Time Warner Cable, MSG End Standoff

Time Warner Cable and MSG have settled their long-running dispute, which means that the bulk of New York cable viewers will again get to watch Knicks games. The settlement came after increased pressure on the two sides thanks to an outbreak of Linsanity — the brilliant play of Knicks newcomer Jeremy Lin, who has electrified the city.

Time Warner Cable Subs Missing ‘Linsanity’

The biggest story in basketball — Jeremy Lin’s winning streak on the New York Knicks — is happening in New York City but about two million residents may be missing it due to a retransmission consent dispute between Time Warner Cable and MSG Network, which could result in sports fans dumping TWC subscriptions.

Fuse Is A Flash Point In Cable Fight

At the center of Time Warner Cable’s dispute with Madison Square Garden is the fate of Fuse music channel, which the Garden bundles with the MSG sports network.