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If You Have This TV Provider, Prepare to Lose 14 Major Channels Next Week

Best Life Logo By Zachary Mack of Best Life | Slide 2 of 5: On Sept. 26, NBCUniversal announced that YouTube TV users could see 14 of its major channels go dark on the streaming provider as early as next week due to a brewing dispute between the two companies, according to a statement released to Deadline. NBCU's existing deal with the streaming provider is set to expire on Sept. 30, Variety reports.As part of the announcement, NBCU launched a new website that outlines the sudden changes that would take place if the two companies failed to reach an agreement. It specifies that YouTube TV subscribers would likely lose NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, Golf Channel, MSNBC, Oxygen, Syfy, Telemundo, the Olympic Channel, Universal Kids, Universo, and USA Network in the coming days.Sports fans who subscribe to the streaming service also stand to lose major channels, with NBC Sports regional networks such as NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Philadelphia, SNY, and NBC Sports Washington potentially going dark, as well. The timing of the dispute could seriously affect viewers, with the network pointing out that September marks "the beginning of the NFL football season."

YouTube TV announced it could lose 14 channels from NBCUniversal by Sept. 30.

On Sept. 26, NBCUniversal announced that YouTube TV users could see 14 of its major channels go dark on the streaming provider as early as next week due to a brewing dispute between the two companies, according to a statement released to Deadline. NBCU's existing deal with the streaming provider is set to expire on Sept. 30, Variety reports.

As part of the announcement, NBCU launched a new website that outlines the sudden changes that would take place if the two companies failed to reach an agreement. It specifies that YouTube TV subscribers would likely lose NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, Golf Channel, MSNBC, Oxygen, Syfy, Telemundo, the Olympic Channel, Universal Kids, Universo, and USA Network in the coming days.

Sports fans who subscribe to the streaming service also stand to lose major channels, with NBC Sports regional networks such as NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Philadelphia, SNY, and NBC Sports Washington potentially going dark, as well. The timing of the dispute could seriously affect viewers, with the network pointing out that September marks "the beginning of the NFL football season."

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