>Lakers Sign TV Deal With Time Warner

14 Feb


The Lakers have reportedly inked a new 20-year deal with Time Warner Cable, acquiring rights to distribute local broadcasts. The deal will send the Lakers to a new sports network in time for the 2012-2013 NBA season. {Lakers Nation}

Here’s the news: {John Ourand}

Shocker: Time Warner Cable and the Los Angeles Lakers Sign Long-Term Agreement for Lakers Games, Beginning With 2012-2013 Season {Link}

Time Warner Cable will launch 2 RSNs in HD, including the first Spanish-language RSN in the States. The deal with the Lakers is for 20 years {Link}

Terms of the deal not disclosed. The new Lakers RSN will be available in the Lakers’ territory, all of SoCal, Nevada and Hawaii. {Link}

 Well this sucks for those who don’t have Tim Warner. No word yet on if the other service providers will receive these channels.


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