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Coronavirus: MLB.TV Offers Every 2018-19 Game For Free

MLB.TV is helping Coronavirus shut-ins get their baseball fix by providing free access to every game played in the 2018 and 2019 seasons. That means you can stream more than 4,800 games (plus post-season action) by simply creating an account at MLB.TV. There is no charge for access to the 2018-19 seasons nor do you

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YouTube TV Subs Getting Screwed Twice On Fox Sports

Q. I read your article about YouTube TV making our regional sports channel not available in our area because of money. That steams me and I want to know if there’s another way to get my Texas Rangers. — Fran, Lubbock, Texas.  Fran, I’m afraid that YouTube TV is putting the screws to you twice.

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YouTube TV: What Happened to Fox Sports?

Q. Hey, I used to get Fox Sports Southwest on YouTube TV here in Lubbock, but now it’s gone. We used to watch the (Texas) Rangers games. Is the channel coming back? — Tom, Lubbock, Texas.  Tom, as you may know, YouTube TV last week signed a new carriage agreement with Sinclair, the owner of

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YouTube TV Loses Yes Network In Carriage Fight

YouTube TV is no longer carrying the Yes Network, the TV home of the New York Yankees, and Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket due to a carriage dispute with their ownership, Sinclair Broadcasting. However, it’s unclear this morning if the live streaming service is also losing the remainder of the 20 Sinclair-owned, but Fox-branded

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YouTube TV: Fox Regional Sports Still On ‘Temporarily’

YouTube TV says Sinclair has agreed to a temporary extension that will keep the Fox regional sports networks in YouTubeTV’s lineup today while the companies continue to negotiate a permanent agreement. The live streaming service announced earlier this week that the channels would be removed today because it could not reach a new carriage pact

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YouTube TV vs. Sinclair: When Will It End?

Q. I see that YouTube TV will pull the Fox regional sports channels tomorrow, Why are they doing this and do you think it will be a short situation or a lengthy one? — Miranda, San Diego.  Miranda, as you know, YouTube TV, the live streaming service, yesterday posted an announcement saying it will remove

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3 Ways to Lower Your Monthly TV Bill

Q. My cable TV bill keeps going up and up. My bill this month is way over $100 and all I have is the basic package of channels and HBO. Is there anyway to get this bill down? I’m about to cancel. — Sam, Chincoteague, Virginia.  Sam, I hear you. Due to higher programming costs,

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Can You Watch Anything In 4K For Free?

Q. I just bought a 4K TV and I am excited about trying out some stuff in 4K. But is there anything that doesn’t require a fee? Even Netflix with 4K requires the subscription to Netflix’s highest paying plan. I could get a Comcast sub because I know they have 4K, but that’s really expensive.

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PlayStation Vue Recommends YouTube TV As Alternative

Sony’s Play Station Vue is closing in 11 days, but the service is recommending that subscribers switch to YouTube TV when the doors slam shut. Click Amazon: See Today’s Hottest Deals!! On Vue’s Home Page, the streamer notes that it’s no longer taking trial or paid subscribers. Sony announced last October that it was discontinuing

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YouTube TV Bumps Price to $50 a Month

YouTube TV has become the latest live streaming service to raise its price, bumping its base $40-a-month plan to $49.99 a month for both existing and new customers, effective today. The service tried to soften the blow by announcing it’s adding eight Discovery-owned channels: Discovery, HGTV, Motor Trend, Food Network, TLC, ID, Animal Planet, and

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Amazon Still Might Launch a YouTube Competitor

It would appear that Amazon has not given up the idea of launching a competitor to YouTube, Google’s massively-popular video sharing site. Amazon last week filed a trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the name, FireTube. While Amazon does not mention YouTube in its application, the lengthy description for FireTube bares

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YouTube TV Offers Extended Free Trial

YouTube TV, the live streaming service owned by Google, is now offering a time-limited, 14-day free trial. The streamer normally provides a seven-day free trial, but the 14-day freebie is now good to new customers who sign up before December 14, 2018 at noon, ET. (The extended free trial offer began on December 3, 2018.)

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