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Dish, WCYB in negotiations as Dec. 8 deadline looms

Hank Hayes - NET News Service • Nov 25, 2014 at 5:35 PM

BRISTOL, Va. — The parent company of NBC affiliate WCYB-TV5 and Fox Tri-Cities Channel 39 WEMT announced Wednesday it is in “good faith negotiations” with DISH Network to ensure continued service of its local programming.

In a release, New York City-based Bonten Media Group warned there is a possibility of service interruption due to contractual deadlines beginning Dec. 8.

Other cable and satellite providers in the area will continue to carry both local stations, the release pointed out.

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