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Dish Vows To Replace AMC Channels In Fee Dispute

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NEW YORK (CBS NEWS) — Satellite broadcaster Dish Network Corp. on Friday said it would replace AMC Networks Inc.’s channels with HDNet channels at midnight on Saturday, ratcheting up a fee dispute.

Dish, the third-largest provider of pay-TV signals in the U.S., had earlier said it would drop AMC’s channels because they’re too expensive. Such “retransmission disputes” between pay-TV companies and TV channels often result in channels being temporarily dropped. They usually end with the parties reaching agreement on fees.

The new season of “Breaking Bad,” a hit AMC show, premieres on July 15. Other hit AMC shows are “Mad Men” and “The Walking Dead.”

AT&T Inc., the eighth-largest provider of pay-TV signals, has also said it’s dropping AMC at midnight on Saturday.

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