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CBS and Dish Network agree to contract extension
CBS and Dish Network agree to contract extension

Dish Network subscribers have another reason to give thanks: There will be no CBS station blackout over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Late Tuesday, CBS Corp. and Dish Network agreed to once again extend the deadline for their contract negotiations, guaranteeing that football fans will be able watch the Chicago Bears-Detroit Lions game on CBS on Thanksgiving. The deal marks the second contract extension granted by CBS during the last six days. Until late last week, there were threats of a blackout of CBS stations in 14 markets, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and Detroit. "A short-term extension into next week has been granted while negotiations...

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