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LIN TV Will Pull Florida, Rhode Island Stations From Cox Lineup Unless It Gets More Money

In Alabama, CBS, COX Communications, CW, Florida, FOX, LIN Media, Mobile-Pensacola, Retransmission on February 24, 2012 at 4:36 am

LIN Television Corporation will pull four stations from cable provider Cox Communications unless the two can negotiate a new retransmission agreement by March 1.

FierceCable reports the cable company will lose Mobile, Ala.-Pensacola, Fla., FOX affiliate WALA-TV and CW affiliate WFNA-TV, according to statements already posted to the stations’ websites.

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DISH Network Says Big Easy FOX Affiliate Too Expensive, Pulls Channel From Lineup

In FOX, Louisiana, New Orleans, Retransmission on February 6, 2012 at 9:51 am

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Those who live in New Orleans and subscribe to DISH Network won’t be seeing any WVUE broadcasts anytime soon, because the satellite provider is accusing the FOX affiliate of being “unreasonable in its demands.”

Local TV blog TVSpy reports WVUE is asking for up to 300 percent in affiliate fee increases, according to a statement from a DISH Network senior VP.

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