News of Note—Layer3 TV, Ajit Pai, CBS and more

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> Layer3 TV is adding streaming financial news platform Cheddar to its programming lineup. Multichannel News article

> A group of Democratic Senators, along with Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, has called out FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for rule changes that appear to favor Sinclair Broadcasting. FierceBroadcasting article

> CBS and Gray Television today announced a renewed multiyear deal covering Gray’s 39 CBS-affiliated television stations in 32 markets. FierceBroadcasting article

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> Roku today announced its new Roku OS 8 smart TV interface and all of the fresh integrations it has baked in for over-the-air broadcast television content. FierceBroadcasting article

> FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s confirmation for a new five-year term appears to be all but sealed as the U.S. Senate voted 55 to 41 on Thursday to advance his nomination. FierceTelecom article

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