For the second time in three months, social media sites are overflowing with angry comments from DIRECTV subscribers who say the satellite TV service has removed One America News Network (OANN) from their lineups. However, the satcaster has not dropped the conservative news channel, which has become a favorite of President Trump. The confusion seems
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Netflix this week (August 2-8) plans to add 24 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 21 originals. The new titles will include season three of Selling Sunset, a Netflix original reality series featuring ruthless real estate agents in Los Angeles; Immigration Nation, a Netflix original documentary about the battle between U.S.
Charter’s Spectrum TV service has done the unthinkable. The company reported today that it added a net of 102,000 video subscribers in the second quarter despite the Coronavirus shutdown and the growing trend of cord-cutting. In contrast, Comcast reported yesterday that it lost a net of 477,000 video customers in the second quarter, blaming everything
Q. I heard yesterday that Comcast said it’s giving rebates back to subscribers for missing out on sports during the Covid shutdown. When will this happen and how much will we get back? I would like to use it for a last-minute summer trip! — Nathan, Baltimore. Hold on, Nathan. Comcast said yesterday in a
Q. Hey, I thought that FuboTV was going to add ESPN so where is it? Didn’t they say three months ago that they were going to add it? Will they actually do it or was this just a ploy to raise prices on us? — Vic, Reno, Nevada. Vic, FuboTV, the live streaming service, announced
Q. Dish has dropped so many channels that I think they have broken their agreement when I signed the two-year agreement. They don’t have many of the channels that they said they would have when I signed up, like the NFL Network. What is your opinion? Can I just unsubscribe now and go to DIRECTV?
Q. I am thinking of getting rid of all my cable services from TV to the Internet. My question is could I get the live Hulu streaming if I used my hotspot on my phone? That way I could get rid of both my TV and Internet bills on my cable service. — Elisa, Topeka,
Q. I want to get Fox Sports Arizona without getting cable or satellite and a two-year contract. I was thinking of getting Hulu, but how do I know if I will get Fox Sports Arizona and the Diamondbacks in my lineup. Will it be available in my area? — Ted, Gilbert, Arizona. Ted, this is
Q. I want to watch the Mavericks and Rangers now that they are back and playing. But Dish still doesn’t carry Fox Sports Southwest. Is there anything new in this ridiculous fight? — Eddie, Fort Worth, Texas. Eddie, I’ve received several e-mails from Dish subscribers since Major League Baseball began its 2020 season last week,
Q. I’m 73 years old and we just bought a Smart TV at the local TV store. They delivered it and the installer guy said I needed the cable company to watch it. I thought you only needed the Internet to watch it. We have had cable TV for 20 years and we want to
Q. I subscribed to Dish for the first time a year ago and I like the prices compared to DIRECTV. Their customer service also treats me better in my opinion. But all these blackouts. That I can’t understand. Why does Dish have so many of these fights with people? Isn’t it unusual? — Penny, Orlando.
Amazon this week (July 26-August 1) plans to add 31 new TV shows and movies to its Prime streaming lineup. The new titles will include Christopher Nolan’s 2010 classic sci-fi movie, Inception, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio as a sophisticated thief who steals information by entering people’s minds; season four of Animal Kingdom, the TNT drama