DirecTV customers without Viacom, but with a small refund
The companies are blaming each other as they wrangle over the amount of money DirecTV will pay Viacom for a roster of channels that includes Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central.
Despite ongoing talks between Viacom and DirecTV, there's no sign that subscribers locked out of their favorite shows will get a break anytime soon. Meanwhile, the companies are trashtalking on Twitter.
(Reuters) – DirecTV Group, the largest U.S. satellite TV provider, said it would add the Disney Junior channel for younger children, even as the blackout of Viacom Inc-owned channels including.
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Customers are being left in the dark as Viacom is ramping up its war with DirecTV over how much it is paid for shows including "The Daily Show, and "SpongeBob SquarePants."