NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 22, 2018 – CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) has reached a new agreement with Sony Interactive Entertainment’s PlayStation™Vue (NYSE: SNE) for continued carriage of CBS-owned stations and CBS affiliates across the country. In addition, the deal includes continued carriage of SHOWTIME, CBS Sports Network, CBSN and Pop on PlayStation Vue, Sony’s over-the-top television streaming service. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are very pleased to extend our partnership with PlayStation Vue,” said Ray Hopkins, President, Television Networks Distribution, CBS Corporation. “The renewal of this agreement for various CBS networks enables us to continue to bring CBS’ world-class content to the audiences we share.”
The agreement includes continued carriage of CBS on PlayStation Vue in New York (WCBS), Los Angeles (KCBS), Chicago (WBBM), Philadelphia (KYW), Dallas (KTVT), San Francisco (KPIX), Boston (WBZ), Detroit (WWJ), Minneapolis (WCCO), Miami (WFOR), Denver (KCNC), Sacramento (KOVR), Pittsburgh (KDKA) and Baltimore (WJZ) and other markets across the country.
PlayStation Vue is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment.
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