CBS, DISH Network Form Content Carriage Agreement
CBS and DISH Network have reached a multi-year agreement for carriage of CBS owned stations across the country, as well as CBS Sports Network, POP and Smithsonian Channel. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are pleased we have reached a deal with DISH, who recognizes the value that the number one Network brings to viewers in these markets,” says Ray Hopkins, President, Television Networks Distribution, CBS Corporation. “DISH customers will continue to get CBS’ must-have content, while we are also able to achieve our short and long-term economic and strategic goals.”
The agreement includes retransmission consent of CBS, and several other local television stations owned by CBS, on DISH in New York (WCBS and WLNY), Los Angeles (KCBS and KCAL), Chicago (WBBM), Philadelphia (KYW and WPSG), Dallas (KTVT and KTXA), San Francisco (KPIX and KBCW), Atlanta (WUPA), Boston (WBZ and WSBK), Seattle (KSTW), Tampa (WTOG), Detroit (WWJ and WKBD), Minneapolis (WCCO), Miami (WFOR and WBFS), Denver (KCNC), Sacramento (KOVR and KMAX), Pittsburgh (KDKA and WPCW) and Baltimore (WJZ).