Category: Comcast

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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Will Comcast Remove Starz This Week?

Q. I remember you wrote awhile back that Comcast would remove Starz from our TV packages this week. Is that happening? Will we get it back if they do? — Sheila, Boston.  Sheila, Comcast announced in October that on December 4 it would add the Epix premium channel to most programming packages. But on December

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Comcast: What Happened to Turner Classic Movies?

Q. I have Comcast and I hear that they are dropping Turner Classic Movies. That makes me mad! I love their old movies. What on earth is Comcast thinking? — Summer, Largo, Maryland.  Summer, Comcast has announced that it’s moving Turner Classic Movies from its many of its regular programming packages (Digital Starter, etc.) to

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Comcast vs. Starz: How Will It End?

Q. I got a statement from Comcast yesterday saying I will lose Starz later this year and get Epix instead. I’m interested in Epix, but I really like Starz. So will Comcast really get rid of Starz? — Teresa, Boston.  Teresa, you have been placed in the middle of a fee fight. Let me explain.

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Will Comcast Show NFL Football In 4K?

Q. You did a story about DIRECTV and some other guys doing NFL games in 4K. But what about Comcast? Will it show some games in 4K? — Pete, Boston.  Pete,  I am happy to report that Comcast has joined the list of pay TV providers that will air Fox’s Thursday Night Football games in

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Comcast Airing College Football In 4K HDR

Comcast this month will offer four college football games in 4K HDR, including two Notre Dame matchups. (Note: HDR stands for High Dynamic Range, which can color depth and realism to the 4K picture.) The games will be available to video subscribers who have XG1v4 or Xi6 Xfinity TV set-tops set to 2160 resolution with

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NFL Sunday Ticket: Could Comcast or Charter Get It?

Q. I read your story about DIRECTV possibly losing the NFL Sunday Ticket after the 2019 season. Do you think Comcast or Charter could get it? I would imagine if it would make cable great again, if you know what I mean. — Roger, Cleveland.  Roger, the National Football League could opt-out of its eight-year

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Netflix On Comcast: Is It Available In 4K?

Q. Comcast is promoting that it has Netflix now. Is Netflix’s 4K programming available on Comcast? — Penny, Bowie, Maryland.  Penny, as you note, Comcast is now offering Netflix as one of its streaming services on its X1 set-top. And, yes, you can watch Netflix’s 4K programming (including 4K HDR) using the Netflix app on

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