DISH, Meredith Can’t Agree On New Retrans Deal


An additional 24 hours of negotiations couldn’t prevent what DISH Network was forced to do, by law, at 7pm Eastern on Tuesday.

With the flick of a switch, local TV stations owned by Meredith Corp. in 12 DMAs including Phoenix, Nashville and Atlanta were blocked by DISH.

The reason? A new retransmission fee agreement couldn’t be reached.

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