Cable & Telecom

UPDATE: CBS, NBC, sign VOD deals for their hits

TWO NEW DEALS, BOTH announced Monday, will see hit shows from American conventional broadcasters made available on demand through cable and satellite carriers. Comcast, North America’s largest MSO, with 22 million subscribers, unveiled its deal with CBS that will see CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NCIS, Survivor and The Amazing Race added to the video on demand service for Comcast digital customers. The cost? 99-cents. UPDATE: Since CSI is produced by Canada’s Alliance Atlantis, the Canadian company will get a boost from this, too. While the company was not mentioned in the release, we heard back from Alliance Atlantis which confirmed that all revenue earned by...