El Segundo, California and Irving, Texas, September. 17, 2023 – DIRECTV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) released the joint statement below this morning:
“In recognition and appreciation of the continued patience of DIRECTV customers and Nexstar viewers, the companies have agreed to temporarily return the signals of Nexstar-owned television stations and the national cable news network NewsNation to DIRECTV, DIRECTV STREAM and U-verse as we both work to finalize the terms of an agreement.
Since its launch in 1994, DIRECTV has continually evolved its best-in-class product, content, service and user experience to provide its customers with a cutting-edge video offering. DIRECTV’s satellite service offers the industry’s best picture format and a variety of exciting content in 4K HDR. DIRECTV also offers customers the choice to watch movies and TV shows from virtually anywhere – on their TV at home or on their favorite mobile devices through its mobile app. DIRECTV STREAM, the video streaming service, is designed for homes who want the best in live TV and on-demand live TV packages, sports and, when using a DIRECTV STREAM device, access to more than 7,000 applications on Google Play.
About Nextstar Media Group, Inc.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including more than 300,000 hours of news, sports and entertainment programming each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcast group, comprised of leading affiliate channels, with 200 owned or partnered stations in 116 U.S. markets, reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest growing national cable news and entertainment network, reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% stake in TV. Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, collectively constitute one of the top 10 digital news and information sites in the United States. In addition to providing exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides large-scale, multi-platform advertising and premium video-on-demand opportunities for businesses and brands looking to capitalize on strong consumer engagement through our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit nexstar.tv.
For more information, contact:
Jon Greer, Communications Manager
Nextstar Media Group, Inc.
Gary Weitman, executive vice president and chief communications officer
972/373-8800 or email@example.com