This kind of stuff "never" happens to D* customers. Important notice for DirecTV subscribers There is a possibility this station could cease being carried by DirecTV at midnight on Dec. 31 if ongoing negotiations fail. This banner is being run by all the Raycom Media stations on there stations. This is on the web sites of all Raycom stations now. Important notice for DirecTV subscribers Raycom Media, this station's parent company, is currently in good faith negotiations with DirecTV to ensure the continued availability of this television station and the popular news and entertainment programs you enjoy on DirecTV. We are hopeful of a positive outcome and will keep you informed on the progress of the negotiations. There is a possibility we could cease being carried by DirecTV on January 1 if these negotiations fail. Here is a link from 1 of the stations telling its side of the story. Important notice for DirecTV subscribers - KCBD, NewsChannel 11 Lubbock | My guess is it's price dispute. This is 1st time to start a thread in the D* forums. But thought you guys should know that all these local stations are now running banners over programming due to the dispute.