TURNER BROADCASTING RESPONDS TO DISPUTE WITH DISH NETWORK
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Despite our best efforts, we were unable to reach an agreement with Dish Network, and they have unilaterally decided to pull CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, TCM, HLN, CNN en Espanol and Boomerang off the air upon the expiration of our current deal. Turner has worked diligently for months to come to a fair agreement including multiple extensions and compromises, and it’s unfortunate that Dish is once again operating in a disruptive manner that takes away networks and programming from their customers. We are hopeful our counterparts will return to the negotiating table, and we’ll get a deal completed.
Sal Petruzzi, Turner Broadcasting, 212-275-6897, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachelle Savoia, Turner Broadcasting, 404-878-2293, email@example.com