Expanded Deal Includes Carriage of Turner's Leading Portfolio of Networks in Upcoming DIRECTV NOW Service

ATLANTA/NEW YORK (Sept. 20, 2016) – AT&T and global media company Turner have announced a multi-year, multiplatform agreement for Turner's leading portfolio of networks on AT&T U-verse and the DIRECTV satellite TV platform. The wide-ranging agreement also includes comprehensive TV Everywhere rights, allowing DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse customers to stream Turner's live and on-demand content across a variety of platforms and devices, and offer digital rights for the upcoming DIRECTV NOW and DIRECTV Freeview, AT&T's new streaming services.

"Turner's goal as a consumer-first media company is to make our content available everywhere our audience is, and this expansive deal with AT&T helps deliver on that promise by having our leading portfolio of popular networks and premium programming available on more services and platforms than ever before," said David Levy, president of Turner. "We're pleased to further our relationship with AT&T and look forward to providing our leading and in-demand networks and programming to AT&T as they launch additional consumer offerings to their expansive subscriber base."

"The Turner agreement adds more premium content to our already robust line-up of DIRECTV NOW channels available to customers when it launches this year," said Dan York, chief content officer for AT&T. "We're also pleased to extend our relationship with Turner and provide our customers with access to its content across all AT&T platforms and products."

DIRECTV NOW, launching in the fourth quarter of this year, will offer customers more than 100 channels, including live and on-demand programming from top networks, as well as premium add-on options. AT&T and DIRECTV customers will be able to access and stream the service over a wired or wireless Internet connection using a variety of connected devices without requiring additional hardware, satellites, long-term contracts or credit checks.

Turner is the global content leader across all screens and platforms, with a portfolio that includes worldwide leaders in news and kids programming, powerful drama and comedy brands and premier championship sports. Turner engages the entire range of adult and kid viewers through its more than 15,000 hours of premium original content each year, domestically reaching an average of 80% of adults 18+ and more than 75% of millennials each month. In the third quarter of 2016-to-date, Turner claims three of cable's Top 5 networks in primetime with Adult Swim, TBS and TNT, as well as the #1 news network in primetime for the third consecutive quarter with CNN and the only Top 30 cable entertainment network on track to deliver four consecutive quarters of growth in primetime with truTV. A powerhouse in social media, Turner boasts 626 million followers across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Vine.

About Turner
Turner, a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, sports, animation and young adult multi-platform content for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., HLN, CNN International and, TBS, TNT, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, iStreamPlanet, FilmStruck and ELEAGUE.

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