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Cablevision Signs Deal With NFL Network

FILE - Cablevision Headquarters in Bethpage, N.Y.,is seen in a file photo from Aug. 8, 2005. Three Fox channels have gone dark for some 3 million Cablevision subscribers Saturday morning Oct. 16, 2010 after talks broke down amid a programming dispute. The blackout affects Fox 5 and My9 in New York and Fox29 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Ed Betz, File)

FILE – Cablevision Headquarters in Bethpage, N.Y.,is seen in a file photo from Aug. 8, 2005. Three Fox channels have gone dark for some 3 million Cablevision subscribers Saturday morning Oct. 16, 2010 after talks broke down amid a programming dispute. The blackout affects Fox 5 and My9 in New York and Fox29 in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Ed Betz, File)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Cablevision customers will be getting some more football.

The NFL Network and Cablevision announced a deal Thursday to bring the network to that cable system starting Friday. The network, which carries a series of Thursday night games, has carriage deals with eight of the nine largest cable or satellite companies with the exception of Time Warner.

For customers that are subscribed to iO Preferred, iO Silver, iO Gold or the iO Sports & Entertainment Pak, you can find the NFL Network on channel 150 in both standard-definition and HD.

Cablevision customers will also be able to purchase separately NFL RedZone, a Sunday afternoon channel that provides quick highlights of scoring plays around the league. The NFL RedZone will be available on channel 151 in both standard and high-definition.

Cablevision’s customer base is in the New York City area.

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