Media & Entertainment Group Of The Year: Covington

Law360, New York (January 24, 2013, 3:45 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP won a landmark decision for independent television networks when it convinced the Federal Communications Commission that Comcast Cable Communications LLC discriminated against Tennis Channel Inc. by placing the channel on a more expensive cable-sports package, helping the firm earn a spot among Law360's Media and Entertainment Practice Groups of the Year.

The decision, handed down in December 2011, marked the first time an independent programming network has won a discrimination case against a multi-channel program distributor in the FCC. Comcast was found...
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