A few weeks ago AT&T announced a deal to bring CBS locals back to DIRECTV NOW. Sadly as part of this new deal with CBS AT&T must strike a deal with each CBS station’s owners before it can be added back to DIRECTV NOW and AT&T TV NOW. In the past, CBS negotiated on behalf of all the local CBS stations. (That is why all CBS locals went dark when CBS’s contract with AT&T ended.) Now it seems that many of these missing CBS locals are finally being added back to DIRECTV NOW. (Now called AT&T TV NOW.)
Now AT&T has started to bring back Sinclair owned CBS affiliates. This is on top of the CBS affiliates from Meredith, Tenga, and other companies like Graham Media Group that went live on the new AT&T TV NOW last week.
Sadly Nexstar and AT&T have yet to reach a deal resulting in Nexstar owned locals still being dark on AT&T owned TV services. Cord Cutters News will post updates as soon as we learn more about the current contract talks between AT&T and Nexstar.
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