Tribune And Charter Reach Retrans Deal
Tribune Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Tribune Media, and Charter Communications today announced that they have reached a comprehensive agreement to restore Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 television stations and carriage of the company’s cable entertainment network, WGN America, to Spectrum’s cable systems.
Tribune’s stations have been dark on Charter’s systems since Jan. 2, affecting some 6 million viewers.
The companies issued the following joint statement regarding the agreement:
“We are pleased to have reached this agreement that will return Tribune Broadcasting’s local
television stations and WGN America to Spectrum customers and Tribune’s viewers.” Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed.