Customers Sue Cablevision For $450M Over Fox Block

Law360, New York (October 27, 2010, 2:58 PM EDT) -- A putative class of Cablevision Systems Corp. customers has accused the cable television powerhouse of wrongfully denying them access to News Corp.’s Fox channels, seeking as much as $450 million in damages from the company for breach of contract.

Cablevision’s failure to negotiate a new agreement with News Corp. to carry Fox channels has deprived its 3 million customers — who pay about $150 a month for service — of national and local Fox stations guaranteed in their contracts, according to a complaint lodged Tuesday in...
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