Judge set to approve CSN Houston sale on Oct. 28; Cox doubles speeds in San Diego

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur has set closing remarks in the CSN Houston case for Tuesday, Oct. 28, during which time he'll be asked to approve the sale of the struggling regional sports network to AT&T and DirecTV. Story

> Netflix has announced a March 2015 premiere for all 13 episodes of Bloodline, a new original series from Damages producers Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glen Kessler. Story

> The Federal Trade Commission has appointed outspoken Internet privacy expert Ashkan Soltani as its chief technologist. Story

> Cox Communications has announced free upgrades for its San Diego broadband customers, doubling speeds for 25 Mbps and 50 Mbps tier subscribers. Story

> Cablevision technicians continue to try to restore services in Bermuda, five days after Hurricane Gonzalo hit the region. Story

> Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott says DirecTV is "still not interested" in negotiating to carry the Pac-12 Network. Story

And finally …  Charter Communications is looking to hire up to 60 English- and Spanish-speaking bilingual sales reps. Press release