CBS, Time Warner Agree To Air NYC Mayoral Debates

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 6:28 PM ET) -- Time Warner Cable Inc. and CBS Corp. agreed Wednesday to a temporary truce in their war over television retransmission fees, pausing a three-week standoff to allow New York City mayoral debates to air.

First announced by election officials, the deal will allow NYC affiliate WCBS-TV to temporarily return to Time Warner subscribers during Thursday night's hour-long debate at 7 p.m. — the first time those customers have seen CBS since the station went dark on Aug. 2.

The stations have also agreed to air several follow-up...
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