Cbs, Nbc And Fox Head To Court Over Dish Ad-skipping Feature

Ad-Skipping Feature

CBS, NBC and Fox will face Dish in court starting Monday over its commercial-skipping feature AutoHop, which works on TV network programs recorded on DVRs.On July 1, 1941, NBC interrupted its broadcast of a Brooklyn Dodgers baseball game with a message from the Bulova watch company.

Sections:  news   entertainment   
Topics:  autohop   cbs   commercials   dish network   dvr   fox   nbc   tv   
  • TV star is latest to admit depression: Why it mattersTV star is latest to admit depression: Why it matters
    Seven years ago, on the set of the sci-fi show "Supernatural," star Jared Padalecki had an anxiety attack. More
  • Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'
    Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
  • NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season
    Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
  • Lucci, Trebek donate TV objects to Smithsonian
    The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television. More
  • YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month
    With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets,  that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
  • 'Big Bang' star Cuoco caught in the Dish-CBS crossfire
    The lawsuits brought by CBS, Fox (News Corp.), NBC (Comcast ... Read: CBS claims Dish concealed AutoHop ad-skipping technology Read: Editor's take: Dish Hopper with Sling Read: CEA backs Dish in Hopper copyright lawsuit "The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley ...
    02/28/2013 - 8:31 am | View Link
  • Exclusive: CBS forced CNET staff to recast vote after Hopper won 'Best in Show' at CES
    On Friday, news broke that CNET had been forced by ... between the two companies. CBS has been battling the Dish Network in court over the Hopper's ability to skip past commercials automatically (NBC, ABC, and Fox are also taking action).
    01/14/2013 - 3:36 pm | View Link
  • CBS, NBC and Fox head to court over Dish ad-skipping feature
    Satellite TV provider Dish Network's new ad-skipping feature, AutoHop ... then returns to the show a few seconds later. CBS, NBC and Fox have sued, saying the feature violates copyright laws and jeopardizes the financial foundation of the entire television ...
    07/1/2012 - 6:34 pm | View Link
  • CBS, Fox & NBC Go To Court To Battle Against Dish Network’s Ad-Skipping DVR
    CBS, Fox and NBC would say no, which is why they’re fighting Dish Network’s new ad-skipping software, called AutoHop. It allows viewers to completely black out ads on programs saved to their DVRs. Those three networks were scheduled to head to court ...
    07/1/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Fox, NBC, CBS sue Dish Network over ad-skipping DVR service
    LOS ANGELES -- Broadcasters Fox, NBC ... Dish Network Corp. on Thursday over a service that offers commercial-free TV. Dish, the nation's second-largest satellite TV provider, filed a suit of its own seeking a judicial all-clear for its "AutoHop" ad ...
    05/24/2012 - 6:41 am | View Link
  • More
  • Mediagazer
    Note: Because cookies are disabled, reloading this page will clear your settings. Refer to this page to reenable cookies.
    10/7/2015 - 5:06 pm | View Website
  • Practitioner Insights | Westlaw Legal Research | Legal ...
    Westlaw Practitioner Insights keeps you current with legal news and practice area analysis. Available at Legal Solutions from Thomson Reuters.
    10/7/2015 - 2:00 pm | View Website
  • 2014 in American television
    The following is a list of events affecting American television in 2014. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, and cancellations; channel launches ...
    10/7/2015 - 2:00 pm | View Website
  • Television News, Reviews and TV Show Recaps
    Get breaking TV news, this week's recaps, casting updates and exclusive video clips, and share your own opinions about your favorite TV shows and stars.
    10/6/2015 - 11:12 pm | View Website
  • North American Broadcasters Association (NABA)
    James Murdoch Becomes CEO of 21st Century Fox on July 1 Following last week's news of executive changes at 21st Century Fox, first reported by CNBC, the company is ...
    10/5/2015 - 5:08 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Entertainment News