YouTube TV subscribers will retain access to local CW channels, as a new deal with The CW brings local networks to subscribers across the country.
YouTube TV and Nexstar, the owner of The CW, today announced that local CW-affiliated stations will remain on YouTube TV under a new deal that keeps the stations live. These local stations broadcast content specific to certain areas of the United States, including some sports such as LIV Golf.
There are 59 stations in total available on YouTube TV, which accounts for all YouTube TV subscribers across the country.
The agreement means that millions of YouTube TV subscribers will continue having access to such prime-time network programming as “All American,” as well as new sports programming like LIV Golf and “100 Days to Indy,” and the important local news and other daytime and syndicated content provided by The CW’s affiliates.
There were no financial terms in the announcement, but it was noted that this is a “multi-year agreement,” meaning these channels won’t be going away any time soon.
Local CW channels appear are still live on YouTube TV as of this morning.
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Updated to reflect that these channels are remaining on YouTube TV, not new to the service as previously said.
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