Topic: affiliate networks
Univision and Frontier renewed a distribution agreement for TV channels and local stations across Frontier's California, Texas and Florida footprint.
Comcast has finally signed a carriage agreement with Epix, leaving DirecTV as the only major pay TV operator not to carry the premium network.
Hulu said that it has added nine Fox affiliates to its virtual pay TV service. The Big Media-owned streaming company said it now has deals with more than 290 local broadcast stations.
CBS and Gray Television today announced a renewed multiyear deal covering Gray’s 39 CBS-affiliated television stations in 32 markets.
FuboTV announced that it’s adding access to live local Fox stations in 12 markets, and adding a live feed of the Fox broadcast network in another 37.
CBS and Sinclair Broadcast Group have renewed the affiliate deals for three TV stations covering more than 1.5 million people.
Continuing to carve out deals with local broadcast network affiliates, YouTube TV has expanded into 12 more markets.
This week, Hulu carved out a deal to retransmit The CW on its live TV service. DirecTV Now and FuboTV are also chasing retrans as the market heats up.
Hulu announced that it has forged deals with seven more smaller-market CBS affiliates, upping the number of local CBS stations available on its virtual MVPD service to 115.
CBS’s second-quarter earnings were marked by an overall 9% increase in revenues, a boost the broadcaster credited in part to rising fees.