Evening Headlines — 8/5/13

Time Warner Cable Proposes A La Carte Offering For CBS
Time Warner Cable can offer CBS “on terms of its choosing, with 100% of that price remitted to CBS,” CEO Glenn Britt says in a letter today to CBS chief Les Moonves — the latest effort to resolve the contract impasse that since Friday has left millions of TWC customers unable to watch programming from CBS and Showtime. [DEADLINE]

GOP Wants NBC, CNN To Pull Clinton Shows
The Republican National Committee wants NBC and CNN to cancel upcoming programs on Hillary Rodham Clinton and is threatening to blackball the networks from future Republican presidential debates if they fail to comply. [AP/TVNEWSCHECK]

The Biz Exclusive: Chris Hansen to Leave NBC
Chris Hansen, the veteran Dateline NBC correspondent whose "To Catch a Predator" investigations became a TV news sensation, is parting ways with the network. [TV GUIDE]

FCC Mulls Hard 39% Cap On TV Ownership
The FCC’s commissioners late Friday were considering a notice of proposed rulemaking that could eliminate the UHF discount, a loophole in the agency’s ownership regulations that allows TV station groups to exceed the nominal cap on station ownership — a combined 39% of TV homes. [TVNEWSCHECK]


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