Dish Network Doubling Down on Auto Hop

Boxing-themed presser features Beck, Eliot Spitzer

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If you were wondering whether or not Dish Network is considering backing away from its Auto Hop feature in the wake of programmer outrage and litigation, wonder no more: no.

An oversized inflatable kangaroo greeted press on their way into the conference, where Dish president and CEO Joe Clayton had some strong words for Les Moonves, who'd publicly taken him to task for the Auto Hop feature yesterday: "Let me say this to Mr. Moonves and the broadcasters: They would be well advised to tune in to the consumer," Clayton said.



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