Q. I have four streaming services — Disney Plus, Netflix, Hulu and CBS All Access — and I like them all. But there’s one thing I don’t understand. Sometimes the picture is absolutely perfect, and then it blurs up a bit for several seconds, and then it goes back to the perfect picture! It doesn’t
Q. I lost my CBS station on DIRECTV a few weeks ago and it has me worried quite a bit that I will miss the football games this year. Do you know when this fight between CBS and DIRECTV will end? — Charlie, Baltimore. Update: On August 8, AT&T and CBS reached a new deal,
Q. I want to get rid of my cable provider, but I don’t want to miss my local channels. I would get an antenna, but it won’t work where I live, a rural county in Maryland. I’ve heard of Locast, but a friend tells me that it’s been declared illegal to watch. Is that true?
Q. I read that the Super Bowl won’t be in 4K this year. Again. But I don’t understand. I also read an article that said CBS was using 4K cameras at the game. If they are using 4K cameras, why don’t they just do the game in 4K?! — Sloan, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Sloan,
Q. I know that the Super Bowl won’t be in 4K. But will you be able to stream it in regular HD? I have to work on Sunday and I want to have the game on my laptop. Also, if it is available for streaming, will you need a cable or satellite subscription? — Ernie,
The networks have set off an explosion of pink slips over the last week, canceling 24 different prime time shows. May is the time when networks reshuffle their upcoming fall lineups so it’s not a surprise that so many shows would be sent packing now. Click Amazon: Today’s Deals of the Day. Click Amazon: Roku
Q. As an early 4K TV owner, I was very disappointed that this year’s Super Bowl was not in 4K. How come? Aren’t there enough 4K TV out there by now to justify this? When do you think the Super Bowl will be in 4K? — Barry, Venice, California. A. Barry, you are right. The
Q. Does DIRECTV Now carry WUSA, the CBS affiliate in the Washington, DC area? My wife loves the shows on CBS (especially Big Bang Theory) and I don’t think I could subscribe without it. — Paul, Washington, DC. A. Paul, I am happy to report that DIRECTV Now, the live streaming service owned by AT&T,
Samsung has added the CBS All Access app to its 2015, 2016 and 2017 Smart TVs (Tizen models), the companies announced today. CBS All Access offers a live stream of the network in select markets as well as 10,000 episodes On-Demand including current primetime CBS shows and classics such as Medium, Cheers and Star Trek.
CBS has decided not to produce more episodes of Wisdom of the Crowd after its 13- episode run is over, The Hollywood Reporter writes. The decision effectively means the rookie drama has been cancelled, although the now final four episodes will air in the show’s Sunday night time slot of 8 p.m. ET. Click Amazon:
Dish and CBS last night ended its brief carriage dispute and signed a new multi-year deal that returns the network’s programming to the satcaster’s lineup. Early Tuesday morning, CBS pulled 28 CBS-owned local stations from Dish after the two sides could not reach a new agreement. Click to see Amazon’s Black Friday Deals! The blackout
Dish this morning lost 28 CBS-owned local stations in 18 markets due to a fee fight between the companies, both companies announced. Update: CBS said Wednesday that the two sides are still far apart in their negotiations. The blackout comes just two days before Thanksgiving when CBS will air its annual holiday football game between