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Time Warner Cable To Be SportsNet LA’s Charter Distributor

Paul, Weiss client Time Warner Cable (TWC) has agreed to be the charter distributor for SportsNet LA, the new regional television network for the Los Angeles Dodgers beginning with the 2014 Major League Baseball season. SportsNet LA was created by the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership group, American Media Productions, LLC (AMP).

TWC will carry the new network for its customers throughout Southern California and Hawaii under a long-term affiliation deal. In addition, in return for agreeing to make payments over the life of the deal, TWC will be the exclusive advertising and affiliate sales agent for the new network and will have certain branding and programming rights with respect to the network. TWC will also provide certain non-game production and technical services to AMP.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Ariel Deckelbaum, Thomas V. de la Bastide III, Manuel Frey, Charles Googe and Robert Schumer and counsel Ross Fieldston; bankruptcy partner Stephen Shimshak; and tax partner Jeffrey Samuels and counsel Alyssa Wolpin.

January 28, 2013

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