackout: Fox Pulls Programming from Cablevision

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- More than 3 million New York-area households lost access to Fox programming overnight, when the network’s parent company pulled its channels from Cablevision as the result of an ongoing dispute over programming fees.

“Cablevision already pays News Corp. more than $70 million a year for its channels,” Cablevision said in a statement. “News Corp. is demanding more than $150 million a year for the same exact programming.”

The outages include FOX5 and MY9 in New York, and FOX29 in Philadelphia. FOX Business Network, NatGeo Wild and FOX Deportes were among the News Corp.-owned network’s to be blacked out.

"We deeply regret that Cablevision refuses to recognize the value of our programming,” said FOX5 and MY9 Vice President and General Manager Lew Leone.

Negotiations between the two sides continue.

Copyright 2010 ABC News Radio

(NEW YORK) -- More than 3 million New York-area households lost access to Fox programming overnight, when the network’s parent company pulled its channels from Cablevision as the result of an ongoing dispute over programming fees.

Cablevision already pays News Corp. more than $70 million a year for its channels,” Cablevision said in a statement. “News Corp. is demanding more than $150 million a year for the same exact programming.”

The outages include FOX5 and MY9 in New York, and FOX29 in Philadelphia. FOX Business Network, NatGeo Wild and FOX Deportes were among the News Corp.-owned network’s to be blacked out.


"We deeply regret that Cablevision refuses to recognize the value of our programming,” said FOX5 and MY9 Vice President and General Manager Lew Leone.

Negotiations between the two sides continue.








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