Big Easy Gets Dish Locals


EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network said Thursday that it will offer local channels via satellite in the New Orleans area.

Big Easy-area Dish customers in 14 parishes can now receive ABC channel 26 (WGNO), CBS channel 4 (WWL), Fox channel 8 (WVUE), NBC channel 6 (WDSU), independent channel 20 (WHNO), PBS channel 12 (WYES), UPN channel 54 (WUPL) and The WB Television Network channel 38 (WNOL).

Dish now offers local channels in 145 cities and their metro areas, in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.