Ads for HD Can Be In DirecTV's Future

Spangler, Todd
April 2007
Multichannel News;4/23/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p7
The article reports that a U.S. federal judge has denied Time Warner Cable's request to impose an injunction barring DirecTV from running its "Back to the Future" advertisements. The disputed commercials feature actor Christopher Lloyd, who played mad scientist Dr. Emmett Brown in the 1985 movie. The ads promise that the direct-broadcast satellite operator will soon have the capacity to offer three times more high-definition channels than cable.


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