Dish Expert's Testimony Trimmed In $2.4B Cablevision Trial

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 6:50 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge whittled down an expert's proposed testimony Wednesday on the eve of a $2.4 billion trial over a high-definition television programming contract between Dish Network Corp. and Cablevision System Corp., saying his methodology was "totally arbitrary."

Cablevision unit Voom HD Holdings LLC has alleged that it lost out on $2.4 billion in licensing fees after Dish Network's EchoStar Satellite LLC pulled out of a 15-year agreement to carry its high-definition cable channels only two years into the deal. Dish said it pulled...
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