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Super Bowl: Will ‘Upscaled’ 4K TV Look Better Than HD?

Q. I’ve been reading about the Super Bowl not really being in 4K. Everyone says it will be upscaled, whatever that means. Can you explain what this is, and whether the picture will look better than something not in 4K. — Tim, Ramona, California.  Tim, Fox plans to produce its Super Bowl coverage in 1080p

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Will Super Bowl 2020 Be In 4K?

Q. I see from your articles that the Thursday Night NFL games are available in 4K. That’s very interesting and I’m wondering if the Super Bowl will be? That might be enough to get me to buy a 4K TV. — Cleve, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cleve, the Super Bowl has never been in 4K. In

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Dish vs. Fox: No Thursday Night Football

Q. I am still going nuts over losing Fox on my TV with Dish. But at least we have Thursday Night Football. Well, until a friend told me that they might not have it. What’s the deal here? — Glenn, Big Spring, Texas.  Update: Dish and Fox announced on October 6 that they have signed

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Will Dish & Sling Ever Carry Regional Sports Channels?

Q. I am hoping that Dish brings back my Fox sports channel that carries San Diego Padres baseball games. I miss my team. But I’m afraid that it will never come back. I read that Dish’s owner said the channel will never return. Is that true? — Claire, San Diego.  Claire, as you probably know,

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Why Did Sling TV Black Out Big 10 Football?

Q. Yesterday I tried to watch the Fresno State-Minnesota game on FS1 on Sling TV, but it said it was blacked out. How can that be? I don’t live anywhere near those places?! — Carla, Miami. Carla, the game was blacked out on Sling TV, but it had nothing to do with territorial reasons. Click

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Will DIRECTV Offer College Football In 4K?

Q. I remember that DIRECTV had some college football games in 4K last season. Will they do that again this year? The games look great on my Vizio 65-inch 4K TV. — Eddie, Omaha. Eddie, you are right. DIRECTV and Fox Sports last season teamed to offer 4K broadcasts of several college football games on

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Networks Cancel 24 Shows In Annual Bloodbath

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

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Why Disney Could Dominate the Streaming Business

News Analysis Disney’s purchase today of much of Fox’s assets could make the company the most dominant force in streaming, both live and subscription Video on Demand. The deal, if approved by the feds (and it says here it will be), will give Disney control of Fox’s 22 regional sports channels in addition to the

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