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Time Warner Cable, Morgan Murphy, Renew Retrans Pact

Deal Involves ABC Affiliate in Washington 12/26/2013 5:23 PM Eastern

Time Warner Cable extended its December carriage renewal streak to three on Thursday, renewing its retransmission consent agreement with Morgan Murphy Media for a station in Spokane, Wash.

It was the third carriage renewal agreement for Time Warner Cable in the past week. On Dec. 22 it agreed to renew its retrans pact with Tribune and on Dec. 24 reached a long-term comprehensive carriage agreement with Viacom.

 “Time Warner Cable has done a great job serving our communities and we are pleased they value our commitment to provide the very best local news, weather, emergency information and the other network programming” said Morgan Murphy Media CEO Elizabeth Murphy Burns in a statement. 

Burns added that Morgan Murphy has recently reached retransmission agreements with several other local cable systems in its four television markets.   “With these agreements and cable partnerships our stations will continue to serve our viewers with the best news and entertainment programming in our markets” said Burns.

Morgan Murphy Media is a family owned and operated company based in Madison, Wis.  The company operates WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, WKBT-TV (CBS) in La Crosse, Wis., KXLY-TV(ABC) in Spokane Wash., KAPP-TV/KVEW-TV(ABC) in Yakima-Kennewick, Wash., plus several radio stations in the Spokane market and the Platteville, WI/Dubuque Iowa market, and is the publisher of Madison Magazine.

 

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