Statement from Rebecca Campbell, President and General Manager, WABC-TV:
"We have sent Cablevision a new proposal, and are awaiting their response. If Cablevision is serious about doing right by their customers and returning ABC7 and its programming to them, then they need to act now. The ball is in their court."
ABC7 urges Cablevision customers to call 1-877-990-ABC7 or visit www.saveABC7.com to express their concerns and for information on how to switch service providers or receive ABC7's signal free, over-the-air.
WABC-TV, Channel 7, the most watched local television station in the United States, serves more than 7.4 million television households in 29 counties covering New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. For more than 60 years, ABC7 has consistently been the leader in local news and local and national entertainment programming.