DirecTV has fired back at Viacom Inc., saying it is the programmer's desire to force the satellite broadcaster to carry its movie channel Epix that has caused a breakdown in their negotiations for a new deal.
DirecTV and Viacom end a nine-day fight over terms of a new contract, returning more than a dozen channels to the satellite broadcaster. DirecTV subscribers no longer have to go searching for Nickelodeon's "Dora the Explorer" or Com... Read Post
Viacom and DirecTV are still trying to hammer out a new deal that will bring MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and more than a dozen other channels back to the satellite broadcaster. Read Post
Negotiators spend just “10 minutes a day talking” about substantive matters says Denise Denson, Viacom Media Networks’ EVP for Content Distribution and Marketing. “I don’t see it ending any time soon.” Viacom’s 17 channels went dark... Read Post