Category: Comcast

Marquee & Cubs: Will Comcast Carry It?

Q. I’m very angry that the Cubs are on this new special channel and my cable service Comcast isn’t carrying it. Do you think this will change before the season begins? Or before spring training games begin? — Yardley, Evanston, Illinois.  Yardley, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago

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Super Bowl In 4K: Everything You Need to Know

For the first time ever, the Super Bowl this year will be available in 4K, which promises a sharper and more vivid picture than we have ever seen. The news has 4K TV owners scrambling for more information so the TV Answer Man has compiled this guide that has everything you need to know. Which

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Comcast Will Show Super Bowl 2020 In 4K

Comcast tells the TV Answer Man that it will air the Super Bowl in 4K after all. The cable operator’s Twitter customer service page tweeted earlier this month that the game would be available in 4K. But a company spokesperson said later that the Twitter team was working on “erroneous information.” She added it was

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Can I Watch Netflix In 4K Without a Cable Box?

Q. I saw on Comcast’s web site that I can now watch Netflix in 4K on Comcast. I have a Sony 4K TV. My question is do I need the Comcast video set-top, which I now have but would like to get rid of, or can I watch Netflix in 4K without the set-top? —

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Who Has LSU-Clemson In 4K Tonight?

Q. I am very excited to watch tonight’s big game with LSU and Clemson for the national championship. I have a new 4K and Dish so I’m hoping that Dish will have it in 4K. So who will have the game in 4K? — Bernie, Port Republic, Maryland.  Bernie, I’m sorry to inform you that

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Comcast Flips: No Super Bowl In 4K

Comcast said today that it’s now uncertain if it will broadcast next month’s NFL Super Bowl from Miami in 4K. The cable operator’s Twitter page said this week that it would carry it in 4K in response to a question from a subscriber on Twitter. Click Amazon: See Today’s Top Deals!! “For the first time

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Updated: Comcast Switches & Now Says No Super Bowl 2020 In 4K

Comcast said today that it’s now uncertain if it will broadcast next month’s NFL Super Bowl from Miami in 4K. Update: Comcast says it will show the Super Bowl in 4K. The cable operator’s Twitter page said this week that it would carry it in 4K in response to a question from a subscriber on

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Comcast to Show LSU-Clemson Championship Game In 4K

Comcast joins the list of TV providers that will broadcast the 2020 national college football championship game between LSU and Clemson in 4K, according to ESPN, which is producing the event. The game will be played at 8 p.m. ET on January 13 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Click Amazon: See Today’s 1-Day-Only

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Will Cable TV Go Out of Business?

Q. I read your story about whether AT&T will shut down DIRECTV. I agree with you that it could happen because it keeps losing subscribers. But what about cable companies like Comcast? They are losing customers, too, so won’t they meet the same fate at some point? — Hank, Fairfax, Virginia.  Hank, I wrote a

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Will Comcast Drop Starz?

Q. Is there any update on Comcast and Starz? I know they were planning to get rid of Starz, but they were still talking about a new deal. What’s the latest? — Fran, Boston.  Fran, Comcast announced in October that on December 4 it would add the Epix premium channel to most programming packages. But

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