Question: What’S Going On With AT&T And CBS?

Why did AT&T drop CBS?

CBS, the nation’s most-watched television network, went dark for more than 6.5 million AT&T customers early Saturday after the two media giants couldn’t agree on a new contract.

AT&T television customers in at least 14 markets, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco, lost their feeds to CBS..

Has DirecTV and CBS reached an agreement?

CBS and cable provider Altice USA have reached a multi-year carriage deal, the two companies said Monday. … The agreement comes during a blackout of CBS television stations for customers of DirecTV, DirecTV Now and AT&T U-Verse in 17 cities, as well as more than 100 CBS stations and affiliates on DirecTV Now.

What channels has directv dropped?

By comparing the old DirecTV Now channel list to the new one, we can see exactly what went bye-bye. Gone from that configuration are every Viacom network—BET, Comedy Central, CMT, MTV, MTV 2, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, TeenNick and TV Land. AT&T and Viacom ended a brief carriage renewal impasse earlier this week.

Is CBS coming back to uverse?

AT&T and Nexstar agreed to a deal on Thursday that will return the signals from Nexstar-owned TV stations — which includes CBS 17 — AT&T U-verse, DirecTV and AT&T TV (formerly DirecTV Now) customers. WNCN, also known as CBS 17, tweeted on Thursday that the signal should be back by midnight Thursday.

Are AT&T and CBS still negotiating?

Millions of AT&T and DirecTV customers across the country haven’t been able to watch CBS since July 20, a situation Triangle viewers have been dealing with even longer. … WNCN vice president and general manager Byron Grandy said on Friday that there are no updates in the negotiations between AT&T and Nexstar.

Why is CBS not on DirecTV anymore?

CBS and AT&T failed to renew their contract, resulting in millions of DirecTV subscribers losing access to CBS programming. CBS television stations in over a dozen U.S. cities, including New York and Los Angeles, went dark for DirecTV customers, CBS said in a statement on Saturday.

Is CBS back on DirecTV now?

AT&T, CBS end nearly three-week dispute, channels back on DirecTV, U-verse and DirecTV Now. … CBS Sports Network also returns to DirecTV and DirecTV Now, while Smithsonian Channel is back on DirecTV.

Are CBS and DirecTV still negotiating?

AT&T DirecTV is still in negotiations with both CBS and Nexstar, which owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 174 television stations that reach 39% of U.S. households. DirecTV customers haven’t had access to Nexstar-owned channels since July 4.

What number is CBS on directv?

Browse the DIRECTV channel lineupXTRA 235+CBS•221CBS Sports Network•2119CCTV News•223Celebrity Shopping TV•72 more rows

Does AT&T now have CBS?

Our long national nightmare is over. CBS and AT&T have kissed and made up, bringing local CBS stations back to DirecTV Now, DirecTV, U-Verse and future AT&T video platforms. (DirecTV Now, of course, is now named AT&T TV Now .)

Have AT&T and CBS reached an agreement?

New York (CNN Business) CBS and AT&T have reached a new carriage deal to end a nearly three-week blackout that affected millions of viewers. The two companies announced Thursday they have signed a new multi-year agreement effective immediately.