Congressman says SportsNet LA issue is going to affect merger; Slingbox gets a Chromecast app

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> Describing Time Warner Cable's move of SportsNet LA to broadcast for the final six games of the Dodgers' regular season as "appreciated" but "not a permanent fix," Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) said the regional sports network's carriage difficulties should be strongly considered in the regulatory-approval process for Comcast's proposed acquisition of TWC. Story

> AT&T will launch a new business-services unit, AT&T Business Fiber, to roll out high-speed U-verse Internet services to thousands of multitenant office buildings across the U.S. Press release

> A+E Networks has launched authenticated TV Everywhere apps for Amazon Fire TV covering A&E, History Channel and Lifetime. Story

> DirecTV's Audience Network will premiere the new documentary series Off Camera with Sam Jones on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10 p.m. Story

> Sling Media has announced Slingbox support for Google Chromecast. Story

> Atlantic Broadband is extending 1-gig broadband service to the Miami Beach area. Story

> Warner Bros. Entertainment is about to lay off 10 percent of its 9,000 employees in a studiowide cost-cutting move. Story

> FX CEO John Landgraf said his network would continue with the "10/90" model, in which a show is picked up for 90 episodes if its first 10 installments manage to find an audience. Story

And finally… Deluxe has signed a deal with LG Electronics to process and deliver native and remastered 4K video content. Press release

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