Dish Ad Campaign Says RIP To Commercials

Ad Age,

Dish Network is bringing back the "Boston guys" for a new ad campaign starting Monday to promote the new ad-skipping Hopper with Sling DVR. It shows viewers saying goodbye to commercials forever.

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Regulus Nickname posted over 4 years ago
The Networks refush to run commercials for Dish Network's "Hopper", yet they allow ads for products such as Kotex, Tampax, Cialis and Viagra, among others, to be run at times when children are watching. Holy Hypocrisy Batman!
Bob35795 Nickname posted over 4 years ago
Does your kid know what Kotex, Tampax, Cialis and Viagra is? Does the add explain it to the kid? Then what's the problem with it? Why should networks and locals advertise something that's going to reduce their revenue (hopper)? Give me a break, and go explain it to Boy
T Dog posted over 4 years ago
@Regulus They've been advertising Tampax and Kotex for decades... you're just now noticing? I certainly hope you don't have a teenage daughter in your house.
James Cieloha Nickname posted over 4 years ago
I would like to see more airings of Snuggle Bear commercials and even The Snuggie sleeve blanket and My Pillow pillow commercials as well.
newsbot Nickname posted over 4 years ago
If Dish keeps this up they can say goodbye to locals, too.
Bob35795 Nickname posted over 4 years ago
Locals should interweave commercials inside their programming, even maintaining time code and data instead of announced breaks. That would really screw Charlie up. Either that, or charge Charlie 5 bucks a subscriber to compensate for lost advertising revenue
Lara De La Roca posted over 4 years ago
I think if more people had a chance to use a DISH Hopper for a week, they would all be on board to get one permanently. I had my own Hopper installed after I started working for DISH because later when I played with one in training, I fell in love. Not only can I choose if I want to watch recordings of primetime shows from the four major networks with or without commercials, but I can also store up to 2,000 hours of my favorite shows and movies. If anything, I now have the opportunity to watch more TV shows that I never would’ve had the chance to watch with my old DVR.
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