Univision Extends U-Verse Access Through FridayUnivision says the two will continue to try and reach accord 3/10/2016 8:15 PM Eastern Last updated at 3/10/2016 8:38 PM
Univision has agreed to extend U-Verse access to the Univision network and TV stations through 1 a.m. Saturday, essentially another 26 hours, as the two sides continue to try to hammer out a new contract.
Univision allowed AT&T's U-Verse to air the Democratic Debate from Miami Wednesday night (March 9), then agreed to extend that another 24 hours beyond the two-hour debate.
"Univision Communications Inc. and AT&T agreed today to extend the access of the Univision network and stations brought back for Wednesday night’s debate until 1 a.m. ET Saturday," Univision and AT&T said in a joint statement. "Univision’s other networks will continue to be unavailable," the statement added.
AT&T had asked that Univision extend the same carriage to Univision's other networks--UniMás, Galavisión, Univision Deportes.
"The two companies will continue to work to reach agreement on a new contract," they said.
Both Univision and AT&T ramped down the rhetoric Monday (March 7) in their ongoing carriage fight.