Lifetime, Dish Back to Talking

Moss, Linda
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/23/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p3
The article reports on the resumption of negotiations between EchoStar Communications Corp. and Lifetime Entertainment Services to restore the latter's television network for women to the Dish Network satellite-television service in January 2006. Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) was replaced by Oxygen cable network. Dish decided to cancel Lifetime and LMN in a dispute over an increase in the license fee EchoStar would pay for carrying the two networks. An executive emphasizes the significance of the Lifetime networks to women viewers.


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