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Google's potential bid for rights to the NFL's "Sunday Ticket" package would be a game changer, Pete Najarian says.
Google has held meetings with the National Football League about a potential TV deal.
Cramer said that this major turning point for the tech giant could drive the stock price significantly higher.
The decision by AT&T's U-verse pay-TV service stemmed from a contract dispute over terms to carry the new channel, AT&T spokesman Mark Siegel said. Before AT&T's announcement, Al Jazeera America said it would be available in more than 40 million homes, roughly half the reach of Time Warner Inc's CNN.
Aug 20- AT&T's U-verse pay-TV service said it will not carry Al Jazeera America, the cable news network funded by the emir of Qatar that debuted in the United States on Tuesday but has struggled to find distributors. The decision was due to a contract dispute over terms to carry the new channel, AT&T spokesman Mark Siegel said.
Defining its mission clearly will be crucial for Al Jazeera to gain a foothold in the United States, a goal that has so far eluded the award-winning network funded by the emir of Qatar, according to advertisers, executives and industry experts.
The Manning brothers, Mumford & Sons, and Marmite are in the news this week as several outrageously funny video marketing campaigns go viral.
NEW YORK Aug 6- Dish Network Corp Chairman Charlie Ergen kept investors guessing about his next strategic move on Tuesday by keeping the door open to everything from a possible partnership with Sprint Corp to tie-ups with either T-Mobile US or DirecTV.
CBS called Time Warner Cable's proposed deal to put the Tiffany network back on the air "a sham," and the blackout continues in key major markets.
In an unusual show of solidarity between rivals, satellite TV provider DirecTV issued a statement applauding Time Warner Cable's decision to drop CBS programming.
Aug 3- In an unusual show of solidarity between rivals, satellite TV provider DirecTV issued a statement on Saturday applauding Time Warner Cable's decision to drop CBS programming from its lineup in the nation's two largest markets after the two failed to reach an agreement over fees.
Aug 2- U.S. broadcaster CBS went dark for millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers on Friday in the nation's two largest markets and other cities after the cable operator and CBS Corp failed to reach an agreement over fees following weeks of contentious negotiations.
Aug 1- Satellite TV provider DirecTV missed second-quarter earnings estimates as it lost more customers than expected in the United States and added fewer than expected in Latin America, sending its shares down 4 percent in premarket trading.
U.S. stock index futures held their sharp gains Thursday, as Wall Street cheered upbeat economic data from China and Europe and a better-than-expected jobless claims report.
Aug 1- Satellite TV provider DirecTV missed second-quarter earnings estimates as it lost more customers than expected in the United States and added fewer than expected in its Latin American unit. The company reported on Thursday that net income attributable to DirecTV was $660 million, or $1.18 per share, down from $711 billion, or $1.09 share, a year ago.
After Comcast's better-than-expected results, reports from Time Warner Cable and DirecTV will be in focus on Thursday.
July 30- Time Warner Cable Inc has agreed to keep the CBS network on the air in New York and Los Angeles until the end of the week after it briefly blacked out CBS's stations in some areas on Tuesday when the two sides failed to reach an agreement.
July 30- Time Warner Cable has agreed to keep the CBS network on the air in New York and other cities until the end of the week after initially announcing a blackout on Tuesday when the two sides failed to reach an agreement on fees. Negotiations between CBS and Time Warner Cable continued after midnight in New York, according to a spokeswoman for the cable operator.
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Hulu's owners- Walt Disney Co, 21st Century Fox and NBC owner Comcast Corp- began talks with Time Warner Cable in early July when they failed to attract satisfactory bids in an auction of the service. Time Warner Cable and Disney did not immediately return calls seeking comment.