Charter, Nexstar Reach Retrans Pact - Broadcasting & Cable

Charter, Nexstar Reach Retrans Pact

Dec. 31 deal keeps stations on MSO's air in 15 DMAs
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In keeping with what was generally a peaceful New Year's Eve on the carriage negotiations front, Charter Communications reached a deal with Nexstar Broadcasting Group.  

The retransmission-consent deal, financial terms of which were not disclosed, kept Nexstar-owned stations in 15 markets on the MSO's systems.  

The pact was set to expire at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31. However, the parties negotiated a new agreement that averted a potential blackout. 

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