Washington, D.C. March 26, 2014– Following today’s hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, the American Television Alliance issued the following statement:

We thank the Committee for today’s hearing on updating our outdated video laws. TV broadcasters continue to parrot the same distortions that illustrate they’re living in a TV fantasy land and want to drag us all into it. We urge the Committee to take this opportunity to protect consumers from skyrocketing retransmission consent fees and blackouts.