Appeals court says Washington's Click! can out retrans deals; more outages for Comcast's X1

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> A Washington state appeals court has overturned an injunction preventing Tacoma, Wash.-owned cable system Click! from copying and publicly distributing copies of its retrans contracts. Story

> Users of Comcast's X1 platform experienced yet more service interruptions Tuesday. Message board

> AT&T has been told by the National Advertising Division to modify a campaign that compares its Internet speeds to those of Comcast. Story

> Netflix has sued former executive Mike Kail in California state court, alleging he took kickbacks from IT contractors. Story

> Time Warner Inc. has signed a deal with Tencent Holdings Ltd. To distribute HBO dramas on the Chinese Internet giant's network, government censors permitting, of course. Story

> Two months into the 2014-15 TV season, NBC is ahead of all broadcast networks in major ratings metrics, averaging a 2.9 Nielsen prime time rating among adults 18-49 with time-shifted viewing accounted for seven days after initial airing. CBS is second with a 2.6 rating. Story

> The NBA's Miami Heat have signed a multi-year licensing renewal with regional sports network Fox Sun Sports. Story

And finally … Of the 700,000 new broadband subscribers added in the fourth quarter, 83 percent belonged to cable companies. Research report

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