FAYETTEVILLE, Ark (KNWA/KFTA) — KNWA and FOX24 are back for DIRECTV and U-Verse customers in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley.

Nexstar Media Group and DIRECTV have officially reached a comprehensive new multi-year distribution agreement covering 176 Nexstar-owned local television stations, including KNWA and FOX24, as well as the company’s national cable news network, NewsNation.

This follows the return of the television stations and NewsNation to DIRECTV, DIRECTV STREAM and U-verse on the morning of Sept. 17.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Nexstar released a statement on the new deal, saying, “DIRECTV and Nexstar greatly appreciate the patience of their subscribers and viewers during this negotiation.”