Cablevision

Cablevision Sues Viacom Over Fees For Low-Rated Networks

Cablevision has accused Viacom in an antitrust lawsuit of forcing it to pay for more than a dozen low-rated cable networks in order to get access to Viacom's more popular channels such as Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central, the latest flare up between distributors and program makers.

Cablevision May Spin Off Rainbow Unit

Cablevision Systems Corp. (CVC) is considering spinning off its Rainbow unit, which includes cable channels AMC, Sundance and IFC. The company may spin off the unit to its shareholders as a "tax-free pro-rata distribution," Cablevision said in a statement. The deal would be completed by mid-year 2011.

As Cablevision and Fox Battle, the Winner May Be Ivi TV

Millions of sports fans in the Northeast are in danger of missing the World Series and other programs in the wake of a dispute between Cablevision and Fox TV. But some consumers are turning to ivi TV, a rapidly growing re-broadcaster that works on the Web.

The Cablevision-Disney Oscar Fight Hints of Things to Come

While the two sides in this dispute reached a tentative agreement to settle before millions of viewers were left with no Academy Awards telecast, more fights like this are bound to occur. So, don't be too quick to ditch your rabbit ears.

ABC and Cablevision Face Off Over Oscars

Disney and Cablevision are locked in a Mexican standoff that could leave millions of viewers without access to the Academy Awards show, one of the biggest television events of the year.