Officials smashed a wall with sledgehammers to celebrate the start of the work.
The European company also struck a deal to buy Newsday, News12 and amNewYork.
The deal, of which the financial terms are still being negotiated, is intended to cement the premium content providers in a more formidable arrangement, cut overhead costs and let AMC leverage advertising and distribution to their mutual benefit.
Recent Comcast-Charter deal suggests that Cablevision is off the table—for now.
On March 31, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Joanna Seybert ruled in favor of the plaintiffs’ motion for class certification.
“Dump ’em!” sniped D’Amato. “Dump Cablevision. FiOS is much better and cheaper.”
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