Tribune Broadcasting and Dish Network Reach Agreement


CHICAGO and ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 3, 2016 – Tribune Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO), and DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), today announced a long-term, comprehensive agreement on carriage and retransmission consent.

The agreement restores DISH carriage of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 local television stations in 33 markets, and Tribune’s cable network, WGN America.

The companies issued the following joint statement: “We want to thank our viewers and customers for their patience and support as we worked through this lengthy process. We’re pleased to move forward and again be able to provide the content of Tribune’s local stations and WGN America for years to come.”

Both WGN America and Tribune’s local stations are expected to again be available to DISH customers later today. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.


  • a happy rich

    Don’t care bout nuthin’. I gots me a converter bocks. I just fire up them thar rabbit ears and away meez goes. Everbodies in the park jellus. I dont share wid em tat all. Free nascar all sunday afternoon. More money now for keystones.

  • Simon Peters

    It’s funny how they all of a sudden come to an agreement behide closed doors, and the agreement is not disclosed to the public. Without WNEP 16 I got used to WBRE 28 NBC which is such a better news outlet. Sorry that dish restored abc in nepa.

  • Meh

    wow, what relief!!! now i can have WNEP while im getting hosed at ridiculous rates!! hhaha.. anyone that pays these rates in todays day and age is a fool. so many other options…………

  • bobc74

    Just in time for the new NFL season to start. How convenient! (Tribune owns the Fox affiliate in the Harrisburg market)

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