Why Lifetime, The History Channel and A&E Could Go Dark on Tuesday for DirecTV Customers

A+E Networks Group President Paul Buccieri accused Dallas-based AT&T on Saturday of anti-competitive behavior amidst a standoff with the DirecTV owner, according to The Hollywood Reporter.The deadline for a new carriage deal between the provider and A+E Networks Group, which owns channels Lifetime, The History Channel and A&E, is April 30.The group has threatened it's channels could go dark on Tuesday going as far as to release a corporate video in which it states, "AT&T DirecTV customers may never experience our stories again."  Continue reading...

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