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Nexstar Makes DirecTV, AT&T Deals

9/05/2008 08:00:00 PM Eastern

Nexstar Broadcasting Group inked multiyear retransmission-consent agreements with DirecTV and AT&T that give the pay TV services the nonexclusive rights to distribute Nexstar's local programming. The deals also allow DirecTV and AT&T to carry the standard-definition and HD signals of Nexstar stations.

Terms were not disclosed, but Nexstar chief Perry Sook, is an industry leader in pushing hard for cash retrans deals.

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