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You will find that most of the ABC shows that run over have published times that end at :01 or :02. They've done that for a long time. DISH will convert all start and end times to be a multiple of 5 minutes, and pretend that the show ends at :00 instead of :01 or :02.

Use the Program Guide at the DISH website - http://www.dishnetwork.com/content/programming/programming_guides/index.shtml
Select All Channels from the drop down instead of AT120 and a time zone and "Go" to Zap2It.com. You can find the starting times using All stations for channels 241-248, and they display a note:
On occasion, programs start at times other than the hour or half-hour.
If you are unsure of the exact start time of your favorite programming, be sure to click on the title you're looking for to get precise start time information.

If instead of All stations, you restrict it to ABC (or ABC-W), then scroll down the page of just that one station until prime time, you will see a visual white bar for shows that don't completely fill their slot. Looking at 7PM Pacific, ABC (245) has the white block tonight for "The Nine", tomorrow for "Six Degrees", Sunday the 15th for "Brothers and Sisters", Tues the 17th for "Boston Legal". If you double click those shows (easier to open it in a new window), all of those shows start at :01 which DISH will round down to :00 and you will record the last minute of the preceeding show. If you were recording the preceeding show, DISH pretends it ends early and you lose that last minute w/o trailing padding. It is worse when a show has a published starting time of :03 since DISH will round that up to start at :05 and you've missed the 1st two minutes of the show without leading padding.

Doing the above for CBS shows only one show in prime time in the next week that doesn't fill the slot - The New Adventures of Old Christine starts at :31 (meaning 2 & 1/2 Men that preceeds it is 31 minutes long and will lose its last minute w/o trailing padding.

For NBC, only Dateline tonight and ER tomorrow have :01 starting times and "short block" displays.

ABC is by far more frequent with shows running long, but it isn't alone. But they are all published to run long - DISH just choses to round times off to multiples of 5 minutes.
 
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