Tag Archives: Directv

Republican Senators Send Demand Letter To DirecTV

The Hill reports: A group of leading Senate Republicans is requesting information from cable provider DirecTV surrounding its recent decision to drop conservative network Newsmax from its channel lineup. In a letter dated Feb. 1 and shared exclusively with The Hill, GOP Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Lindsey Graham (S.C.), Mike Lee (Utah) and Tom Cotton (Ark.) wrote to the cable …

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DirecTV Dumps Cultist Outlet Newsmax From Lineup

The Daily Beast reports: Negotiations hit a standstill on Tuesday between DirecTV and conservative cable channel Newsmax, prompting the pay-TV provider to cut loose the pro-Trump network from its lineup. On the surface, this should have been a typical cable package negotiation in an era of cord-cutting, shrinking subscription numbers, and reduced television revenues. Instead, it looks like it will …

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OAN Sues DirecTV And AT&T For “Breach Of Contract”

Mediaite reports: Far-right One America News is suing DirecTV and its parent company AT&T for breach of contract, after the TV provider announced it would drop the channel from its lineup. Herring Networks, which owns OAN, filed a 36-page lawsuit in the Superior Court of California in San Diego this week. The company stated that its relationship with AT&T, and …

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Rand Paul: I Just Canceled DirecTV For Canceling OAN

The Hill reports: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he is canceling his subscription to DirecTV after the company announced plans to drop pro-Trump conservative cable channel One America News (OAN) from its listings. “Why give money to people who hate us?” Paul said in a tweet sent on Monday. DirecTV on Friday made public its plans to not renew its …

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Major Provider DirecTV To Drop Cultist Network OAN

Bloomberg News reports: DirecTV, one of the largest U.S. pay-TV providers, plans to drop One America News Network, dealing a major blow to the conservative channel that’s been criticized for spreading misinformation and had a loyal fan in former President Donald Trump. The satellite-TV provider has notified OAN’s owner, Herring Networks Inc., that it plans to stop carrying the company’s …

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