DISH followed through with its threat to drop AMC Nets at midnight Sun, with customers losing AMC, IFC and WE. It dropped Sundance in May. The nets stayed on AT&T after midnight Sun as the 2 continued renewal discussions. Sun afternoon a new agreement was announced for AMC, IFC, Sundance and WE with AT&T. Time Warner Cable and Hearst reached an extension through July 9.
TNT is giving “Dallas” a sophomore season next year. The new series, currently airing Wed nights, is averaging 6.9mln viewers. “Rizzoli & Isles” was renewed for a 4th season, with 15 eps ordered for ’13.