MILWAUKEE, WI (WTAQ) - Cable viewers in southeast Wisconsin could not find “Good Morning America” on their Milwaukee ABC channel FRiday. WISN-TV disappeared from Time Warner’s line-up because of a fee dispute between the cable company and the station’s owner, Hearst Communications. Hearst has 29 stations around the country, and most were pulled off Time Warner systems around the country earlier this week. But WISN was given reprieve, because the neighboring Charter cable system received the station’s signal from Time Warner. But Charter said it made other arrangements, so the WISN pulled the plug from Time Warner at midnight last night. The station said it would be temporary. Time Warner objected to what it called a 300-percent fee increase to keep carrying Hearst’s local TV stations. But WISN said the increase was not that high. They called the increase “reasonable” and quote, “consistent with the increased costs we have to pay for our highly-valued programs.”
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