Monthly Archives: July 2012

DIRECTV and Viacom End Standoff

DIRECTV subscribers had MTV, Comedy Central and other Viacom channels restored yesterday as the the satellite company and the media titan agreed on a new seven year deal.  The stalemate in which DIRECTV subscribers were blacked out from Viacom stations

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Plasma TV Deals: Panasonic VIERA 60-Inch 3D TV

The Panasonic VIERA TC-P60ST50 offers a lot of high definition bang for a reasonable amount of buck – offering the picture quality and blacks of a set that would seemingly cost several hundred dollars more.  Combine the strong performance with all

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Dish Network Hop Feature

In June 2012, Dish Network introduced the “hop” feature to its DVRs, allowing viewers the option of skipping commercials entirely, without having to fast forward. The hop feature has come under scrutiny from networks as commercials subsidize the majority of

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