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.
DISH and Nexstar weren’t able to agree to a new retransmission consent deal, resulting in what the satellite company says is the largest local station blackout in TV history.
DISH lost Scripps broadcast stations in 42 markets Saturday evening after the two were unable to agree to a new retransmission consent deal.
Sinclair warned AT&T U-verse, DirecTV and AT&T TV Now subscribers of potential blackouts of 136 TV stations and Tennis Channel in 86 markets Friday.
At 2am ET Saturday morning, CBS-owned broadcast stations went dark on DirecTV as the companies failed to renew their 7-year-old retrans pact.