News of Note—NBC, Dish, Charter, Lionsgate and WideOpenWest

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Here are some of the other stories we're following today:

> NBCUniversal is planning a late fall launch for a video service called Watch Back that rewards users for viewing videos. Hollywood Reporter article

> Dish Network CFO Steven Swain is leaving the company and joining Brookdale Senior Living. Release

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> Charter priced $500 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured floating rate notes due 2024. Release

> Lionsgate has topped Wall Street estimates by reporting a loss of $7.9 million. Variety article

> WideOpenWest announced financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Release

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