Fox/Cablevision Stalemate Continues

Programmer calls for MSO to offer rebates for lost shows

The retransmission consent standoff between Fox Networks and
Cablevision Systems continued into Saturday, its eighth day, with no

Negotiations appear to be on hiatus --- the two sides
haven't spoken since a brief phone call last Thursday - and there were
no indications that they would resume Sunday.

Late Friday Fox issued a
statement calling for Cablevision to offer rebates to all of its
subscribers for the lost programming during the dispute. Fox pulled the
signals of its broadcast stations - WNYW and WWO in New York and WTXF in
Philadelphia - and cable networks Fox Deportes, NatGeo Wild and Fox
Business Network on Oct. 16.

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