Here Are the CBS Affiliates & The CW Affiliates DIRECTV NOW Is Adding




A few weeks ago AT&T announced plans to add CBS and The CW locals to DIRECTV NOW. The deal announced was for CBS-owned stations only with a note that other deals for affiliate-owned CBS stations could be added in the future.

Though a lot of confusion has arisen because DIRECTV NOW emailed every DIRECTV NOW subscriber saying CBS was coming. I wanted to take a moment and list all the CBS stations we can confirm will be added.

The following are all the CBS stations that CBS currently owns:

  • Alexandria, Minnesota
  • Baltimore
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Denver
  • Detroit
  • Fort Worth
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Minneapolis
  • New York City
  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • San Francisco
  • Stockton, California
  • Walker, Minnesota

The following are all The CW stations CBS owns:

  • Atlanta
  • Detroit
  • Pittsburg
  • Philadelphia
  • Sacramento
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • Tampa

So as of today these are all of the CBS and The CW locals we know will be added to DIRECTV NOW.

With that said DIRECTV NOW has deals with many owners of CBS affiliates for their ABC, FOX, and NBC stations so it is possible more CBS stations will be added soon.

So when can you expect CBS stations to be added?

According to AT&T CBS stations will be added in the next few weeks. It could be next week or it could be a month or more down the road. About two months passed between the time the fuboTV-CBS affiliate deal was announced to the day it added CBS affiliates. (The CW affiliates are still listed as coming soon.)

So I expect CBS to be added likely sometime this month or in September 2017.

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