Stories tagged: Dish Network
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017
Cord-cutters dropping cable force networks to make hard choices
At the end of 2016, a big question hangs over the TV industry: What if Jeff Bewkes is right? One of the best-positioned media giants, Bewkes’ Time Warner sold to …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Dish Network relegates ESPN to an add-on
Dish Network is offering a new “skinny” bundle of about 50 cable channels that doesn’t include ESPN and some other sports channels, giving people who don’t care about sports a …
Thu., May 14, 2015
Brothers in arms … and camera lenses
A couple of local brothers have turned their love of the outdoors into a potential career by capturing their escapades on camera. Jon and Jake Hodge grew up in northwest …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015, 4:23 p.m.
Dish, Fox come to agreement, restoring programming
Dish Network and Fox patched up their differences, bringing Fox News and Fox Business back to Dish subscribers.
Tue., Dec. 23, 2014, 12:33 p.m.
Fox News blacked out on Dish
Fox News and Fox Business Channel remain blacked out for Dish network subscribers as the two companies continue contract negotiations.
Wed., Jan. 22, 2014
Power outage cuts into Seahawks broadcast in Spokane area
Football fans can blame an ice-covered tree for knocking the NFC Championship game off the air for several minutes Sunday just as the Seattle Seahawks were rallying for the win. …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2013, 9:18 p.m.
DISH, broadcaster reach deal in time for Seahawks game
Northwest Broadcasting Inc. and DISH Network have reached an agreement for retransmission of the programming from its four Fox stations, including in Spokane and Yakima, a news release from DISH …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2013
TV dispute drives fans to bars
Spokane football fans desperate to see Seattle Seahawks playoff games that aren’t available to them on their home TV sets are filling up chairs at local watering holes. Last weekend, …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013
Dish, Fox still at odds with playoffs here
Just in time for the National Football League playoffs, Bill Newsome found a new television set under the Christmas tree. “It’s a big one too, just beautiful,” Newsome said.
Sun., March 18, 2012, 2:43 p.m.
KXLY resumes broadcasts on DISH Network following one-day blackout
Viewers on the DISH Network lost KXLY and KVEW programs for much of Saturday .
Tue., Feb. 8, 2011
DirecTV offers refunds for viewers rejoining the service
Customers of DirecTV who paid hundreds of dollars to terminate their contracts are being given full refunds if they rejoin, the company announced recently. The action follows a recent ceasefire …