Fox re-ups Chase Carey; AT&T settles with Al Jazeera

More cable industry news from around the Web:

> 21st Century Fox has re-upped COO Chase Carey for two more years. Story.

> Sony has announced the launch of a low-cost gaming device, the PlayStation TV. Story.

> Sales of licensed toys and goods based on Disney Junior characters will account for more than $3 billion for the fiscal year ending in September, which is even more than the advertising and carriage fees generated by the channel itself. Story

> AT&T has settled a lawsuit with Al Jazeera over its refusal to carry the cable news network on its U-verse service. Story

> Verizon has added ESPN's networks to its TV Everywhere mobile app. Story.

> ABC announced that it is shutting down its digital Live Well Network. Story

> Verizon attributed its failure to come through on promises that it would have all five burroughs of New York covered by FiOS by now on Hurricane Sandy, uncooperative local property owners and a variety of other factors. Story.

 And finally … One World Sports has re-organized its affiliate sales team, adding Kristen McNeill as Western division president. Press release.

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