The senators would force leagues to meet new requirements to keep their anti-trust exemption.
The move paves the way for easy passage by the time the existing law expires.
Advocates of a plan to shake up broadcast channels seem to be holding their fight.
The commission will vote to end the "obsolete" rules, despite pushback from the NFL.
A TV reform coalition thinks CBS's rejection of its ad should draw lawmakers' attention.
A coalition that includes major cable companies is getting behind a plan in the Senate.
The blackout rule “has been working for nearly four decades,” a website for the league says.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler is defending a controversial move to...
A bipartisan group of Senators are calling on Internet companies, cable companies and others in the...
Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) repeated their calls to end sports...
The FCC killed its blackout rules for TV last year.
The Senate Commerce Committee bill “would undermine free access" to TV, broadcasters wrote.
The Senate Commerce Committee seems to be dropping its “Local Choice” proposal.
The bill would let people pick and choose which broadcast stations they wanted.
The 50 state associations warned the plan will “destroy” the idea of giving consumers local content.
The plan seeks to end blackouts due to disputes between broadcasters and cable companies.
Broadcast television stations from Boston to Denver are being accused of failing to disclose legal...
The FCC is taking aim at ad deals that critics say allow broadcasters to dominate markets.
The House Commerce Committee’s rewrite of the law governing the telecommunications industry will be...