Author: TV Answer Man

Dish vs. Hearst: The Viewers Are Getting Angry

Dish has been missing Hearst-owned network affiliates in 26 markets now for 52 days and the satcaster’s subscribers are taking to social media sites to vent their growing impatience and anger. Click: Amazon HDTV Indoor Antenna: $29.99. On March 3, the two companies broke off talks for a new carriage agreement, leaving Dish viewers in such

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Netflix This Week: Dear White People Debuts to Instant Controversy

Netflix this week will add 14 new TV shows and movies, including a highly-praised documentary about Jon Benet Ramsey and a controversial new series guaranteed to provoke both praise and scorn. Click Amazon: Fire TV Streaming Devices! The new title list for the week includes Casting JonBenet, a documentary about the unsolved 1996 murder of

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Sling TV & PlayStation Vue Hit With Widespread Technical Issues

Sling TV and PlayStation Vue (Friday) last night both suffered serious technical issues, leaving many subscribers unable to watch some channels, or even log in, according to user posts at social media sites and Sling TV’s Twitter customer service team. Update: Sling TV experienced technical issues on Saturday night as well with hundreds of subscribers

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DIRECTV Settles Fee Fight; Dish & Hearst Keep Battling

DIRECTV has settled a two-week long fee fight with Louisiana Television Broadcasting, returning the broadcaster’s two ABC affiliates to its lineup. Click Amazon: Top-Selling HDTV Indoor Antenna: $29.99 The stations, KRGV-TV, the ABC station in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas market, and WBRZ-TV, the ABC station in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last night posted notices at

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Breaking Bad: The Complete Series On Blu-ray: $34.99 (1-Day-Only) — Updated

Amazon is holding a ‘one-day-only’ sale on the Blu-ray edition of Breaking Bad: The Complete Series. Today only, the 16-disc, five-season box set is available for just $34.99, which is 64 percent off the regular price. Updated: The Breaking Bad collection has sold out at the $34.99 ‘1-day-only’ sale price.  The show, which stars Brian

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DIRECTV Unveils New Slate Of 4K Programs

DIRECTV will air the documentary, American Standoff, in 4K on May 4 at 8 p.m. ET., which is part of the satcaster’s new lineup of programming in the picture format. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! American Standoff focuses on The Hammonds, an Oregon ranching family who for two decades has battled government agencies over federal

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Has DIRECTV Now Fixed Its Technical Problems?

Has DIRECTV Now turned around its once seemingly never-ending series of programming errors and other technical snafus? Click Amazon: Best-Selling Indoor Antenna: $29.99. From its debut on November 30, AT&T’s live streaming service was a technical disaster, suffering lengthy outages, inadvertent blackouts of NFL games, picture freezing, login issues, and a host of other problems. Subscribers

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Netflix to Add 84 New Titles In May

Netflix is adding 84 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup in May, including new seasons of two critically-acclaimed original dramas. Click Amazon: Today’s Hottest Deals! The new title list for May includes season five of House of Cards, the political drama starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright as the ruthless couple who

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Hulu Live May Launch In May. Well, Maybe

Hulu is expected to launch its live streaming service next month, although the exact timing seems dependent upon which anonymous source you talk to, according to a Tech Crunch article. Tech Crunch quotes “sources” as saying the service is ‘targeted’ for the first week of May, but later says employee ‘chatter’ suggests it’s more likely to

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Sling TV Now Available On LG Smart TVs

Sling TV today launched an app on select LG Smart TVs, the first live streaming service to offer its programming on the company’s TV-based web platform. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $69 The Net TV service is now available on most 2016 LG webOS 3.0 Smart TV models, and will become available on LG’s 2017

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Amazon Prime to Stream Moonlight & Manchester By the Sea

Amazon says it will add 74 new TV shows and movies to its Prime streaming lineup in May including the independent film that captured the 2017 Academy Award for Best Picture. The new title list for May will include: Moonlight, the story of a young black man who struggles with his sexual identity and race.

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