Author: TV Answer Man

DIRECTV to Air Masters Golf Tournament In 4K

DIRECTV next month will once again air the Masters Golf Tournament from Augusta, Georgia in 4K. Click: Amazon: 4K TVs for under $1,000. The Masters, arguably the sport’s most prestigious tournament, will take place from April 6 through April 9. DIRECTV will offer 4K coverage of the Amen Corner (holes 11th through 13th) as well as the

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Sling TV Adds 4 Regional Sports Channels

Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by Dish, yesterday added four NBC-owned CSN regional sports channels ahead of schedule, and in time for the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Click: Amazon’s top-selling TVs! The channels are CSN California, CSN Bay Area, CSN Chicago and CSN Mid-Atlantic and they will be available at no extra cost

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Netflix to Add 66 New Titles In April

Netflix is planning to add 66 new titles to its streaming lineup in April, including several original shows and movies, according to Entertainment Weekly. The new title list includes a brand new season of Mystery Science Theater 3000, the cult comedy that cleverly exploits bad movies to good effects; season one of Bill Nye Saves

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Sony’s PlayStation Vue Adds MLB Network

Sony’s PlayStation Vue has added the MLB Network to its streaming lineup, just in time for the World Baseball Classic championship game, and the opening of the 2017 regular season. Click: Roku Premiere: Just $69. The channel is available in Vue’s ‘Core’ plan and above, which starts at $34.99 in most markets but is $44.99

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DIRECTV Now: Will Roku Still Be Added In the First Quarter?

News and Analysis AT&T has committed to offering its live streaming service, DIRECTV Now, on Roku streaming devices by the end of this month, but there are now just 10 days left in March and customer support reps seem to be trying to downplay expectations. Click: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: Just $69. In response to

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Comcast Adds Netflix to ‘Watchathon’ Week

Comcast has announced that it will hold its fifth annual “Watchathon” during the week of April 3-April 9, but this year’s binge-viewing opportunity will include a new partner: Netflix. Click: Amazon: 4K TVs For Under $1,000. Since 2013, for one week each year, Comcast has permitted video subscribers to watch On Demand episodes for free

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DIRECTV Now Offers Free HBO to New Customers

News and Analysis DIRECTV Now is now offering a free year of HBO with its two most expensive packages, ‘Go Big,’ which offers more than 100 channels for $60 a month, and ‘Gotta Have It,’ which features 120 channels for $70 a month. Click: Thousands of Blu-ray movies and shows for under $10 each. The

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Netflix to Debut The Most Hated Woman In America

Netflix will add 18 new titles to its streaming lineup this week, including a much-anticipated original biofilm about a famous American atheist that premiered this month at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. The film, The Most Hated Woman in America, stars Melissa Leo (Homicide, The Fighter) as Madalyn Murray O’Hair who led a

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Netflix Releases 2017 ‘Recommended TV’ List

Netflix has released its list of new televisions that it says it can recommend for a variety of performance factors. Click: Amazon’s 1-Day-Only deal for today. The home video service, which began recommending TVs in 2016, says the criteria for being on the list includes faster operation (sets can be tuned off quickly and apps

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Netflix CEO: Movie Theaters Need to Do More Than Make Better Popcorn

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says movie theaters have done little to innovate in the past 30 years besides making better popcorn, writes Variety. Click: Amazon Fire TV: 5 easy payments.  Hastings last week held a press conference at company headquarters and he took the occasion to comment on the state of today’s movie theater, the place

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