Category: Television

DIRECTV Charges $90 For 60-Game MLB Extra Innings

DIRECTV is now charging $90 for this year’s 60-game MLB Extra Innings package of out-of-market contests. The satcaster earlier this year was charging $183 for the 2020 package, but that was before the league suspended play due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Although the season will now be around 37 percent of the regular 162-game campaign,

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Sling TV Offers 1-Year Price Guarantee

Sling TV has targeted YouTube TV and FuboTV subscribers who are upset with this week’s price increases by offering a one-year price guarantee for new and existing customers. YouTube TV this week raised its monthly price from $50 to $65, a 30 percent increase. FuboTV, a smaller live streaming service, also hiked its monthly prices

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YouTube TV’s Price Hike: Customers Speak Out!

Q. So tell me, Mr. Answer Man, why on earth did YouTube TV raised their price. I only subscribed because it was lower than the cable guy. What are they thinking??!! — Carmen, Marina Del Rey. Carmen, I feel your pain. But the reason that YouTube TV yesterday raised its monthly subscription price from $50

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YouTube TV Raises Monthly Price By 30 Percent

YouTube TV today announced that it’s raising its monthly subscription price from $49.99 to $64.99, a 30 percent increase. In a blog post, the streaming service said the new price will take effect today for new subscribers. Existing customers will see the new monthly fee in the next billing cycle on or after July 30.

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Did DIRECTV Raise Prices For Existing Customers?

Q. I read your article saying DIRECTV didn’t raise prices for us existing subscribers. That is absolutely not true. My monthly bill was $69 a few months ago and now it’s over $130. How can that be? They just raised prices, didn’t they? — Mary, Corsicana, Texas.  Mary, no, they didn’t just raise prices for

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Amazon Prime This Week: 46 New Titles

Amazon this week (June 28-July 4) plans to add 46 new TV shows and movies to its Prime streaming lineup, including one original. The new titles will include Season two of Hanna (pictured above), an Amazon original adventure series that follows a young girl (Esma Creed-Miles) who’s been trained by her father to fight government

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Hulu This Week: 177 New Titles

Hulu this week plans to add 177 new TV shows and movies to its subscription Video on Demand service. The new titles will include Waiting For Guffman, Christopher Guest’s satirical tour de force about community theater; Downhill Racer, the 1969 drama starring Robert Redford as a brilliant but selfish skier; and three classic Jerry Lewis

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Netflix This Week: 73 New Titles

Netflix this week (June 28-July 4) plans to add 73 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 15 originals. The new titles will include Unsolved Mysteries, a Netflix original reboot of the 1980/90s TV documentary series on unexplained cases; the final installment of Cable Girls (pictured above), a Netflix original drama about

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DIRECTV, AT&T TV Raise Monthly Prices For New Customers

Despite accelerating customer defections, AT&T today raised the first-year monthly price for new subscribers to DIRECTV and AT&T TV. The company, however, has not raised monthly fees for its live streaming service, AT&T TV Now, nor for DIRECTV and AT&T TV’s existing customers. New subscribers to DIRECTV now must pay $59.99 a month for the

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AT&T WatchTV Closes to New Customers

AT&T has closed AT&T WatchTV, its $15-a-month streaming service, to new subscribers, and old customers who want to re-subscribe. In a notice posted at its web site, AT&T says service will not be affected for existing WatchTV subscribers. “Standalone WatchTV is no longer available for new sign ups or to re-subscribe,” the statement reads. “Existing

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