FCC Approves AT&T Broadband, Comcast Merger
The Federal Communications Commission Wednesday approved the proposed merger of AT&T Broadband and Comcast Cable Communications, bringing the creation of the country's largest cable TV firm one step closer to reality, Todd Shields reports.
So, here we go again with the "bigger is better" mentality.
It's official. Check it out:
Official Press Release
Big 4 countering HBO's Emmy offer
The showdown over the Primetime Emmy Awards is set for a climax today. The Big Four networks are scrambling to find a way to keep the Emmys from bolting to HBO in an unprecedented five-year, $50-million-plus deal
Just think. The Emmys on HBO. When Six Feet Under (or ant show for that matter) wins next time, the winners, rather then having to say, "I am so honored and pleased to accept this award tonight....blah, blah, blah", they can just come up and say how they really feel: "This is fuckin great!"
UPDATE: Big Four networks keep Emmy rights in $52 million deal
Oh well, HBO tried.