April 8 Satellite TV provider DirecTV
said on Tuesday that it would resume airing The Weather Channel
from Wednesday, ending a nearly three-month dispute.
The Weather Company, the channel's parent, said on Jan. 14
that the channel would no longer be available on DirecTV,
blaming the company for failing to agree to a market-based
Under the new agreement, the channel agreed to cut reality
programming by half on weekdays, the two companies said.
DirecTV customers will now be able to view instant local
weather and watch the channel's video-programming on multiple
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
(Reporting By Lehar Maan in Bangalore; Editing by Simon