Cablevision vs. WABC drama: Oscar TV blackout shouldn't be in the script

Oscar statue under wraps
Oscar statue under wraps

How's this for an Academy Awards script?

FADE IN:

INT. AWARDS HALL -- NIGHT

Packed house of luminaries, each more beautiful than the next.

CLOSE on AGING MOVIE STAR bent over at the podium.

AGING MOVIE STAR
And the Oscar for pettiness between cable and network broadcasters goes to ... WABC of New York and Cablevision!