News of Note—A+E, Discovery, Scripps, AMC and more

news of note
Some of the other news we've been tracking today.

> AMC, A+E, Discovery, Scripps Networks and Viacom will “soft launch” a streaming service focusing on nonsports channels sometime in the next few weeks. FierceBroadcasting story

> CBS and Sinclair Broadcast Group have renewed the affiliate deals for three TV stations covering more than 1.5 million people. FierceBroadcasting story

> The National Association of Broadcasters has extended CEO Gordon Smith’s contract into 2023. Multichannel News story

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