A showdown between DirecTV (DTV) and Viacom (VIA) over carriage fees reaches an impasse after...

|By:, SA News Editor

A showdown between DirecTV (DTV) and Viacom (VIA) over carriage fees reaches an impasse after the companies can't work out a last-minute deal. Though Viacom has publicly stated that DirecTV might drop all of its channels as of midnight tonight, DirecTV says (tweet) it has no intention of taking the dramatic action.