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Netflix In June 2020: 45 Originals, New Spike Lee

Netflix next month (June 2020) plans to add 101 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 45 originals. The new titles will include Da 5 Bloods, a Netflix original movie from director Spike Lee about a group of African-American war veterans who return to Vietnam to search for buried gold. The cast

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Disney+ In June 2020: 44 New Titles, 19 Originals

Disney+ next month (June 2020) plans to add 44 new TV shows and movies to its streaming service, including 19 originals. The new titles will include Artemis Fowl, a Disney+ original movie which stars Ferdia Shaw as the descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds who must save his kidnapped father. The film was

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Hulu to Drop 34 Titles In June 2020

Hulu says it will drop 34 titles next month from its subscription Video on Demand service, including some classic films. The good news is that the streamer will add 122 titles next month as well. But the departures will include some classic movies such as GoodFellas, Martin Scorsese’s crime drama starring Ray Liotta, Robert DeNiro

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Did DIRECTV Drop One America News Network?

Q. I read on the Twitter that DIRECTV dropped the OANN channel, the One America News Network. And I couldn’t find it my lineup. What the hell is this? Is it because AT&T hates the president? I know that’s it!!! — Bonnie, East Lansing, Michigan.  Bonnie, you are not alone in your frustration. Social media

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HBO Max: Not Available On Roku & Fire TV

The AT&T-owned HBO Max is scheduled to debut next week, but as of this morning, the new streaming service will not be available on arguably the two leading streaming devices, Roku and Amazon’s Fire TV. John Stankey, AT&T’s CEO, acknowledged last week at an industry conference that HBO Max would likely not be available on

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Sling TV Offers Free Showtime, Starz & Epix

Sling TV is now giving Showtime, Starz and Epix for free for 30 days to new customers if they sign up for the service’s base package. The live streaming service owned by Dish has two base programming packages starting at $30 a month. Blue features more than 50 channels including live network feeds in select

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BBB Warns Of Roku ‘Activation Fee’ Scheme

The Better Business Bureau is warning that a company called itself CaliGeeks Inc. is misleading Roku customers into paying ‘activation fees’ ranging from $79.99 to $249.99. Roku, which makes streaming devices, does not require an activation fee. The BBB alert says the activation fee scheme has affected Roku customers in more than 25 states. Roku

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Netflix This Week: 15 New Titles, 10 Originals

Netflix this week (May 17-23) plans to add 15 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 10 originals. The new titles will include Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything, a Netflix original stand-up comedy special starring the aforementioned Grammy and Emmy winner; The Lovebirds, a Netflix original romantic comedy movie starring Issa Rae

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Hulu In June 2020: Oh, The Horror!

Hulu next month (June 2020) plans to add 122 new TV shows and movies to its subscription Video on Demand service, including five originals. The new titles will include Shirley, which stars Elisabeth Moss as real-life horror writer Shirley Jackson whose tempestuous marriage is further enflamed when she and her husband ( Michael Stuhlbarg) encounter

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HBO Holding Free Preview This Weekend

DIRECTV, Comcast, U-verse, Cox, Verizon, and Optimum are among the pay TV providers that are offering a free preview of HBO this weekend. The preview, which extends until Sunday, May 17, also includes HBO’s sister channel, Cinemax. The sneak peek is designed to showcase HBO’s new limited series, I Know This Much Is True (pictured

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