Q. A friend of mine has Comcast and he says that the new Peacock streaming service is very cool. Do you know when it will be available to everyone? And will it be free? He says it’s free on Comcast. — Yardley, Baltimore. Yardley, I have good news for you. But let me first offer
Q. I heard on the TV this morning that Comcast was starting something called Peacock. What is that and how do I get it? I’m a Comcast subscriber. — Aaron, Boston. Aaron, Peacock is a new streaming offering from NBC Universal, which is owned by Comcast. Peacock’s premium plan, which debuted today, is now available
Q. I want to get rid of my cable provider, but I don’t want to miss my local channels. I would get an antenna, but it won’t work where I live, a rural county in Maryland. I’ve heard of Locast, but a friend tells me that it’s been declared illegal to watch. Is that true?
Q. It’s the scary season, but I can’t find the Chiller Channel anywhere in my DIRECTV lineup. Where is it?! I want to watch some Halloween movies. — Cheryl, Los Angeles. Cheryl, I can’t tell you how many people have asked me about Chiller during the last few weeks. But I’m sorry to inform you
Netflix this week plans to add 20 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 17 originals. The new title list will include season two of American Vandal, a Netflix original satire of the true-crime genre in which documentary makers investigate a strange misdeed at a Catholic high school; season five of Bojack
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
Q. As an early 4K TV owner, I was very disappointed that this year’s Super Bowl was not in 4K. How come? Aren’t there enough 4K TV out there by now to justify this? When do you think the Super Bowl will be in 4K? — Barry, Venice, California. A. Barry, you are right. The
Q. I’m a big fan of the Chiller Channel, but I can’t find it on DIRECTV anymore. Did they get rid of it? I hope not because it had the best horror films anywhere! — Karen, Topeka, Kansas. Karen, I’m sorry to inform you that the Chiller Channel isn’t on DIRECTV anymore. Or on any
NBC has confirmed to the TV Answer Man that its NBC Sports app will not offer 4K or 4K HDR coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics, which begins this week from South Korea. Comcast, DIRECTV and Dish have all revealed this week that they will offer NBC’s 4K video of the games on a 24-hour
The Super Bowl is over with a clear victory for the underdog Philadelphia Eagles over the New England Patriots. However, the game delivered a split verdict for fans of live streaming. Here is a recap of the Good, the Bad, and The Ugly of watching the big game without a pay TV subscription, or antenna.
If you don’t have cable or satellite, don’t worry about missing the Super Bowl. NBC will stream the game for free on its web sites (NBCSports.com, NBC.com) and the NBC Sports app. In fact, the network has announced it will offer 11 hours of Super Bowl coverage for free next Sunday starting at noon (ET)
NBC will distribute some of next month’s 2018 Winter Olympic Games from Seoul, Korea in 4K and HDR (High Dynamic Range.), writes Multichannel News. The network, which has the exclusive U.S. broadcast rights to the games, offered some video of the 2016 Rio Summer Games in 4K. But that did not include HDR which can