Category: Television

Star Trek: Discovery to Debut In September

CBS will debut the new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, for free to network viewers on September 24, the company announced yesterday. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! However, future episodes in the 15-episode first season will be available exclusively on CBS All Access, the network’s $5.99-a-month streaming service. In addition, CBS said the first

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Netflix This Week: 11 New Shows & Movies

Netflix this week will add 11 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including a hit Disney film and five original programs. Click Amazon: Today’s Best-Selling TVs! The new title list for the week includes Disney’s Moana, the 2016 animated children’s film featuring the voices of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and newcomer Auli’i

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DIRECTV to Air Sonnen vs. Silva In 4K

DIRECTV will air this Saturday’s Mixed Martial Arts PPV broadcast of Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva in 4K. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The night’s card, which will be held in Madison Square Garden, will be headlined by the long-awaited match between Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) and Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1). The broadcast will begin at 10 p.m.

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Olympic Channel Coming Next Month to 35 Million Homes

NBC yesterday made it official that its new Olympic Channel will debut July 15, as first reported here by TVAnswerman.com. The sports channel will replace the Universal HD channel, which will cease operations on that day, Comcast, which owns NBC and Universal HD, has revealed at its web site. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! NBC

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DIRECTV Offers a Free Roku Premiere

DIRECTV Now is offering a free Roku Premiere streaming device, which normally costs $69, if you prepay for two months of its live streaming service. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The AT&T-owned venture has previously offered free Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV streaming devices in exchange for prepaid service. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs!

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City to Charter Spectrum: What Abuse Will You Inflict On Us Next?

The city of Lexington, Kentucky yesterday issued a scathing letter to Charter Communications that demands to know what the cable operator plans to do about rising complaints from customers regarding price increases and poor service. Click Amazon: Today’s Best-Selling TVs! The dispute is the latest controversy that Charter has become embroiled in since it began

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Comcast Admits There’s Cord-Cutting; Why That’s Good For Comcast

News and Analysis Comcast CEO Brian Roberts says cord-cutting is “happening. We’ve seen it coming.” Click Amazon: 4K TVs For Under $1,000. In an interview with Bloomberg TV that aired last night, the cable chief doesn’t expand on the topic, but his blunt acknowledgment that some consumers are dropping their pay TV service because it’s

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Pay TV Service Calls: Why You Need to Be Careful

A service call from a cable or satellite TV company has become a routine event in the United States, even if it sometimes causes some angst if the ‘cable guy’ arrives a bit late. However, there have been two recent incidents that should remind everyone to exercise some caution when letting a service technician through

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Amazon Selling ‘The Echo’ For $40 Off

Amazon today is selling the increasingly popular Amazon Echo for just $139.99, which is $40 off the regular price for the digital assistant. It’s unclear if the new price is a short-term deal, or a permanent reduction. To order the Echo for $139.99,click here. The Echo, a 37-ounce, cone-shaped device, comes with a voice-activated system

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Sling TV Adds DVR Service to XBox One (Updated)

Sling TV has added its $5-a-month ‘cloud DVR’ to the XBox One, the service’s Twitter customer team announced last night. Click Amazon: Today’s ‘1-Day-Only’ Deals! The live streamer’s DVR, which was previously added to Roku streaming devices, Android TV and mobile devices, and Amazon tablet and Fire TV devices, can store up to 50 hours

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