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Charter to Launch Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes



  Charter to Launch Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes

New local homes of Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy and Los Angeles Sparks games
            now provided to Southern California Charter customers

Business Wire

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- October 26, 2012

Charter and  Time Warner Cable Sports have reached an agreement to distribute
Time Warner SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes in communities Charter
serves in Southern California. These networks are the local TV homes for Los
Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy and Los Angeles Sparks games, as well as in-depth,
dedicated, team-focused programming.

Charter is making technical preparations, targeting launch on or before
October 31, the date for the first regular-season Lakers telecast on the new
networks. Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes will be
available in Southern California communities served by Charter in both
Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD) to customers. Time Warner
Cable SportsNet will be available in SD on channel 215 and in HD on channel
787; and Time Warner Cable Deportes will be available on SD channel 216 and HD
channel 788. Charter customers can call 1-855-85-SWITCH (1-855-857-9482) for
more information.

“Charter is committed to bring programming to our customers that mirror their
interests,” said Allan Singer, Charter’s Senior Vice President of Programming.
“We are proud of Charter’s robust selection of sports programming. Charter is
the first provider of this brand new programming in our service areas, and we
know that the addition of these networks especially pleases our customers in
Southern California.”

“Southern California sports are important to our partners at Charter and we’re
excited to work with them to bring Lakers, Galaxy and Sparks games and
programming to their customers and our viewers,” said Dan Finnerty, Senior
Vice President, Time Warner Cable Sports. “Time Warner Cable SportsNet and
Time Warner Cable Deportes will help bring Charter customers closer to their
teams than they have ever been before.”

In addition to live games, programming on Time Warner Cable SportsNet includes
“Access SportsNet,” the network’s signature daily studio show that encompasses
pre-and post-game shows as “Access SportsNet: Lakers” and “Access SportsNet:
Galaxy” as well as “#LakeShow,” the network’s live daily social media-driven
show. Original programming on Time Warner Cable SportsNet includes “Backstage:
Lakers” (titled “Lakers Confidencial” on Time Warner Cable Deportes), a weekly
documentary that chronicles the Lakers season from start to finish, and “Laker
Girls” (also titled “Laker Girls” on Time Warner Cable Deportes), a five-part
reality series that profiles the making of the 2012-13 squad and its members.
“Connected With…” is the network’s signature interview show that features
interviews with professional athletes, sports insiders and Southern California
personalities.

On Time Warner Cable Deportes, programming includes the “Lakers En Vivo”
pre-game show and “Somos Lakers” post-game show, as well as “Somos Lakers
éné-bé-a,” a weekly show dedicated to the latest on the Lakers and the NBA
that will include highlights, live interviews, commentary and other special
segments. “Encuentro Deportivo” and “Tu Show del Fútbol” are daily shows on
the network, with “Encuentro Deportivo” wrapping up the day in sports with a
regional focus and “Tu Show del Fútbol” analyzing the day in soccer.
“#LAPREPA” is a weekly show that features inspirational stories about high
school sports.

About Time Warner Cable Sports

Time Warner Cable Sports operates Southern California’s two newest regional
sports networks - Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes -
which launched on October 1, 2012. Through their exclusive partnerships with
the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, Los Angeles Sparks and the California
Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the 24/7, high-definition networks each
deliver more than 150 live events per year plus extensive team coverage and
behind-the-scenes access unlike anything fans have seen before. Time Warner
Cable Deportes is the nation’s first ever Spanish-language regional sports
network, with commentary, programs and a perspective created uniquely for
Spanish-speaking sports fans of all nationalities. For more information, visit
www.twcsportsnet.com and www.twcdeportes.com. Follow the networks on Twitter
@TWCSportsNet and @TWCDeportes and on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/TWCSportsNet and www.facebook.com/TWCDeportes.

About Charter

Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the
fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full
range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video
entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®.
Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective
broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as
business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone,
video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's
advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media®
brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.

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Contact:

Time Warner Cable Sports
Amy Summers, Manager, Communications
310-531-1560
Amy.Summers@twcable.com
or
Time Warner Cable Sports
Nadia Gonzalez, Manager, Communications
310-531-1561
Nadia.Gonzalez@twcable.com
or
Charter
John Miller, Sr. Director, Communications
920-960-4054
John.Miller@chartercom.com
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