Author: TV Answer Man

DIRECTV Has Not Dropped OANN

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: 21 New Originals

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.

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Charter Adds 102K Video Subs In 2Q

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

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Will Comcast Give RSN Rebates to Subscribers?

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

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Hulu Live: Which Local Channels Will You Get?

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

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Dish vs. Sinclair: No, There’s Nothing New

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,

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Amazon Prime This Week: 31 New Titles

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

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