CBS Corp. and Nexstar Media Group Inc. struck a multiyear agreement to renew CBS (US) network affiliations for Nexstar stations in 15 markets.
The new agreement extends all CBS/Nexstar affiliation agreements related to a total of 19 stations that were set to expire this year, the company said Aug. 6.
Nexstar is an independent operator of CBS affiliates, covering 13% of the U.S. and serving more than 14 million households. Nexstar owns and/or operates CBS affiliates in 39 markets.
The agreement includes renewals for Nexstar-owned CBS affiliates: WSPA in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.; WIAT in Birmingham, Ala.; KRQE in Albuquerque, N.M.; WIVB in Buffalo, N.Y.; WPRI in Providence, R.I.; WKRG in Mobile, Ala.; WJTV in Jackson, Miss.; WBTW in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; WJHL in Johnson City, Tenn.; WANE in Ft. Wayne, Ind., WNCT in Greenville, N.C.; KELO in Sioux Falls, S.D.; WRBL in Columbus, Ga.; WHLT in Hattiesburg, Miss.; and KCLO in Rapid City, S.D.; as well as KRQE's satellite stations KBIM in Roswell, N.M., and KREZ in Durango, Col.; and KELO's satellite stations KPLO in Reliance, S.D., and KDLO in Florence, S.D.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.