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Will the Dodgers TV Channel Go Bankrupt?

Q. I’ve read your articles on the Sports TV Bubble and find them very interesting. I live in LA. Do you think that SportsNet LA will eventually go bankrupt because it can’t get DIRECTV to carry it? — Sid, Santa Monica, California. Sid, thank you for the kind words. Yes, I believe we are approaching

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Why Doesn’t DIRECTV Add More HD Channels?

Q. All I hear from DIRECTV is 4K, 4K, 4K, but what about HD? I, like most DIRECTV customers, have a High-Definition TV and we want more HD, not 4K! Why isn’t DIRECTV adding more channels in HD? — Neil, Orlando, Florida. Neil, to be fair to DIRECTV, the satcaster now offers around 200 HD

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Why Do Pay TV Services Require 2-Year Contracts?

Q. I am interested in DIRECTV’s new offer for new customers. It’s $50 a month for two years. Guaranteed! But I read that the deal requires me to sign a two-year contract and if I leave before the two years are up, I have to pay big. Why do TV services require these contracts? Seems

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DIRECTV: How Do I Suspend My Account For a Vacation?

Q. My family plans to spend the month of June at a vacation home about 50 miles away from our house, which means we won’t be there to watch DIRECTV. Is there a way to suspend our account for the month of June so we don’t have to pay? — Kelly, Santa Monica, California. Kelly,

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Why Didn’t My DIRECTV DVR Record My Show?

Q. I set my DIRECTV HD DVR to record last week’s Better Call Saul on AMC, but it didn’t record! Any ideas as to why it didn’t record? And, is there any way to check to see if I set it right? — Candy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Candy, there’s nothing more frustrating than to sit

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Comcast: Can I Still Watch the Yankees On MLB Extra Innings?

Q. I read the article about Comcast not carrying the Yes Network which has the New York Yankee games. If Comcast doesn’t carry it, can I still watch the Yankees on my MLB Extra Innings package? — John, Boston, Massachusetts.  John, first, you are right. Comcast and the YES Network are involved in a dispute

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Update: Can You Record DIRECTV’s 4K Channel?

Q. I am excited to watch DIRECTV’s new 4K channel. But I’m curious about whether you will be able to record shows off it. Can you? And, if so, how many hours of recording can you store on the DVR? — Tom, Los Angeles. Tom, as you note, DIRECTV next month will launch pay TV’s first

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Can You Record DIRECTV’s Live 4K Channel?

Q. I am excited to watch DIRECTV’s new 4K channel. But I’m curious about whether you will be able to record shows off it. Can you? And, if so, how many hours of recording can you store on the DVR? — Tom, Los Angeles. Tom, as you note, DIRECTV next month will launch pay TV’s first

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