AMC Head Says Dish Knew Terms Of Cablevision Deal

Law360, New York (October 2, 2012, 8:06 PM EDT) -- AMC Networks Inc. CEO Joshua Sapan, who helped negotiate a high-definition programming deal with DISH Network Corp. when AMC was part of Cablevision Systems Corp., told a New York state jury Tuesday that Dish executives had always understood the terms of the Cablevision deal they are now contesting.

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 dropped Voom's high-definition cable channels only two years into the 15-year deal. Dish said...
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