DirecTV Adds Local Pax TV

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Paxson Communications Corp. announced Monday that it has won carriage on
DirecTV Inc. for local Pax TV stations in 37 markets.

The stations are protected under must-carry rules. The direct-broadcast
satellite provider already carries a national Pax TV feed.

'Our local advertisers are now able to reach the high-end DirecTV customer,'
Paxson president Jeff Sagansky said in a press release. 'This will also allow
DirecTV viewers access to Pax's strong local programming.'

The markets involved include top cities such as New York, Los Angeles and
Chicago.

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