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Dish Networks CEO Joe Clayton says that he expects that the satellite TV giant will be able to reach a new carriage deal for ABC. On an earnings call following the announcement of fourth quarter financials, he was asked whether Disney's concern over the ad-skipping DVR Hopper could interfere with a licensing agreement. "We are a big customer of theirs," Clayton answered. "I would not expect them to take (ABC) down. Anything can happen, but normally, greed prevails." Dish is currently involved in two lawsuits with Disney-owned subsidiaries. ABC recently asked a New York judge to

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