Cable TV and broadcasting companies have agreed to extend various contracts that expired at the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Cable TV and broadcasting companies have agreed to extend various contracts that expired at the year-end, with Viacom (VIA) keeping its channels on Cablevision (CVC) and Disney (DIS) signing a carriage deal with Charter (CHTR). Time Warner Cable (TWC) is temporarily keeping channels it threatened to drop, including AMC Networks' (AMCX) IFC and WE tv. TWC is also retaining Crown's (CRWN) Hallmark.