NEW YORK - (AP) - Negotiators for Cablevision and Fox parent NewsCorp. planned to resume talks Monday in an effort to end a disputethat threatens to keep the cable company's 3 million subscribers inNew York and Philadelphia from seeing some of their favorite shows.
Cablevision viewers have already missed playoff baseball andSunday's New York Giants game. "House," the medical drama that'samong Fox's highest-rated shows, airs Monday night at 8 p.m. EDT.
Negotiators failed to reach an agreement over rates Sunday, morethan a day after their deal expired amid negotiations for a newone. Fox pulled its channels and programming while the two sidesdiscuss how much Cablevision will pay to carry them.
The two sides will meet again Monday, Fox spokesman Scott Groginsaid.
Cablevision spokesman Charles Schueler reiterated thatarbitration would be "the fastest and fairest way to return Foxprogramming to Cablevision customers."
Fox 5 and My9 in New York and Fox29 in Philadelphia were dark,as well as cable channels Fox Business Network, NatGeo Wild and FoxDeportes.
Cablevision is the parent company of News 12 New Jersey.