DIRECTV NOW & CBS Officially Strike a Deal Adding CBS Owned Stations


By

on

in


Since launch CBS was the only major broadcast network DIRECTV NOW did not have a deal with. Well that all changed today with a deal to add CBS owned locals and The CW, Pop, CBS Sports Network. You can also get Showtime as an add-on for just $8 a month.

Update: CBS and The CW will be available on all DIRECTV NOW packages. Pop will be included starting on “Just Right” and CBS Sports Network  starting on “Go Big.”

“This is another key milestone in bringing DIRECTV NOW users access to their favorite entertainment, news and sports from all of the major broadcast networks,” said Daniel York, senior executive vice president and chief content officer – AT&T Entertainment Group. “As we add more live national and local channels, we know even more people will choose DIRECTV NOW as their go-to streaming service.”

As part of the agreement, DIRECTV NOW customers will also have access to live local coverage on nearly 25 live local CBS and The CW stations. Initially, local CBS stations will be available in:

  • New York
  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • Philadelphia
  • Dallas – Ft. Worth
  • San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose
  • Boston
  • Detroit
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Miami-Ft. Lauderdale
  • Denver
  • Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, CA
  • Pittsburgh
  • Baltimore

DIRECTV NOW also announced plans to add at least 30 additional ABC, Fox, and NBC Affiliates this fall bringing the total number of live locals to over 170. DIRECTV NOW also added more ABC affiliates today.

Here is a full list of all locals on DIRECTV NOW before today:

Anchorage, AK: FOX   Juneau, AK: FOX
Atlanta, GA: ABC, FOX   Kansas City, MO: ABC, FOX, NBC
Austin, TX: ABC, FOX   Las Vegas NV: ABC
Baltimore, MD: ABC   Los Angeles, CA: ABC, FOX, NBC, My13
Bangor, ME: FOX   Miami-Ft Lauderdale FL: ABC, FOX, NBC
Biloxi-Gulfport, MS: FOX   Milwaukee, WI: ABC, FOX, NBC
Boston, MA: ABC (WCVB), ABC (WMUR), NBC   Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN: ABC, FOX, My29
Charlotte, NC: ABC, FOX, myTV12   New York, NY: ABC, FOX, NBC, My9
Chicago, IL: ABC, FOX, NBC, My50   Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, FL: ABC, FOX, My65
Cincinnati, OH: ABC   Philadelphia: ABC, FOX, NBC
Cleveland, OH: ABC, FOX   Phoenix, AZ: ABC, FOX, My45
Columbus, OH: ABC   Pittsburgh, PA: ABC, NBC
Columbus-Tupelo, MS: FOX   Portland, OR: ABC
Dallas – Fort Worth: ABC, FOX, NBC, My27   Raleigh-Durham, NC: ABC
Denver, CO: ABC, FOX   Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, CA: ABC, FOX
Detroit, MI: ABC, FOX   Salt Lake City, UT: FOX, NBC
Eugene, OR: FOX   San Antonio, TX: ABC
Fresno-Visalia CA: ABC   San Diego, CA: ABC, FOX, NBC
Gainesville, FL: FOX   San Francisco – Oakland – San Jose, CA: ABC, FOX, NBC, KTVU Plus
Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo, MI: FOX   Seattle-Tacoma, WA: ABC, FOX
Greensboro-Winston-Salem, NC: FOX   Springfield, MO: FOX
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC-Asheville, NC: ABC   St. Louis, MO: ABC, FOX
Harrisburg-Lancaster, PA: FOX   Tampa-St Petersburg, FL: ABC (WFTS), ABC (WWSB), FOX
Hartford-New Haven, CT: FOX, NBC   Washington, DC (Hagerstown, MD): ABC, FOX, NBC, My20DC
Houston: ABC, FOX, My20   West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce, FL: ABC, NBC
Indianapolis, IN: ABC, FOX  

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more news, tips, and reviews.

Need cord cutting tech support? Join our new Cord Cutting Tech Support Facebook Group for help.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like http://Amazon.com, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, LLC stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from :

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.