The Washington Post reports:
All Disney-owned content, including ABC and ESPN, went dark on YouTube TV late Friday after a breakdown in distribution negotiations between Disney and Google.
The financial dispute between the media giants over carriage fees has led to the first major blackout for Google-owned YouTube TV, which has more than 3 million subscribers and is one of the nation’s largest Internet pay-TV services.
Disney and Google, whose parent company is Alphabet, were unable to reach a new deal by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time.
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