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Fox 13 News returning to DISH: Tribune Broadcasting and DISH reach agreement

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Posted at 5:02 PM, Sep 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-03 19:24:00-04

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, including Fox 13 News, 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 Saturday. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.