CBS Corp. and AT&T have entered into a new multi-year content carriage agreement to provide CBS-owned local broadcast stations and national channels CBS Sports Network and Smithsonian Channel to customers of AT&T’s video platforms across the country, the two companies announced Thursday.
These stations are being restored to any affected AT&T homes Thursday, according to a statement. CBS local affiliates previously available on DIRECTV NOW will also return to those streaming lineups. CBS Sports Network is returning to DIRECTV and DIRECTV NOW and Smithsonian Channel is returning to DIRECTV.
“CBS and AT&T regret any inconvenience to their customers and viewers and thank them for their patience,” the statement said.
The agreement includes retransmission consent for all 26 CBS-owned stations in 17 markets including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Tampa, Seattle, Detroit, Minneapolis, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Pittsburgh and Baltimore.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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