CABLEVISION AND NBCUNIVERSAL SIGN CONTENT AFFILIATION AGREEMENT

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NBCUNIVERSAL AND CABLEVISION SIGN COMPREHENSIVE CONTENT AFFILIATION
AGREEMENT  
Multi-YearAgreement Covers Retransmission Consent for NBC and Telemundo
Owned Stations and Provides Top Sports, News and Entertainment to
Cablevision Customers Across Multiple Platforms In and Out of Home  
BETHPAGE, NY and NEW YORK, NY – November 5, 2012 – NBCUniversal and
Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced an extensive
affiliation agreement to continue to offer NBCUniversal’s strong
portfolio of top-rated sports, news and entertainment broadcast and
cable content to Cablevision TV customers.   
The long-term agreement includes expansive rights to on-demand content
from NBCUniversal’s cable and broadcast network portfolio, and access to
live channels across multiple platforms, both in and out of the home.    
In addition, the comprehensive agreement covers retransmission consent
for NBC and Telemundo owned stations and continued carriage of
NBCUniversal’s top rated cable networks including USA, Bravo Media,
cloo, Chiller, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, mun2, NBC Sports Network, Oxygen
Media, Style Media, Syfy, Telemundo Media and The Golf Channel as well
as Comcast Sports Network Philadelphia.  
“Cablevision has always been a terrific partner to NBCUniversal and I’m
thrilled they continue to recognize the worth of our top quality
broadcast and cable networks and the value a multi-platform offering
brings to their customers,” said Matt Bond, Executive Vice President,
Content Distribution, NBCUniversal.  "Thisbroad agreement validates how
content providers and distributors can come together and develop
mutually beneficial deals of this magnitude.”  
“This agreement ensures our customers will continue to enjoy many of
the great networks and brands of cable television for years to come,
including NBC, USA, CNBC and Bravo,” said Tom Montemagno, Cablevision’s
senior vice president of programming acquisition.  “It also, for the
first time, allows us to deliver this programming to our customers
outside the home, and we look forward offering a variety of these new
NBCUniversal services starting early next year.”  
About Cablevision 
Cablevision Systems Corporation is one of the nation’s leading media
and telecommunications companies. In addition to delivering its Optimum
branded cable, Internet, and voice offerings throughout the New York
area, the company owns and operates cable systems serving homes in four
Western states. Cablevision’s local media properties include News 12
Networks, MSG Varsity and Newsday Media Group. Cablevision also owns and
operates Clearview Cinemas.  Additional information about Cablevision is
available on the Web at www.cablevision.com.  
About NBCUniversal Content Distribution
Content Distribution is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s
leading media and entertainment companies in the development,
production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a
global audience. Content Distribution drives the North American
distribution of NBCUniversal’s multi-billion dollar television and film
content portfolio to all multichannel video programming distributors
(MVPDs), the Internet, wireless devices and emerging platforms. A key
revenue-generator, the division oversees the distribution of the
Olympics on cable and retransmission consent for NBC and Telemundo owned
stations and leads the content strategy and development for offerings
that include video-on-demand (VOD), electronic-sell-through (EST),
interactive television, and wireless products and services (WAP, SMS).  
Contacts:  
Cablevision: 
Jim Maiella 
jmaiella@cablevision.com ( mailto:maiella@cablevision.com ) 
516-803-3947 
NBCUniversal: 
Christine Reisner 
Christine.Reisner@nbcuni.com 
201-735-3637  
(rml) NY