|Time Warner Cable cuts first major Lakers deal|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 26 October 2012 15:35|
The first regular season game to be carried on the channels is on Wednesday at Portland. The Lakers' season-opener is at home against the Mavericks on Tuesday in a game to be broadcast on TNT.
Time Warner Cable bought the regional TV rights to Lakers games last year for an estimated $3 billion over 20 years. It must sign deals with other TV distributors to help offset costs.
Earlier this month, Time Warner signed up partner Bright House Networks, which only has a few thousand subscribers in Bakersfield.