DirecTV, Lifetime Dispute Heads to Court

Moss, Linda
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/21/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p6
The article reports that a scheduling conference has been set on August 28, 2006 for U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, California in breach-of-contract suit of DirecTV Inc. against Lifetime Television. Millions of dollars in license fees from Lifetime has been withheld by the giant satellite provider as a result of the dispute, which centers around a marketing program intended to switch subscribers from Dish Network of EchoStar Communications Inc. to DirecTV. U.S. INSET: DIRECTV'S $12 MILLION CALCULATION.


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