Vid-Biz: News Corp, MTV UK, Comcast-Time Warner


News Corp. Says Carriage Fights Cost $47 Million; Fox’s dispute with Dish Network cost the company $30 million in revenue alone. (Broadcasting & Cable)

MTV UK Tries Charging For Online Catch-Up TV; The new service offers Jersey Shore and other shows to British teens for £1 a day. (PaidContent:UK)

Comcast-Time Warner Deal Shows Promise and Challenges of TV Everywhere; Yesterday’s agreement between Comcast and Time Warner is a great example of companies need to work together to combat the rise of Netflix. (VideoNuze)

Yap.TV Preps Product That Syncs Tablet and TV Ads; The start-up is just getting started with advertising, but promises “TV fused with social networks.” (AdWeek)

Viacom Ad Gains Canceled Out By Lower Home Video Sales; The jump in ad dollars was also not able to compensate for a 16 percent drop in film revenue. (PaidContent)

DirecTV Asks FCC To Clarify What An ‘MVPD’ Is; The ruling would determine whether or not rules covering multichannel video programming distributors would include set-top boxes like the Roku. (Multichannel News)

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