Good news if you have DIRECTV, or AT&T TV NOW the locals you lost on Friday are returning including your local ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC. Cord Cutters News has learned that Hearst and AT&T have agreed to a new deal to return Hearst owned locals to AT&T’s DIRECTV and AT&T TV NOW.
Here is a joint statement Hearst and AT&T sent Cord Cutters News:
All Hearst-owned stations are returning to any impacted AT&T homes today. The agreement grants AT&T permission to provide Hearst’s 34 local broadcast stations to customers in 26 markets including Albuquerque-Santa Fe NM; Baltimore; Birmingham AL; Boston; Burlington VT; Cincinnati; Des Moines-Ames IA; Fort Smith AR; Greensboro-Winston-Salem NC; Greenville-Spartanburg SC-Asheville NC; Harrisburg-Lancaster PA; Jackson MS; Kansas City MO; Louisville KY; Milwaukee; Monterey-Salinas CA; New Orleans; Oklahoma City; Omaha NE; Orlando-Daytona FL; Pittsburgh; Portland-Auburn ME; Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto CA; Savannah GA; Tampa-St. Petersburg FL; and West Palm Beach-Fort Pierce FL.
Exact terms of the deal were not disclosed by AT&T or Hearst.
Correction this deal only involved DIRECTV and AT&T TV NOW. U-verse TV never lost Hearst owned locals.
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