Category: Television

MLB Extra Innings: How to Get Your Money Back

Q. I bought a subscription to DIRECTV’s MLB Extra Innings package in early March and now it looks like the season will at least be delayed for a few months if not cancelled entirely. It doesn’t seem fair that they get to keep my money during this time. I could use it now. Is there

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Coronavirus: Can You Watch Disney+ Without Internet?

Q. I read your article about watching Netflix without using the Internet. Can this be done with Disney Plus? We have kids at home because of the Coronavirus and it would be great to have some Disney shows ready in case we have Internet problems.– Samantha, Evanston, Illinois. Samantha, you’re right. Netflix allows you to

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Can Non-Members Watch Amazon Prime Video?

Q. Do I need an Amazon Prime membership to watch Amazon Prime Video programming? I buy a lot of stuff from Amazon, but I don’t want to pay for the Prime membership. But I would like to watch video from Amazon since I have an account with them. — Sherry, Toledo, Ohio.  Sherry, you’ll be

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Coronavirus: How to Check Your Internet Speed

Q. I read your story about how to improve your Internet speed, but how do you actually check your Internet speed? We are all home because of the virus just like the person who sent you that question, and our Netflix streaming doesn’t seem as fast as normal. But it’s hard to tell. Is there

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Coronavirus: 3 Ways to Improve Your Video Streaming

Q. My entire family is home because of the Coronavirus and our Internet has been slower because of it. It’s making it more difficult to watch Netflix and Hulu because our Internet speed keeps going up and down. Do you have any tips on how to make this better? — Claire, Duluth, Minnesota.  Claire, you’re

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Amazon Prime This Week: 64 New Titles, 2 Originals

Amazon this week (March 29-April 4) plans to add 64 new TV shows and movies to its Prime streaming lineup, including two originals. The new titles will include Tales From the Loop (pictured above), an Amazon original dramatic series based on the fictional art book by Simon Stålenhag which follows several people as they try

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Hulu This Week: 78 New Titles, Future Man

Hulu this week (March 29-April 4) plans to add 78 new TV shows and movies to its subscription Video on Demand service, including one original. The new titles will include the complete season three of Future Man (pictured above), the Hulu original comedy starring Josh Hutcherson as a janitor who’s recruited by two video game

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Netflix This Week: 48 New Titles, 10 Originals

Netflix this week (March 29-April 4) plans to add 48 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 10 originals. The new titles will include Coffee and Kareem, a Netflix original dramatic film starring Ed Helms (The Office, Hangover) as a Detroit police officer who teams with an 11-year-old boy to take down

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AT&T: What Will It Do With U-verse?

Q. You’ve written a lot about AT&T’s plans for DIRECTV, but what about U-verse? Are they going to keep it going or do they plan to shut it down? — Rita, Clemson, South Carolina.  Rita, the AT&T-owned U-verse will celebrate its 14th anniversary this June, but I would be surprised if it turns 15. Let

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