Charter, Cablevision petition FCC for 'reasonable' retrans; Hargray takes Glenn Beck a la carte

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Midcontinent Communications and GCI have become the latest MSOs to offer the Netflix player app through TiVo digital video recorders. Story

> Hargray Communications is offering Glenn Beck's right-wing television channel, TheBlaze, a la carte to subscribers for $5 per month. Hargray's highest priced tier will offer the channel as part of the bundle. Story

> Charter Communications and Cablevision has asked the FCC to require broadcasters to offer pay TV operators "reasonable" and "nondiscriminatory" retransmission content rates "not tied to carriage of any other programming service." Story

> Video clip sharing service ConnecTV is buying TweetTV to add more analytics features. Story

> TV advertising analysts are predicting a pricy scatter market, with many major brands deferring upfront market commitments. Story

And finally... Programmers are becoming increasingly frustrated by Netflix's unwillingess to share performance metrics. Story