DISH, WALT DISNEY COMPANY CONTINUE TALKS, EXTEND CONTRACT

     (The following press release from DISH and the Walt Disney Company was 
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DISH and The Walt Disney Company Continue Talks, Extend Contract 
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 -- DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) and 
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) have reached a short-term extension with 
respect to the continued carriage of ESPN; Disney Channel; ABC owned stations 
in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, 
Raleigh-Durham and Fresno; ABC Family and other networks from The Walt Disney 
Company. Details regarding the extension were not announced. 
About DISH
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), through its subsidiary DISH Network 
L.L.C., provides approximately 14.014 million satellite TV customers, as of 
June 30, 2013, with the highest quality programming and technology with the 
most choices at the best value, including HD Free for Life(r). Subscribers 
enjoy the largest high definition line-up, the most international channels, and 
award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation's subsidiary, 
Blockbuster L.L.C., delivers family entertainment to millions of customers 
around the world. DISH Network Corporation is a Fortune 200 company. Visit 
www.dish.com<http://www.dish.com>. 
About Disney Media Networks 
Disney Media Networks comprises a vast array of The Walt Disney Company's 
(NYSE: DIS) broadcast, cable, radio, publishing and Internet businesses, 
including Disney/ABC Television Group and ESPN, Inc. The Disney/ABC Television 
Group is composed of The Walt Disney Company's global entertainment and news 
television properties, including the ABC Television Network, ABC Studios, 
Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic 
Television and Disney Media Distribution. ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in 
Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company 
featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 
business entities.
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DISH Media Contact: 
John Hall
303-723-1968
johnw.hall@dish.com<mailto:johnw.hall@dish.com> 
The Walt Disney Company Media Contacts:
Katina Arnold - ESPN
860-766-7463
Katina.Arnold@ESPN.com<mailto:Katina.Arnold@ESPN.com> 
Karen Hobson - Disney/ABC Television Group
818-569-7789
Karen.Hobson@disney.com<mailto:Karen.Hobson@disney.com>
 
 
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