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Dish, WLNE Extend Contract Talks

Dish and Citadel's WLNE TV Providence have extended their carriage contract through Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. as they continue to try to hammer out a deal.

Dish had started handing out antennas to its subs in case they had not reached an agreement by the 7 p.m. Aug. 18 deadline.

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.