CBS Signs Affiliation Deal With LIN Media Renewing Agreements For 12 Stations Nationwide
NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation has announced a comprehensive deal with LIN Media to renew existing station affiliation agreements for 12 LIN stations in ten markets nationwide.
"We are pleased to continue our relationship with LIN under this renewed agreement," said Ray Hopkins, President, Television Networks Distribution, CBS Corporation. "Nearly all of LIN's CBS stations rank #1 in their markets, and we are gratified that the full value of that CBS programming has been recognized. We look forward to reaching LIN's more than 4 million households for years to come."
The agreement includes renewals for KRQE in Albuquerque, N.M.; KBIM-TV in Roswell, N.M.; KREZ-TV in Durango, Colo.; WIAT in Birmingham, Ala.; WIVB-TV in Buffalo, N.Y.; WANE in Fort Wayne, Ind.; WLFI-TV in Lafayette, Ind.; KIMT in Mason City, Iowa; KOIN in Portland, Ore.; WPRI in Providence, R.I.; WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Ind.; and WKBN-TV in Youngstown, Ohio.
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