Mid-day Update

Dish Network clashes with TV execs

Jeremy Hobson and David Brancaccio May 17, 2012

It is, once again, the time of the year when TV executives are planning their fall lineup — by figuring out who is going to pay for all those ads.

But the best laid advertising plans could be thwarted by a new service from Dish Network — the satellite TV operator — that lets users skip commercials all together.

And it turns out, now Dish Network is running into some advertising problems of its own.

Here to talk with us in today’s Mid-day Extra is Joe Flint of the L.A. Times


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