Originally posted on Variety:
The distribution deal between CBS and Time Warner Cable expired at midnight Eastern on Sunday, and reps for the two sides said negotiations covering the Eye’s owned-and-operated broadcast stations and cable networks continued past the deadline.
No blackouts of CBS-owned networks have been reported on Time Warner Cable systems. During distribution standoffs, media companies sometimes have demanded that pay TV operators cease carriage of their networks in an attempt to gain leverage.
The companies temporarily extended the contract for a short period while they hash out new terms, but they didn’t disclose the length of the extension.