Author: TV Answer Man

AT&T TV: DIRECTV Savior Or Failure?

Q. Do you think AT&T TV, the so-called DIRECTV replacement, is the answer for AT&T? Do you think it will be a successful replacement for DIRECTV? And what does it offer that’s any better than DIRECTV if I was going to replace one with the other? — Abbie, Abilene, Texas.  Abbie, as you may know,

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Marquee Sports Signs Carriage Deal With Hulu Live

Marquee Sports Network, the new TV home of the Chicago Cubs, has announced a carriage agreement with Hulu’s live streaming service. The deal is Marquee’s second with a live streaming service. Previously, the new regional sports channel secured a carriage pact with AT&T TV Now (also a live streamer) as well as traditional pay TV

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DIRECTV: Why It Requires 2-Year Contracts

Q. I read your story about how DIRECTV isn’t giving price cuts to current subscribers because many of them are in two year contracts. My question is why do people sign two year contracts? Does DIRECTV require them? If so, with all the TV services available now, why would anyone sign a contract for TV?

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Netflix: When Audio Is Not In Sync With Video

You may be surprised at what you hear during Netflix's The Witcher.

Q. I sometimes have a problem with Netflix. The audio seems to be a few seconds behind the video. It doesn’t happen all the time, but it happens too often. How can this be fixed? — Ethan, Boise, Idaho.  Ethan, I watch Netflix quite frequently, but this has never happened to me. Not once. But

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Netflix This Week: 10 New Titles

Netflix this week (February 16-22) plans to add 10 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including eight originals. The new titles will include season one of The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia, a Netflix original comedy/drama series starring Pauline Chavez as a brilliant 15-year-old rocket scientist who moves in her uncle so

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Why Didn’t DIRECTV Cut Prices For Existing Subs?

Q. I am so mad right now. I read your post about DIRECTV cutting prices for new customers, but what about us, the people who have had DIRECTV for years. When will we ever get a break? I am so fed up with these people!! — Stacey, Laurel, Maryland.  Stacey, you’re right. AT&T, which owns

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Marquee & Cubs: What’s Taking Comcast So Long?

Q. I read your story saying that you think Comcast will add the new Cubs channel by opening day. So what is the holdup? Why doesn’t Comcast do it already? — Mitch, Evanston, Illinois.  Mitch, as you know, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive TV home for the Chicago Cubs, launches

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