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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…

March 4, 2014, 12:08 PM EST

Court Denies Fox Appeal to Rehear Hopper Case Case continues at trial

Dish scored another legal victory against Fox over the Hopper's ability to automatically  skip commercials. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday unanimously turned down Fox's petition to rehear the case…

January 24, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

Dish: CBS Demanded Big Bang's Kaley Cuoco Remove Hopper Tweet Another controversy is used to promote ad skipper

Never missing an opportunity to slam broadcasters in order to promote the Hopper, Dish lashed out Thursday at CBS for demanding that The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco remove from…

February 28, 2013, 9:22 AM EST

DISH Circumvents Fox Refusal to Air Hopper Ads Hopper logo to take over Daytona 500 car

Leave it to Charlie Ergen's DISH Network to figure out a way to hop right over network TV's refusal to air ads for the Hopper. This Sunday, viewers will see the…

February 23, 2013, 11:42 AM EST

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

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

Take That, CBS: Dish Awarded Best of CES Award International CES dumps CNET as awards partner

Fanning the flames of controversy over Dish's Hopper ad-skipping service, the International CES awarded Hopper with Sling the "Best of Show" co-winner, along with Razer Edge. Handing the award to the…

January 31, 2013, 2:33 PM EST

CBS' Hopper Award Knock Could Set Back Media Ownership Rules Used by public interest group as example of problem with proposal

When CBS torpedoed CNET's planned "best of show" award for Dish's Hopper, it may have also blown to bits broadcasters' best chance for looser media ownership rules at the Federal…

January 22, 2013, 8:06 PM 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

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