Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH) inked its second significant broadcast retransmission renewal in less than a week, announcing a deal Wednesday with Nexstar Broadcasting Group.
The agreement covers 60 stations in 46 markets, featuring the gamut of ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CW, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV affiliations. The deal came after Nexstar granted the satellite service three extensions.
It has been a hectic negotiating period for Dish, with arduous talks with CBS Corp. culminating last week in a short blackout of CBS-owned stations, as well as Showtime, before a long-term deal was announced.
Dish is currently working under extended agreements with Turner Networks and Comcast regional sports networks, pending new long term deals.
- read this Nexstar press release
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