But TWC will not own the TV rights, Bloomberg is reporting. The games will be carried on a new regional sports network to be bankrolled by Guggenheim Partners, which owns the Dodgers. Sounds like TWC's partnership will involve administration and distribution rather than actual programming. In effect, this gives the Dodgers its own channel. An announcement is expected soon. The team owners had been negotiating with Fox, which has the TV rights through 2013, and the numbers that were thrown around - $6 billion according to one report - would have been unprecedented. But ownership of a sports channel had always been an option for the team.
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