Friday, June 18, 2021

DISH CLASHES WITH NETWORKS OVER AD-SKIPPING DVR

May 17, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Satellite-TV operator DISH appears unfazed by angry comments from TV network executives about its plans to roll out a new DVR, dubbed the Hopper, from Echostar that allows users to skip commercials automatically. DISH CEO Joe Clayton has told the New York Post that the company plans to triple its marketing budget for TV, radio, […]

CNBC’S RATINGS SOAR ON TURBULENT RATINGS FOR NETS

August 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Like the Weather Channel during a storm, CNBC, the financial news channel, has seen a surge in viewers during the turbulent ups and downs of the market in recent weeks. The New York Times observed on Sunday that during the first two weeks August, CNBC’s audience averaged 378,000, during the market hours of 9:30 a.m. […]