DISH, Media General come to agreement

Published 4:31 pm Saturday, November 16, 2013

Brewton DISH Network customers can view Mobile/Pensacola CBS affiliate WKRG again.

Media General, Inc. and DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation announced Saturday that they have reached an agreement for carriage of Media General’s television stations in 17 markets.

The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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DISH customers had been without the Media General stations since Oct. 1 — a timeframe which coincided with a few big football games. CBS allowed affiliates to stream some games online.

Media General stations in the following markets will be available to Dish subscribers effective Saturday:  Augusta, Ga.; Birmingham, Ala.; Charleston, S.C.; Columbus, Ga.; Columbus, Ohio; Greenville, N.C.; Greenville/Spartanburg, S.C.; Hattiesburg, Miss.; Jackson, Miss.; Mobile, Ala./Pensacola, Fla.; Florence/Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Providence, R.I.; Raleigh/Durham, N.C.; Roanoke/Lynchburg, Va.; Savannah, Ga.; Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla. and Tri-Cities, Tenn./Va.