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No NBCUniversal-Charter deal? Then no 'Sunday Night Football' for Spectrum customers

No NBCUniversal-Charter deal? Then no 'Sunday Night Football' for Spectrum customers

With a Saturday night deadline looming, NBCUniversal and Charter Communications continued talks to try to reach a new carriage deal to advert a blackout of NBC-owned television channels in nearly 16 million homes in the U.S. with Spectrum cable-TV service.

NBCUniversal’s current contract with Charter expires Saturday at 9 p.m. Pacific time. If no agreement is in place by that time, Charter would be forced to drop NBC owned channels. Spectrum customers in several markets, including Los Angeles, New York and San Diego, also would lose coverage of their local NBC television stations.

That means more than 1.6 million Spectrum homes in the Los...

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