Author: TV Answer Man

Marquee & Cubs: Will Comcast Carry It?

Q. I’m very angry that the Cubs are on this new special channel and my cable service Comcast isn’t carrying it. Do you think this will change before the season begins? Or before spring training games begin? — Yardley, Evanston, Illinois.  Yardley, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago

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Super Bowl: Will ‘Upscaled’ 4K TV Look Better Than HD?

Q. I’ve been reading about the Super Bowl not really being in 4K. Everyone says it will be upscaled, whatever that means. Can you explain what this is, and whether the picture will look better than something not in 4K. — Tim, Ramona, California.  Tim, Fox plans to produce its Super Bowl coverage in 1080p

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Dish vs. Apollo Global: When Will It End?

Q. Do you expect Dish customers in Spokane to miss Super Bowl LIV, and do you expect this blackout to last for months? — Rachel, Spokane, Washington.  Rachel, as you know, on January 18, Dish lost 18 Apollo Global-owned local stations in 10 markets when the carriage agreement between the two companies expired. The stations

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Super Bowl In 4K: Everything You Need to Know

For the first time ever, the Super Bowl this year will be available in 4K, which promises a sharper and more vivid picture than we have ever seen. The news has 4K TV owners scrambling for more information so the TV Answer Man has compiled this guide that has everything you need to know. Which

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Hulu This Week: 57 New Titles

Hulu this week (January 26-February 1) plans to add 57 new TV shows and movies to its subscription Video on Demand service, including some classic comedies. The new titles will include When Harry Met Sally (pictured above), the 1989 classic comedy starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan as accidental lovers. (Make sure you get what

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Amazon Prime This Week: 35 New Titles

Amazon this week (January 26-February 1) plans to add 35 new TV shows and movies to its Prime streaming lineup, including two originals. The new titles will include Escape at Dannemora (pictured above), a Showtime original drama about a real-life prison break in New York state. (Patricia Arquette is particularly effective as a guard who

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Netflix This Week: 50 New Titles!

Netflix this week (January 26-February 1) plans to add 50 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including some classic films. The new titles will include part B of season six of Bojack Horseman, a Netflix original animated series for adults starring a drunken, irresponsible equine; Blade Runner: The Final Cut (pictured above),

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Dish Will Show Super Bowl In 4K

Dish, the nation’s second leading satellite TV service, has become the latest pay TV provider to announce it will offer Super Bowl 2020 in 4K. The satcaster now joins Comcast, Verizon, DIRECTV, Altice (Optimum) and the live streaming service, fuboTV, in announcing that they will air the Super Bowl in 4K Dish was expected to

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