Fox blackout could affect viewers of NLCS game one in NY and Philadelphia
The standoff could cause the subscribers, mostly in the New York area but also in Philadelphia, to lose
- access to Game 1 of baseball's National League championship series.
The blackout began after the programming deal between Cablevision and Fox expired just after midnight Friday. Such deals spell out how much a cable TV system pays the broadcaster to carry its signals over the cable lineup.
- The blackout affects Fox 5 and My9 in New York and Fox29 in Philadelphia.
Earlier this year, Cablevision customers experienced brief blackouts of ABC's broadcast signal and missed the first 15 minutes of the Oscars."
- AP, from Houston Chronicle, "Fox channels go dark for 3 million Cablevision customers"