Senators Seek Satellite TV Probe By JOHN DUNBAR, Associated Press Writer Tuesday, September 5, 2006 Colorado's two senators have asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to look into an escalating dispute involving the nation's two dominant satellite television companies. Sens. Wayne Allard, a Republican, and Ken Salazar, a Democrat, asked the committee in a letter last Friday to examine whether The DirecTV Group Inc., controlled by global media giant News Corp., "has engaged in behavior that would threaten the viablity of the satellite TV market." The dispute involves a long-running legal battle over the re-transmission of "distant network" channels. More HERE.