Hearst, TWC Make Retransmission Deal

Privately held Hearst Television annouced this evening it had reached an agreement with Time Warner Cable for retransmission consent on TV stations in several markets. “We appreciate the support and patience of our viewers, advertisers and local communities served by our stations, and we regret the inconvenience they’ve experienced over the past 10 days,” said Hearst Television President & CEO David Barrett. “This process has been an important step to insure the ongoing vitality of our local TV service in communities across the country.” The agreement covered 14 stations in markets from Boston to Honolulu. TWC’s statement said “We have reached a long-term agreement with Hearst Television and our customers can expect their signals to be restored to our cable systems shortly. We thank our customers for their patience and their willingness to stick with us through another unnecessary broadcaster blackout.”

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