DISH Network and Tribune Media reach long-term agreement

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MILWAUKEE — FOX6 is pleased to announced a broadcasting carriage and retransmission agreement has been reached between our parent company, Tribune Broadcasting and DISH Network.

The agreement covers 52 local television stations in 33 markets, including FOX6.

The agreement restores DISH carriage and FOX6 and Tribune’s cable network, WGN America.

The companies issued the following joint statement:

“We want to thank our viewers and customers for their patience and support as we worked through this lengthy process. We’re pleased to move forward and again be able to provide the content of Tribune’s local stations and WGN America for years to come.”

FOX6 wants to thank viewers for their patience and support as this deal was worked out.

Tribune’s local stations are expected to be available to DISH customers later today. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.


  • guest73

    Don’t strain your arms, patting yourselves on the back. What a crock! “The terms of the agreement were not disclosed” – as if we weren’t going to get an increase anyway. Dish and the local channels play this game every year or two. This year it was channel 6. Next year it’ll be channel 4. I’ve already moved elsewhere for my local news, no need for fox6 anymore.

  • Watch for free with an antenna

    Wonder how much bills will be raised this time.

    These outages combined with the bill increases are probably the number one reason my generation doesn’t pay for traditional TV anymore. You guys are staying yourselves over.

  • Todd

    You guys are just like the government. Can’t anyone reach an agreement without shutting things down? You did a disservice to your customers and even worse, your advertisers. I did miss your local news and the people who provide the local programming. Guess what though? I found other local programming that I now enjoy. Your loss.

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