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Fox 8 Cleveland might get pulled from DirecTv this Sat

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by StephenJC, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. StephenJC

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    According to WJW's website they have been unable to reach a new agreement.
     
  2. StephenJC

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    Has anyone had any luck getting a free or reduced AM21 when this happens?
     
  3. Msguy

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    Same kind of thing going on with WREG Channel 3 CBS Memphis, Tennessee. Channel may get pulled from DirecTv Channel Lineup if an agreement is not reached by 9/1/2012.
     
  4. makaiguy

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    WJW and WREG are both owned by Local TV. Could be that all Local TV's stations are in the same boat.

    Local TV's stations from their website:
    http://www.localtvllc.com/ourstations/

    Edited to add: In a spot check of 5 or 6 of their stations' websites, all had a similar announcement.
     
  5. churdie

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    funny how this comes up right at the start of football season huh??? wondering if directv can provide us with a national feed of cbs??? since wreg tv in memphis will prob go down??
     
  6. dpeters11

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    They aren't allowed to do that.
     
  7. HoTat2

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    I did with one for free back during the dispute with Tribune, when local KTLA 5 (CW outlet) was temporarily pulled.

    Had to go through the Retention Dept. though.
     
  8. HoTat2

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    At least, not if your locale is judged as capable of acceptable OTA reception that is.
     
  9. nmetro

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    I guess I will join DirecTV just in time to see two Denver Stations go; the FOX and CW affiliate.
     
  10. celticpride

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    I think directv signed a new contract this morning with 17 local stations .:D
     

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