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Univision walks back ugly blackout, restores channels on U-verse until Wednesday

After pulling its channels off AT&T U-verse and accusing the operator of racial discrimination in the process, Univision executives seemed to have asked themselves this question: Could it be we took this thing too far?

AT&T reportedly halts U-verse set-top production in latest DirecTV push

AT&T has stopped manufacturing set-top boxes for its U-verse pay-TV service and is looking to migrate all of its video customers to its DirecTV platform, according to Bloomberg.

AT&T ups U-verse rates, blames high cost of video programming

Blaming the increased cost of video programming, AT&T announced price hikes for its U-verse service starting in January.

AT&T and Tribune finally make retrans deal for U-verse

After numerous extensions and blackout threats, AT&T has agreed to a TV broadcast retransmission renewal deal with Tribune Media. The agreement between the two companies will keep Tribune's 26 network affiliates on AT&T's U-verse service.

U-verse still on the brink of blackout with Tribune after one-day extension

After agreeing to another short-term contract extension, 24 Tribune Media-owned network affiliates remain on AT&T U-verse.

U-verse facing blackout on Tribune as latest extension expires

Tribune Media has posted what it terms as a "final notice" to AT&T U-verse subscribers on its station websites, informing them that the group's 24 stations will go dark on the operator's program grid starting at 5 p.m. EST Tuesday if a new broadcast retransmission deal isn't agreed to.

AT&T's U-verse and Tribune extend retrans talks to Oct. 13

Tribune Media has agreed to another extension of its expired retrans deal with AT&T's U-verse, staving off a possible blackout involving 24 local TV stations on U-verse until 5 p.m. EST on Oct. 13.

AT&T renews Viacom pact, gets 'best deal in the industry'

AT&T said it has renewed its carriage deal with Viacom following the expiration of its carriage deal for U-verse on Sept. 30. The move ensures both U-verse and DirecTV customers will still be able to watch Viacom channels like MTV and Comedy Central.

Dish and Tegna pull back from the brink, extend current retrans deal 8 days

Tegna Media said it has agreed to an eight-day extension of its current retransmission licensing agreement with Dish Network, averting a black out involving 51 TV stations in 39 markets.

Blackout Thursday: DirecTV comes to terms with Media General; Dish and U-verse still haggling with station groups

Media General said that it has reached a renewal deal for broadcast retransmission licensing with DirecTV, avoiding a blackout that would have impacted 62 stations in 48 markets.