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No Love Lost Between AMC, Dish Network

Dish Network goes full HeisenbergIf you’ve ever “liked” Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead or The Killing (yeah right), chances are you’ve received some version of the “Tell Dish Network to keep AMC!” message this summer.

That’s because Dish refused to agree to AMC’s supposedly unreasonable demands for a contract extension, effectively forcing a blackout of the channel and related properties (IFC, WE tv, Sundance Channel) for all subscribers. Note: AMC still claims that an unrelated lawsuit stretching way back to 2008 is the real culprit.

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Social Media 101

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Style Media Rebrands

Style Media, home to the Style Network and mystyle.com, has rebranded with a new logo to be officially unveiled during the Tia & Tamera and Chicagolicious shows on Monday, June 25.  A redesigned website, intended to optimize social sharing, will also be unveiled. The revamp will go global across NBCUniversal in November.

The new look will accompany 25 percent new programming, which will be headlined by style experts. Viewers in the 18-to-49 demographic is up that same percentage this year, but, according to the network’s own studies, it’s lacking in brand identity.

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