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DirecTV Now Adds CBS, The CW in Select Markets

Also selling Showtime for additional $8 per month 9/18/2017 3:05 PM Eastern Last updated at 9/18/2017 3:08 PM

On the heels of a deal with CBS Corp. that was announced last month, DirecTV Now, AT&T’s OTT TV service, said it has added live locals from CBS and The CW in several markets, and is now selling Showtime for an additional $8 per month.

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By market, here’s how that local distribution is lining up on DirecTV Now: Baltimore, Md. (CBS); Boston (CBS); Chicago (CBS); Dallas/Ft. Worth (CBS); Denver (CBS); Detroit (CBS, The CW); Los Angeles (CBS); Miami/Ft. Lauderdale (CBS); Minneapolis/St. Paul (CBS); New York (CBS); Philadelphia (CBS, The CW); San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose (CBS, The CW); and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla. (The CW).

DirecTV Now said it currently offers 155 local channels on the OTT service.

Also tied to the CBS deal, DirecTV Now said it will soon offer CBS Sports Network on its “Go Big” package and Pop to customers on its “Just Right” tier of service.

Next month, DirecTV Now will add VOD fare from CBS and The CW, AT&T said.

Additionally, DirecTV Now subs with Showtime subscriptions will gain access to Showtime Anytime, the premium programmer’s TV Everywhere service, via apps and the web.

DirecTV Now, launched last November, has more than 500,000 subscribers.

DirecTV Now said it currently offers 155 local channels on the OTT service.

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