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WLNE-TV Remains on Dish...For Now

Dish and Citadel have extended their carriage agreement for ABC affiliate WLNE-TV Providence, Rhode Island, for a few more days while they continue to try and hammer out a retransmission consent agreement.

The agreement has been extended to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14.

The contract between the two had been set to expire at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, according to Dish.

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.