This excerpt taken from the DTV DEF 14A filed Apr 20, 2009.
Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of
To Stockholders of The DIRECTV Group, Inc.:
The DIRECTV Group, Inc., or the Company, will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at the Hilton Hotel New York, Concourse A, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, at 10:00 a.m., local time, on June 2, 2009, for the following purposes:
We invite all stockholders to attend the meeting. Stockholders of record at the close of business on April 3, 2009, the record date fixed by the Board of Directors, are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting. A complete list of stockholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting will be open for examination by the stockholders beginning ten days prior to the meeting for any purpose germane to the meeting during normal business hours at the office of the Corporate Secretary at 2230 East Imperial Highway, El Segundo, California 90245 and at 1 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York 10020.
Please read the attached proxy statement carefully and submit your proxy as soon as possible. You have your choice of voting your proxy via the Internet, by telephone or by completing and returning the proxy card in the envelope provided if you receive a paper copy of the proxy statement.