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We Can Work It Out: DISH Network Not Spoiling to Fight Disney As lawsuits pile up, carriage deal with ABC, ESPN set to expire

While the expiration of their carriage deal with ABC and ESPN is looming on the horizon, DISH Network executives said they aren’t spoiling for a fight with Walt Disney Co. Speaking…

February 21, 2013, 2:38 PM EST

Facebook Eying Movies, Books, TV as Next Dominant Social Content Discussing plans with Dish Network, Comcast

Outside of photos and status updates, Facebook's original shareable content was game activity. So-and-so just planted a new crop, etc. Next Facebook rolled out the Like button, and news articles…

February 12, 2013, 4:53 PM EST

Will ABC and Univision’s Cable News Channel Sell? Alphabet net to manage Fusion ad inventory in the near term

If you’re looking to buy time on Fusion, ABC and Univision’s new joint venture English-language news and lifestyle channel, you’ll need to look up ABC’s president of sales and marketing,…

February 12, 2013, 3:25 PM EST

Dish's Bostonians Celebrate Tiny Beer, Recliners and the Death of the TV Spot Latest ads for the Hopper

The Boston Guys return and local accents abound in Dish's cute campaign for its Hopper DVR with Sling, which lets users skip commercial blocks. That functionality has caused some controversy,…

February 12, 2013, 9:15 AM EST

Al Jazeera's Fledgling Sports Net Refines Its Ground Game BeIN taps TBWA\Chiat\Day to forge a brand identity

In its bid to become a bona fide player in the U.S., the fledgling network beIN Sport has a lot going for it: deep pockets (thanks to the backing of…

February 5, 2013, 12:44 AM EST

Senior CNET Writer Quits Over Dish Controversy Greg Sandoval leaves after CBS demands website drop Dish feature from awards

CNET editor Greg Sandoval told Twitter earlier today that he's quitting the venerable tech news site over parent company CBS's apparent demand that the publication drop Dish Network's ad-skipping Hopper…

January 14, 2013, 12:17 PM EST

Dish Network Slams Courtroom Foe CBS for CNET Awards Snub MSO angry ad-canceling service was 'disqualified' from 'Best of CES' article

Dish Network, which gave its ad-skipping Hopper software an upgrade this year—the edition promoed at CES includes Slingbox technology, so viewers can watch Dish through any connected device, anywhere, skipping…

January 11, 2013, 7:06 AM EST

Crashing Steve Ballmer, Paper-Thin Tablets, Clear TVs: It's CES A report from Day One of the tech extravaganza

My first official experience of CES was technology not working properly. The cab driver tried to unlock the door six times before he finally let me into his sedan to…

January 8, 2013, 1:40 PM EST

Walking Dead on Track to Beat Every Single Fall Show on Broadcast Now imagine if it had 14 million Dish subscribers during Breaking Bad

Last night's (yawn) record-breaking broadcast of The Walking Dead tallied 10.5 million viewers during its 9 p.m. premiere, with an aggregate of 15.2 million viewers including the debut and midnight…

December 3, 2012, 5:48 PM EST

Will AMC Profits Come Back Up After Its Spat With Dish? Newly resolved dispute dings cable network's margins

After more or less telling investors to batten down the hatches last quarter, AMC Networks has come back with the news it expected: Earnings were down last quarter due to…

November 9, 2012, 6:01 PM EST