DirecTV and Nexstar announced that they’ve finalized a new retransmission consent agreement covering 176 Nexstar-owned stations. Cable net NewsNation also has been renewed. The stations were returned to DirecTV customers Sunday on a temporary basis while the two negotiated.
Charter customers won’t have to miss the start of ESPN’s Monday Night Football tonight, with Disney and the operator announcing a deal Monday that they described as “transformative.” Among the key deal points: In the coming months, the Disney+ Basic ad-supported offering will be provided to customers who purchase the Spectrum TV Select package, as […]
DirecTV lost some 159 Nexstar stations in 113 markets around 7pm ET Sunday with the two unable to come to terms on a new retransmission consent agreement. NewsNation is also dark on the MVPD. Nexstar said DirecTV rejected its offer to extend the current distribution agreement to Oct. 31 and said it has been trying […]
DISH and Disney ’s weekend dust-up is a case study on why it’s so difficult to move sports from linear, even as cracks appear in the distribution model. While DISH and Sling customers lost ESPN hours
DISH and Nexstar announced a new multi-year deal that returned 164 local TV stations to the satellite provider’s lineup after a 23-days blackout.
AT&T and TEGNA reached a multi-year retransmission consent deal Sunday, hours before NFL games.