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Dish Serves Up ‘Dish Studio’

11/20/2008 10:21 AM Eastern

Dish Network has launched an entertainment show, Dish Studio, showcasing coverage of the latest movies, sports and events, as well as celebrity interviews, on Dish Network Pay-Per-View and Dish On Demand, officials said Thursday.

The show features Scott Patrick, host of Hollywood One-on-One, who has appeared nationally on the Starz and Encore Networks. Dish Studio joins the line-up of Dish Network-produced original programming including the Charlie Chat, Tech Forum and Retailer Chat.

The monthly 30-minute commercial-free show is offered on Dish Network PPV Channel 500, and runs at the top of the hour throughout the month; a new episode airs the first of every month. The show can also be seen in Dish On Demand’s TV Entertainment section.

The November show highlights segments on Iron Man and Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull” including interviews with stars Robert Downey Jr. and Harrison Ford, as well as a family showcase recapping top movies the whole family can enjoy, a PPV sports and events review, and “Patrick’s Picks”—a rundown of Scott Patrick’s favorite movies playing on Dish Network for the month. The show also features an in-depth interview with boxing great Oscar De La Hoya, who discusses his preparation for his upcoming fight against Manny Pacquiao available on PPV.

“Dish Network is an entertainment company, and what better way to punctuate our brand than to launch a show that highlights some of our favorite programming and topics in TV entertainment today—exclusively for our customers,” Dish Network senior vice president of programming Eric Sahl said in a prepared statement.

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