Senator John McCain officially introduces the Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013 in...

|By:, SA News Editor

Senator John McCain officially introduces the Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013 in Congress in a milestone for the movement toward "a la carte" cable market pricing for consumers. On the floor of the Senate, McCain singled out Comcast's (CMCSA -0.9%) NBC and Disney's (DIS +1.1%) ESPN-ABC family of channels as examples of media concerns forcing consumers to pay for bundled channels they don't want. Analysts think the combined heft of the broadcasting industry stands a good chance of keeping McCain's bill spinning in place. (full bill)