CBS Goes Dark On Time Warner Cable

Deadline: CBS and Time Warner Cable negotiators failed to reach an agreement in their retransmission deal negotiations. This means that some 3M TWC customers in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas will lose programming from their CBS-owned local stations, and all TWC subscribers will lose Showtime, TMC, FLIX, and Smithsonian. TWC customers who turn to CBS will see a graphic saying that “CBS has demanded an outrageous increase for programming that CBS delivers free over the air and online.” It tells viewers that they can use an antenna to see CBS, and “as a courtesy, we will provide replacement programming from Starz Kids and Family on a temporary basis beginning shortly.”

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RetrospectRealm1179d ago

CBS is one of the big dogs in terms of news. It'll probably be back soon. Glad I don't have Time Warner though, haha.

1Victor1178d ago

it can happen to anyone that have cable so don't count on it not happening to you if you have cable from another company.