Q. Hey, I thought that FuboTV was going to add ESPN so where is it? Didn’t they say three months ago that they were going to add it? Will they actually do it or was this just a ploy to raise prices on us? — Vic, Reno, Nevada. Vic, FuboTV, the live streaming service, announced
Netflix this week (July 19-25) plans to add 20 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 14 originals. The new titles will include The Last Dance, the 10-part ESPN documentary on the Chicago Bulls’ championship run in the 1990s led by arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Michael Jordan. Vastly
FuboTV launched in January 2015 with the promise of delivering more sports programming than any other provider regardless of whether it was via streaming or traditional pay TV. And while the streamer has offered several hard-to-get sports channels, its mission has been tarnished by not carrying arguably the leading sports network of all, ESPN. However,
Q. I’ve been reading that there will be refunds for our sports channel fees because there’s no sports on now with the Coronavirus. What is the status of that? When will we get our refunds? — Mark, Evanston, Illinois. Mark, the answer is probably never. Let me explain. National sports channels, such as ESPN and
ESPN is still on DIRECTV, U-verse and AT&T TV Now as of 5 a.m. ET on Saturday, but it’s unclear for how much longer. Update: It appears on Sunday morning (September 15) that a deal is done. See TVAnswerman.com for more information. AT&T and Disney are locked in a carriage battle that threatens to blackout
Q. I was watching the game last night and there was a commercial from ESPN saying DIRECTV might drop ESPN. Is that true? If so, when will it happen? And if it does, I’m gone. That’s the last straw! — Quinn, Kansas City. Quinn, you are not alone. Many DIRECTV subscribers are nervous this morning
Q. I read your column on how the Charter subscribers couldn’t get the ACC Network. But I’m having the same problem with DIRECTV. I thought DIRECTV was supposed to carry it, but I can’t find it anywhere in my lineup. What’s up with that? — Franklin, Portland. Franklin, you’re right. Many Charter subscribers are upset
Q. I have Charter Spectrum cable and I read that I was going to get the ACC Network. So last night, I turned it on and what do I see? Nothing! Nothing at all. What the hell?! Why wasn’t it on? — Tulo, Los Angeles. Tulo, you are not alone. A large number of Charter/Spectrum
Q. I am excited about the ACC Network starting tomorrow (today, August 22), but I was wondering if my provider, Comcast, will carry it. And if it’s not, which of the streamers will carry it. Will Netflix? — Sam, Raleigh, North Carolina. Sam, you’re right. The ESPN-owned ACC Network debuts tonight at 7 p.m. ET.
Q. I am very excited about watching the new ACC Network. But I was wondering when it will launch and whether my TV provider, DIRECTV, will carry it? Also, will Sling TV carry it? So, will they? — Marlena, Raleigh, North Carolina. Marlena, as you probably know, the ACC Network will feature live games involving
ESPN today said its new $4.99 a month streaming service will launch April 12, and it will offer hundreds of live MLB, NHL, MLS games as well as thousands of college events. The service, called ESPN+, will be part of a redesigned ESPN app, and available via computers at ESPN.com. See Amazon’s Best-Selling Streaming Devices!
Q. I’m a Comcast video subscriber and I’ve been enjoying watching all kinds of sports on WatchESPN. But I’ve been thinking about getting rid of my video service and going Net only. Could I still watch WatchESPN if I do? — BettyAnn, Deale, Maryland. BettyAnn, WatchESPN is a web site that simulcasts ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU,