Dish Extends Turner Media Deal


EchoStar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network direct-broadcast satellite service has extended its exclusive third-party advertising-representation agreement with Turner Media Group, the companies announced Monday.

Dish will continue to work with Turner Media’s Turner Advertising Group division.

“TMG continues to be a top advertising innovator and a leader in the development of customized media solutions across Dish Network's advanced platform," Dish president Michael Neuman said in a prepared statement.

“TMG has helped Dish Network to raise the bar in television advertising and remain the leader in [interactive-TV-enabled] advertising,” he added. “We're very excited to extend our working relationship with TMG and confident that their efforts will continue to result in substantial growth of our general market, direct-response and interactive-advertising businesses.”