The San Francisco Giants’ 11-7 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 1 on Fox on Wednesday night earned an 8.9 rating and 15 share. That’s down 25 percent from the 11.9 for last year’s Yankees-Phillies opener.
The situation finally became too much for a man in Westchester.
If you have Cablevision and want to watch the World Series New Yorkers, it looks like you’ll have to head to a bar.
When the New York Giants baseball team left for San Francisco in 1957, some New Yorkers never relinquished their allegiance.
Fox is threatening to sue Cablevision Systems Corp. amid a dispute that has left the cable TV provider’s 3 million subscribers without Fox programming for more than a week.
With a contract dispute still keeping Fox programming off Cablevision systems, federal regulators are demanding information from both companies about the details of their negotiations.
The dispute over how much Cablevision will pay to carry the network on its lineup has led to the highest-profile blackout over broadcast fees in years.
The contract dispute that has left 3 million Cablevision subscribers without Fox programming since the weekend may be just one move in a broader chess match between broadcast TV companies and subscription TV providers.
Fox Station President Dennis Swanson joined WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Tuesday to talk about the ongoing battle between Cablevision and Fox.
Negotiators failed to reach an agreement over rates Sunday, more than a day after their deal expired amid negotiations for a new one.
Cablevision and Fox parent News Corp. have walked away from the negotiating table for the evening.
Both companies are digging in ahead of the expiration of their programming deal just after midnight Friday.
Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will join Randy Jackson as “American Idol” judges next season, after months of turnover and speculation about the future of TV’s top-rated show.