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Fox 8 Cleveland might get pulled from DirecTv this Sat


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#1 OFFLINE   StephenJC

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 08:54 AM

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

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#2 OFFLINE   StephenJC

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 08:56 AM

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

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 10:14 AM

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.

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 10:23 AM

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.

Edited by makaiguy, 29 August 2012 - 10:44 AM.

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#5 OFFLINE   churdie

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 10:26 AM

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??

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 11:49 AM

They aren't allowed to do that.

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 01:17 PM

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


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.

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 01:20 PM

They aren't allowed to do that.


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

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 05:22 PM

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

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Posted 31 August 2012 - 12:19 PM

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




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