Coming July 20: TV’s New Retrans Consent Provisions


On May 13, the FCC moved forward with issuing a report and order that revises the section of its rules governing the “good faith” negotiation of retransmission consent, following through with an action made possible in late 2019 by Congress.

Now, the new retrans consent provisions as written in the Television Viewer Protection Act of 2019 (TVPA) are set to take effect.

Here’s what will transpire on July 20.

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