Time Warner, Tribune sign retrans agreement
Tribune Company and Time Warner Cable announced a new multi-year retransmission consent agreement for the Tribune broadcast television stations in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, San Diego and Indianapolis, as well as the company’s expanded station portfolio, which will soon include Local TV Holdings’ television stations in Cleveland, Milwaukee, Kansas City, and Greensboro.
The agreement also covers Time Warner Cable’s continued distribution of Tribune’s superstation WGN America.
Tribune operates businesses in broadcasting, publishing, and interactive. The company’s broadcasting group owns or operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, Tribune Studios and Chicago’s WGN-AM.
In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience.