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Rockefeller Proposes 3-Month DTV Delay; Democratic senator of West Virginia has introduced legislation that proposes pushing the transition date back to June 12 (The New York Times). Meanwhile, the FCC votes to implement the “analog nightlight” bill, which allows broadcasters to keep analog broadcasts up for […]

Rockefeller Proposes 3-Month DTV Delay; Democratic senator of West Virginia has introduced legislation that proposes pushing the transition date back to June 12 (The New York Times). Meanwhile, the FCC votes to implement the “analog nightlight” bill, which allows broadcasters to keep analog broadcasts up for 30 days after the switch. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Blockbuster Abandons Movielink; rental chain no longer using the technology from the online movie distribution company it bought in 2007, will now use CinemaNow after forming a partnership with them earlier this week. (Variety)

CBS News Wants Your Video; the network wants to hear your thoughts on what President-elect Obama should do in his first 100 days, and is partnering with Pure Digital to give away 50 Flip MinoHD cameras (one for each state). (The Hollywood Reporter)

FCC Chair Resigns; Kevin Martin to become a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute, praises his own tenure at the commission and in his resignation letter. (DSLReports)

NBC Not Cutting Back on Development Spending; despite dour economy and Jay Leno gobbling up 5 hours of prime time per week, the peacock says it will be making the same number of pilots. (TVWeek)

DirecTV Covering the Australian Open From All Angles; satellite service will feature six court channels on one screen plus other interactive features for the grand-slam tennis event. (Multichannel News)

  1. MovieLink was pure junk. I never could try it – my computer crashed during the install. Cinema Now is top notch. Now if they can just get more content the brick and mortar video store is dead.

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