The Storm Is Over Now: DirecTV & Viacom Reach Agreement, Restore Channels
After a week long standoff
, satellite TV provider DirecTV & Viacom have reached an agreement
on the dispute that left 20 million DirecTV subscribers without any of Viacom's 17 channels. The new carriage agreement will restore access to Viacom channels such as BET, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Spike and others to DirecTV customers immediately.