Burke welcomes Leno's return to late night; Liberty Starz and major distributors getting along

>  In case you were worried, Comcast COO Steve Burke has assured the American Association of Advertising Agencies that "everybody is happy" that Jay Leno is back on the Tonight Show. Story.

> It's probably news when anybody gets along in these days of retransmission consent, so it's worth noting that Liberty Media CEO Craig Maffei says amicability is the word of the day during negotiations between its Liberty Starz premium channel and major distributors like Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Story.

> Speaking of premium channels, ABI Research says that global pay TV markets will expand by a quarter from 2009 to 2014 and that cable will "remain the largest pay TV platform." Release.

> Finally, from the crime still doesn't pay files comes the story of Billy Joe Winters who was sentenced to spend 10 days in jail and pay $81 in court costs and service fees for stealing Mediacom cable TV service from a neighbor. Story.

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