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updated: 9/2/2013 4:48 PM

CBS, Time Warner reach content agreement

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NEW YORK -- CBS and Time Warner Cable have ended their payment dispute and expect programming to resume in millions of homes by 5 p.m. CST on Monday.

The agreement ends a monthlong blackout of CBS and CBS-owned channels including Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, the Smithsonian channel that affected three million homes in Dallas, Los Angeles and New York and began Aug. 2.

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Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The agreement includes retransmission fees that the cable operator pays to CBS per subscriber, which had been a sticking point.

Added pressure was on the two companies to reach an agreement since the start of football season, plus the U.S Open tennis tournament, are slated for next weekend.

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