FOX News Channel (FNC) has renewed a multi-year agreement with
Cablevision Systems Corp, announced Tim Carry, senior vice president of
affiliate relations for FNC. The new deal, part of the broader
programming agreement reached by Cablevision and News Corp last October,
will secure the network's distribution across Cablevision's subscriber
footprint throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
In making the announcement, Carry said, ?We are pleased to have worked
with Cablevision to reach a fair agreement that allows us to continue
our partnership providing FOX News Channel programming to Cablevision
The renewal will solidify FNC's reach in more than three million homes
through the cable provider's Optimum-branded communications system. The
service extends to the surrounding New York City metropolitan area
including Long Island, Westchester, Fairfield and Bergen counties.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour general news service covering
breaking news as well as political, business and entertainment news. For
more than 100 consecutive months, FNC has been the most-watched cable
news channel in the country. Owned by News Corp, FNC is available in
more than 90 million homes.
Irena Briganti, 212-301-3608