Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
Disney along with ABC Television Group has inked a deal to bring in 160 stations including those owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, The E.W. Scripps Company, Hearst Television and TEGNA Media, for its OTT Clearinghouse initiative.
The majority of stations have now opted into one or more new internet-delivered programming services from DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation Vue, YouTube TV and/or CenturyLink. ABC’s overall TV Everywhere and OTT footprint is significantly expanded with programming now live (or poised to go live) on the ABC app, MVPDs and OTT access points in 90 percent of U.S. TV households.