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  • Fox affiliates OK with plan to thwart Aereo

    If Internet startup Aereo keeps reselling Fox's TV signal without paying for it, Fox could switch from free to pay TV on cable and satellite. Fox exec says its affiliates are 'on board' with its Aereo-avoidance plan. 

  • Fox Sports channel to compete with ESPN. Is that possible?

    Fox Sports 1 will launch in August with the hopes of taking on ESPN in the 24-hour sports market. There's a lot of money to be made in cable sports, but competing directly with the World Wide Leader will be a tall order for the new Fox network. 

  • Why Al Jazeera bought Al Gore's Current TV (+video)

    Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV, the news network cofounded by former Vice President Al Gore, boosts Al-Jazeera's reach in the US nearly ninefold to about 40 million homes. Jazeera plans to add more US bureaus and transform Current TV to 'Al-Jazeera America.'

  • DirecTV loses MTV, Nickelodeon, and Viacom's free online shows

    DirecTV says goodbye to Dora the Explorer, Snookie, and Jon Stewart. Negotiations with Viacom broke down as DirecTV was unable to reach a new fee arrangement. 

  • Kelsey Grammer backs new conservative TV network

    Kelsey Grammer backs new conservative TV network

    Kelsey Grammer is the front man in the RightNetwork, a new politically conservative TV network. First programs include 'Right2Laugh,' featuring stand up comedians, and 'Running' about Tea Party-backed candidates running for office. See the Kelsey Grammer pitch video below.

  • Watching Africa from the inside

    New cable channels offer view of diverse continent through Africans’ eyes.