Time Warner customers the major markets of New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas are now unable to view programming from CBS. The cable giant pulled the plug after negotiations between the two companies regarding rebroadcasting fees came to a impasse. Each side blaming the other for the breakdown.
In addition to the CBS network it's cable networks Showtime, The Movie Channel, Smithsonian, and FLEX are also dark. The CW which is jointly owned by CBS and Time Warner is not affected by the dispute.