Viacom and DirecTV have had an agreement for seven years, which Viacom said meant it has been paid below-market rates for the programming. DirecTV, meanwhile, said Viacom is asking for too much money.
DirecTV has 20 million U.S. subscribers.
The former co-host of NBC’s “Today” show was in Indianapolis on Tuesday to take a drive around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Danica Patrick. The feature will air sometime after Ms. Couric’s syndicated talk show, called “Katie,” debuts in September.
When Ms. Couric left “Today” to go to CBS, Ms. Curry was passed over for the top job for Meredith Vieira. And Ms. Curry recently was replaced as a co-host by Savannah Guthrie after about a year on the job.
“I felt bad for Ann, and I felt bad for the whole team on the show,” she said. “Transitions like that are really tough. But I know she’ll go on and do great things.”
“It’s good to be back here,” Patrick said. “I didn’t think my first lap in a stock car around here would be a school stock car, but I thought it was a good lead into a couple of weeks from now when we’re actually here for the real deal.”View Entire Story
By Jay Sekulow
The left's outrage over the IRS turns to a plea to 'move on'
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Politics and pop culture from the perspective of an independent hip-hop conservative
Positive propaganda for a nation in peril.
Al Maurer provides a common sense, conservatarian, Constitutional conservative perspective from the battleground state of Colorado
Manhattan-based free-market urban bloggers bringing original political content with fresh, young voices
World's Ugliest Dog Contest
Spelling Bee finale
Marines train Afghan soldiers
Rolling Thunder 2013
Benghazi: The anatomy of a scandal