The TV stations formerly owned by Brian Brady-led Northwest Broadcasting were among those regularly embroiled in protracted retransmission fee negotiations that led to lengthy “blackouts” of its over-the-air channels on MVPDs unwilling to pay the rates Brady sought.
Today, they are a part of the new Cox Media Group. But, old desires haven’t died.
As such, the former Northwest stations could be yanked from a direct broadcast satellite service provider very soon.
It’s hardly a surprise.
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