At 11:50pmET last night, Dish network viewers lost Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network after negotiations on a new carriage agreement failed. Fox says DISH dropped the channel “prematurely.” Dish says “21st Century Fox blockedShow More Summary
Stop us if you've heard this one before: Dish Network is without a couple of channels tonight because it couldn't reach a deal with major media company. After Turner and CBS, this time it's Fox. The dispute between the two is only affecting the Fox N...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp and Comcast Corp's SportsNet have reached a deal allowing the cable giant's regional sports networks to remain on-air for DISH subscribers, DISH said on Saturday. The two...Show More Summary
DISH Network bent over backward to get CBS stations back on the air. Was it worth the trouble?
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) have recently formed an alliance which seems to have transformed the conventional roles of TV service providers and the online content companies. Earlier this relationship was that of animosity as each one perceived the other as a rival in this space. Not anymore. In a deal that […]
Love Netflix but suffer from unreliable Wi-Fi? You’re probably SOL. Netflix has said offline playback is “never going to happen,” leaving services like iTunes and Google Play to meet your no-stream needs. Meanwhile, Netflix is branching out in other ways. Show More Summary
A mere three years after Dish rescued Blockbuster from bankruptcy, totally dismantled its stores, and began rehabbing the once-mighty home video titan as a streaming “Netflix-killer,” the satellite provider has figured out a better business strategy: submitting to the inevitable. Show More Summary
Netflix has struck its first deal with a major U.S. pay-TV company, bringing its content to Dish Network's set-top box Starting Wednesday, Dish subscribers that have the newest version of the company's digital video recorder — called...Show More Summary
Here's the latest headache for pay TV's PR and marketing execs: Sling Media (part of Charlie Ergen's empire at Dish Network and EchoStar) just launched an ad and social media campaign that ridicules TV Everywhere — the cable and satellite initiatives that stream programming to subscribers. Show More Summary
Nexstar Broadcasting has given DISH Network until Midnight on Wednesday, December 10, to agree to terms for the right to broadcast what the station group calls its “highly rated programming.” This is DISH’s third extension in the two...Show More Summary
Maybe the most interesting facet of CBS's deal with Dish Network, finally reached on Saturday morning after CBS was blacked out on the company's systems Friday evening, is its exemption from AutoHop. You can't skip ads anymore on The Big Bang Theory, folks. Show More Summary
Yes, after a brief blackout over the weekend, Dish Network and CBS reached a deal that will stop all the nasty back-and-forth talk between the two… at least until the next time. But as part of this arrangement, Dish subscribers who enjoy their ad-skipping AutoHop DVR service will find it significantly less useful. The AutoHop feature records primetime broadcast network … [More]
A new website, Stop Mega Comcast, seeks to stop the Comcast-Time Warner merger. If they succeed, what does it mean for Net Neutrality?
Moving into the Christmas holiday season, it was a bit of an unusual Friday in primetime with championship college football on Fox and the new A Very Grammy Christmas (0.8/3) on CBS - even with the latter dark for DISH Network subscribers...Show More Summary
CBS and Dish Network have ended a contract dispute that led to a programming blackout in 18 local markets, including New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago. CBS had blocked Dish from carrying the local channels of CBS-owned TV stations for 12 hours yesterday because of the dispute. In a...
CBS Corp and Dish Network Corp reached a multi-year agreement that will continue delivering programming to Dish's 14 million subscribers.
Afteronly12hoursawayfromeachother,DishNetwork andCBS haveworkedouttheirdifferences andsignedanewbroadcastingdeal.Moreimportantly,thedealmanagedtoputtobedanylegalramificationsstemmingfromDish’sadskippingDVRservice.FromTheHollywoodRepShow More Summary
That was fast. Just half a day after CBS yanked its programming from Dish Network in some large cities, the two companies have reached a deal that puts those channels back in action. They're not revealing the financial side of things, but it's appare...
It took a blackout and a 12-hour one at that to bring CBS back to Dish Network’s lineup. Just shortly after 7 p.m. ET on Friday, CBS pulled its signal from Dish after three temporary extensions. One of the main sticking points was Dish’s AutoHop feature which allowed viewers to skip over a network’s ads. Show More Summary
Dish will disable ad-skipping of recorded shows on CBS-owned stations for 7 days after the programs air