Cablevision adds 12 Spanish-language channels; Netflix makes 4K available to Panasonic TVs

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Netflix has acquired NBC's Tina Fey-produced midseason replacement comedy The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Story

> Fox has begun offering voluntary buyouts to ad-sales staffers age 55 and older as part of its earlier-announced consolidation of broadcast and cable sales operations. Story

> A recent study concludes that New York residents have worse broadband service, on average, than the residents of Bucharest. Story

> Discovery Communications and Australian pay-TV company Foxtel are preparing a joint bid for Ten Network Holdings, the third-largest broadcaster in Australia, as Time Warner Inc. has pulled out of the bidding. Story

> Netflix's fledgling library of 4K titles will now play on Panasonic's AX802 series LED TVs. Story

> Conviva has struck a deal with Libery Global to provide the operator with real-time audience monitoring for its TV Everywhere app, Horizon Go. Story

And finally … Cablevision has added 12 new networks to its Spanish-language TV package. Story

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