Dish Network Could Drop CNN As Costs Climb
Television networks are facing cuts to long-running content as programming costs continue to climb.By Evan Thomas | November 5, 2014
Would you miss CNN if it dropped off the air? Dish Network subscribers might not get a choice.
The Los Angeles Times quotes Dish chairman Charlie Ergen, who says networks have to be more selective because of rising programming costs.
He’s warned Dish is ready to drop CNN — because despite its occasionally exhaustive coverage, CNN doesn’t have the merits it used to.