Summer programming surges; Time Warner Cable customer rep canned for harassment

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Summer is the new fall for cable TV programming debuts. Article

> An outsourced customer service rep for Time Warner Cable was fired for sexually harassing a customer in a chat room. Article

> The retransmission consent process should be revamped. Opinion

> Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) says the FCC is intentionally ignoring document requests from the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding LightSquared. Article

And finally... Online and mobile video companies raised just $84 million in funding during the second quarter of 2011, the lowest level in two years. Article

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