The cable industry has produced its fair share of blockbuster storylines thus far this year, but perhaps none match the current showdown between distributor heavyweight Time Warner Cable (UNKNOWN:TWC.DL) and content kingpin CBS (NYSE:CBS). Negotiations started ugly and only got worse, which has now resulted in blackouts of CBS programming in some of the most important media markets in the US. So what's going on, and who's really to blame? In this video, tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner discusses the most recent goings-on in this clash of the media titans and why this story might hold greater implications than many investors realize.
- Aug 8, 2013 at 5:00PM
- Consumer Goods