AMC to stream Breaking Bad for blacked-out Dish users

Viacom has its way of dealing with a carriage dispute, and AMC Networks apparently has a very different way. AMC says it’ll stream Sunday night’s anticipated fifth-season premiere of Breaking Bad for the nearly 14 million blacked-out Dish Network subscribers.

Dish to replace AMC with Mark Cuban’s HDNet Movies

How serious does Dish look about actually blacking out AMC channels? It just gave away AMC’s primo real estate to Mark Cuban’s HDNet and HDNet Movies. Yes, the No. 3 pay TV service is really ready to live without the most critically acclaimed shows on TV.

For basic cable, movies fend off cord-cutting, report says

As basic cable original series prove to be important product differentiators for over-the-top services like Netflix, some of the networks that produce these shows are actually relying more on high-priced theatrical movie acquisitions to maintain or increase their subscriber counts and drive ad revenue

Analyst: Forget Mad Men, does Dish hate all advertising?

Already locked into a carriage dispute that threatens to keep AMC’s ad-focused hit drama Mad Men away from its 14 million subscribers, Dish Network was taken to task by Sanford Bernstein analyst Craig Moffett for new commercial-skipping features in its “Hopper” set-top boxes.

Halloween Vid Picks: LXD, Spoilers, Walking Dead

It’s almost Halloween, and you may be already consumed by costume parties and whatnot this weekend. But if you’re looking for a quick video fix of spooky content, here are a few options — some spooky dancing, some spooky spoilers, and some spooky zombies.

AMC Buys Two Movie-Related Websites

Cablevision-owned AMC has made two small online acquisitions: it has bought, a site for classic movie reviews and commentary, a…