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Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) and CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) today announced the renewal of their content carriage agreements covering retransmission consent for CBS Owned Stations as well as continued carriage of Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network and Smithsonian Channel on Charter's cable television platform.

The agreement also includes new online and on-demand availability of programming from CBS and SHOWTIME. Plans are underway to make primetime shows from CBS available on-demand to customers across all Charter markets in the coming months. The launch of the authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®, providing Charter's SHOWTIME subscribers with unlimited access to acclaimed original series, hit movies, sports, documentaries, specials and much more via computers, iPad®, iPhone® and Android™ devices, will be coming soon as well.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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