Over the past week and a couple of days, certain subscribers on Dish and Sling have not been able to watch programs (and games) on FOX and its cable channels in 17 markets and 23 states.

FOX was looking to reach a deal with Dish (which owns Sling), and did just that. The news was announced Sunday morning:

This, of course, is good news. Those unlucky enough to have this hiatus affect them missed out on two weekends worth of college football.

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From a Big Ten college football perspective, Week 7 is slated to take place on Saturday, Oct. 12. Nebraska-Minnesota, as it stands, is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff. It is not yet known as to whether the game will air on FS1 or BTN.