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Today on the Net: Comcast and NBC Universal received the blessing of ABC, CBS, and Fox affiliates — but with some conditions, Brand.net raised $14 million amidst some strong sales growth and Dish has dropped four Disney HD channels due to a carriage dispute

ABC, CBS, Fox Affiliates OK Comcast-NBCU; The ABC, CBS and Fox affiliate associations gave their blessing to the Comcast-NBCU merger — but with some “binding conditions.” (TVNewsCheck)

Brand-Only Ad Network Brand.net Raises $14 Million; the fast-growing ad network says its revenue is more than doubling year-over-year, and that its recently introduced preroll video ads generated $1 million in sales during the first three months they were available. (paidContent)

Dish Drops Four Of Disney’s HD Channels In Carriage Dispute; Disney Channel HD, Disney XD HD, ABC Family HD and ESPNews HD have been dropped by the satellite operator, which claims Disney is asking for “significant” carriage fees. (Multichannel News)

YouTube Adds Full-length, Catch-up Episodes of WWE Wrestling; YouTube has struck a partnership to bring full-length episodes of Friday Night Smackdown, WWE NXT, WWE Superstars and ECW to YouTube users in the U.S. on the WWE YouTube channel. (YouTube blog)

CBS Is In the Retrans Money; the broadcaster is on track to generate about $100 million in retrans revenue in 2010, based on an average rate of 50 cents per subscriber per month. (Multichannel News)

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