Dish Network, CBS and the Asterisk
On Friday [January 11], news broke that CNET had been forced by its parent company CBS to remove the Dish Network’s Hopper set-top box from its “Best of CES” awards due to ongoing litigation between the two companies. CBS has been battling the Dish Network in court over the Hopper’s ability to skip past commercials automatically (NBC, ABC, and Fox are also taking action).
The bottom half of Dish’s ad explains the asterisk:
Now there’s an ad that’s doing double duty.