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The Biden administration wants to ban quit fees for cable customers

Nov 22, 2023
The move is part of the White House effort to get rid of “junk fees” for consumers. Cable TV is already struggling with defections.
Now that consumers can be more selective about the content they have access to through streaming, many have canceled their cable TV bundles.
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Streaming companies are spending big on content talent

Aug 17, 2018
Netflix and Amazon are rushing to sign writers, directors and showrunners for multiyear, multimillion-dollar deals. The latest: Netflix confirmed that it has inked a deal with Kenya Barris, the creator of the ABC sitcom “Black-ish.” So what are these streaming companies going after with all the money they’re spending? Click the audio player above to […]
Kenya Barris speaks onstage at The 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony on May 21, 2016 in New York City. Barris signed a $100 million deal with Netflix.
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