FOX, DISH reach agreement

Los Angeles and Englewood, Colo. � DISH Network
L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) and Fox
Networks, an operating unit of News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS), today
announced a wide-ranging distribution agreement to provide the
third-largest video distributor in the United States with continued
access to programming from Fox Broadcasting and Fox local television
stations in major cities. The agreement also included carriage of FX,
National Geographic Channel, and Fox�s 19 regional sports networks,
which were restored for DISH Network viewers Friday.

On FOX Sports Indiana, Dish customers will now be able to enjoy more than 300 live NBA, MLB, NHL, WNBA and NCAA football and basketball games from the Indiana Pacers, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Blues, Indiana Fever, Missouri Valley, Big 12, Pac-10 and more this season.

 �After prolonged
negotiations to reach a fair deal, we�re pleased to enter into a long
term agreement with Fox and to assure our customers that they can
continue to enjoy these channels,� said Dave Shull, Senior Vice
President of Programming for DISH Network. �We thank our customers, our
retail and channel partners, and our employees for their support
through these negotiations, which we believe resulted in a fair deal
that reinforces DISH Network’s position as the best value in
television.�

“I want to thank our partners at DISH Network who
worked tirelessly to help us reach a successful conclusion,� said Mike
Hopkins, President, Fox Networks Affiliate Sales and Marketing. �This
agreement provides a strategic partnership between Fox and DISH to
bring the best programming to DISH subscribers.�

The agreement
ensures that DISH Network viewers will continue to have access to Fox�s
live national and regional coverage of major sporting events including
Major League Baseball�s World Series, the NFL on FOX, the NBA, the NHL,
college football and basketball, as well as popular entertainment
programming on FOX, such as Glee, House, and The Simpsons; Sons of
Anarchy and It�s Always Sunny in Philadelphia on FX; and the Border
Wars and the upcoming Great Migrations on National Geographic Channel.

DISH
Network will continue to provide programming from the local Fox and
MyNet television stations in the following markets: Atlanta, Austin,
Baltimore (MyNet 24 only), Boston, Chicago, Cleveland/Akron, Dallas,
Denver, Detroit, Gainesville (FL), Greensboro/Winston-Salem, Houston,
Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, New York,
Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Tampa, and
Washington D.C.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

About DISH Network

DISH
Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH),
provides more than 14.3 million satellite TV customers, as of June 30,
2010, with the highest quality programming and technology at the best
value, including HD Free for Life. Subscribers enjoy the most national
HD channels, the most HD local coverage in the U.S., the most
international channels, and award-winning HD and DVR technology
including the ViP 922, the world�s only DVR with built-in Sling
functionality and PC Magazine�s �Editor�s Choice.� DISH Network is
first in Customer Satisfaction among all cable and satellite providers
according to the 2010 American Customer Satisfaction Index survey
results for the U.S. largest cable and satellite TV providers. DISH
Network Corporation is included in the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX) and is a
Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com.

About Fox Networks Group

Fox
Networks Group, a primary operating unit of News Corporation
(NASDAQ:NWS), consists of Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), FOX Sports
Media Group, the company�s national and regional cable programming
services, FOX International Channels, and Fox Networks Engineering
& Operations. These units produce, program and transmit much of
America�s most popular entertainment, sports and information content
via 37 owned-and-operated TV networks, video on demand and other media
platforms. FOX is America�s most popular network; Fox Networks Group
cable channels span FX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Fox
Movie Channel, FUEL TV, FSN and 19 regional cable sports networks,
SPEED, Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Soccer Plus, Fox College Sports, FOX
Deportes and Big Ten Network (co-venture with the Big Ten Conference);
and FOX International Channels include 183 networks delivered in 35
languages across Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. The division
also includes Fox Sports Enterprises, which manages interests in sports
franchises and leading statistical information provider STATS, LLC.