CBS and Time Warner Cable reach agreement to end standoff

It turned out that Time Warner Cable’s stand against CBS couldn’t make it past week one of the NFL season. With that make or break time fast approaching both sides finally reached an agreement to bring back CBS programming. According to the CBS press release

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached an agreement for carriage of CBS owned stations on Time Warner Cable systems across the country, as well as Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network and Smithsonian Channel, it was announced today by representatives for the companies. Programming on all networks will resume at 6:00 PM, ET today.

Now viewers in New York, LA, and everywhere in between won’t miss Homeland’s season three premiere or those important week one AFC football games. Thus ends another standoff between cable and content providers where in the long run we the viewers will end up paying the bill. 

Topics: CBS, Time Warner Cable

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