FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – After a deal was reached, KSEE24 and CBS47 were back on AT&T and DirecTV on Thursday after nearly two months off of the cable provider.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. and AT&T entered into a new multi-year retransmission consent agreement to provide Nexstar-owned network affiliated and local broadcast stations to customers of AT&T’s video platforms in 97 markets across the United States, according to a press release.
As of 2:30 p.m., both KSEE24 and CBS47 were back on.
Nexstar’s long-standing commitment is to provide exceptional programming and service to the local communities we serve across the United States and this new multi-year agreement will allow us to continue delivering our stations’ leading network and sports content as well as local news and other programming to AT&T subscribers in our markets.Keith Hopkins, Senior Vice President, Distribution, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
Our customers want more choice and value and we are pleased to deliver that through this new agreement with Nexstar and its many local stations.Rob Thun, Senior Vice President of Content and Programming, AT&T Communications
A press release Thursday said AT&T and Nexstar regretted the inconvenience incurred by customers, viewers and advertisers, and they thanked them for their patience as the new agreement was being finalized.