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Fantasy Leagues a Fantasy for Networks, Too

When the NBA tips off its 2008-09 regular season this week, about 2 million fans will be part of fantasy leagues.

When It's Time to Go

FX's signature thriller, The Shield, ends next month, as does MTV's 10-year-old Total Request Live and some other popular cable hits. How long to hang on is a matter of balancing art and commerce.

VOD Starting to Pay Off

Cable operators are finally seeing VOD pay off. Comcast has been rapidly rolling out dating, pet adoption and other local VOD services at a frenetic clip over the last year.

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