Disney has reached a multiplatform distribution deal with Charter Communications allowing subscribers to use the programmer’s authenticated Watch products including WatchESPN services, WatchDisney offerings and the upcoming ABC News/Univision 24-hour news network.
Included in the agreement is the launch of The Longhorn Network in Texas, Louisiana and Virginia before the football season commences next year. The deal encompasses a total of 70 services, including a suite of On Demand products for ABC, ABC Family, Disney-branded offerings and content from ESPN Films. Parties also agreed on retrans consent for 7 stations and rights for 10 HD networks.
This marks the 6th major MSO distribution renewal deal for the programmer for its full suite of products. The multi-year agreement will take effect in the first half of 2013.

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Scripps launched a statewide news network via OTT for viewers in every local TV market in Florida. The Florida 24 Network will air real-time reporting from Scripps’ local TV stations in the Miami, Tampa

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