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Topic: DISH Network

Former DISH Executive Takes the Reins at The Weather Channel

Tasked with overseeing a new, 'fully integrated' TV group

The Weather Company is shaking up its management ranks and bringing in former DISH Network executive Dave Shull to operate a "newly formed, fully integrated division" called The Weather Channel…

The Future May Belong to Web and Mobile Video, but TV Will Survive

What’s replacing television is, in fact, television

Television is dead! Long live television! This, the ancient cry of royal succession, is entirely appropriate to herald what's happening right now—literally before our eyes—to the medium of television. TV has…

Dish Parries With Fox on Programming Fees

This makes three disputes in the last month alone

21st Century Fox has become the latest broadcaster to have its programming pulled from the Dish Network lineup, following similar disputes by Turner Broadcasting and CBS Corp., which led to…

Will Dish's AutoHop Die by Inches After the CBS Deal?

Network gets to abstain from ad-skipping software

Maybe the most interesting facet of CBS' deal with Dish Network, finally reached on Saturday morning after CBS was blacked out on the company's systems Friday evening, is its exemption…

Are DirecTV Customers Going to Lose AMC in the Middle of The Walking Dead?

Show rates higher than football

Ah, November: The Christmas decorations are going up, flights home are getting expensive, and networks are going to war with cable providers. It's always an uphill battle with satellite and…

Here's Why Brands Are Speaking Spanish in General Market Ads

Dish, ESPN, Hyundai, others mainstream their Hispanic marketing

Sure, it's not a coincidence that brands like Hyundai, ESPN, Corona and Dish Network have run general market TV ads in both English and Spanish during the World Cup, but…

Dish Takes Over YouTube With Spanish-Speaking World Cup Ad

100 million impressions in two days

Dish signed up for 100 million impressions with a far-reaching YouTube video campaign. The TV provider bought the top spot on YouTube over two days—the masthead on desktop and mobile—showing…

New Software Disrupts Old Way Of Buying TV Ad Time

Cox, Google, ad tech players embrace programmatic

A new advertising platform is set to inject automation into the buying of television commercials, thereby replacing the mechanics of an industry that still sells ads the old-fashioned way. Software company…

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins Is Helping Digital Video Get the Respect It Wants

And the hits his company needs

At the moment, Mike Hopkins has the two hardest jobs in online video. The first is as CEO of Hulu (its third in a year and a half), where he’s…

Dish-Disney Carriage Deal Disables the Hopper

Many concessions in long-term distribution pact

Six months after the expiration of their joint carriage deal, the Walt Disney Co. and Dish Network have agreed to a long-term pact that will not only keep ABC, ESPN…

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