Astros, Comcast Strike Truce In Row Over Network's Ch. 11
By Jeremy Heallen
Law360, Houston (October 30, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT) -- A Texas bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved a truce between affiliates of Comcast and the Houston Astros in their fight over jointly owned Houston Regional Sports Network LP, allowing the ballclub to lead negotiations for third-party carriage agreements in a bid to save the troubled network.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur signed off on a three-way deal that also involves the Houston Rockets, giving the Astros 45 days to try and hammer out contracts with major networks to pick up HRSN, which holds exclusive licenses to...