CBS channels get blackout on DirecTV and other AT&T services

CNET | 7/20/2019 | Jon Skillings
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CBS and AT&T are in a contract dispute that affects subscribers of DirecTV Now and other services.

CBS television channels won't be showing up on the DirecTV service in cities from Boston to Los Angeles, as a deadline passed for CBS Corporation and AT&T to work out their differences.

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CBS said Saturday that the blackout is hitting customers of DirecTV, DirecTV Now and AT&T U-Verse in 17 cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Tampa, Seattle, Detroit, Minneapolis, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Pittsburgh and Baltimore -- as well as more than 100 CBS stations and affiliates on DirecTV Now.

In addition, customers of DirecTV and DirecTV Now across the country have lost access to the CBS Sports Network. Meanwhile, the Smithsonian Channel has been removed from DirecTV.

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