DIRECTV Adds 2 More HD Channels

DIRECTV yesterday added two more high-def channels: One America News Network and A Wealth of Entertainment. Click Amazon: See today’s ‘1-Day-Only’ deals! Herring Networks, which owns the two channels, said they will also be added to DIRECTV Now, AT&T’s live streaming service, in the coming weeks. One America News Network, which launched in 2013, offers

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Sling TV Adds 8 Showtime Channels

Sling TV today added eight live Showtime channels for $10 a month, which also includes more than 2,000 On-demand titles. Click Amazon: 4K TVs For Under $1,000. The addition gives subscribers to the live streaming service access to the four major premium channels: HBO, Cinemax, Starz, and now Showtime. (Pictured: Emmy Rossum from Showtime’s Shameless.)

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DIRECTV Now: Forget Roku; What About the XBox and PlayStation?

News Feature  There has been much written about DIRECTV Now’s failure to meet its first quarter deadline for being available on Roku’s streaming devices. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere: Just $69. However, lost in the Roku discussion is that the live streaming service is also not on the XBox or the Play Station more than four

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Amazon Gets NFL Streaming Rights — But at What Cost?

News and Analysis The NFL has reached an agreement with Amazon to allow the etailer to live stream 10 Thursday Night Football games during the 2017 season. Click Amazon: See today’s top-rated products in all categories! The games will be available for free to Amazon Prime customers who pay $99 a year for a membership

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Are You Ready For Some Fubo?

FuboTV, the live streaming service targeted to sports fans, yesterday announced it has introduced a 50-channel ‘Premier’ bundle for a promotional price of $34.99 for owners of desktops and mobile web services such as smart phones and tablets. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $69. The bundle includes regional sports channels from Fox and NBC

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Fans Still Can’t Stream 8 MLB Teams

The launch of in-market streaming for five MLB teams has been delayed for technical reasons, reports Sports Business Journal. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $69. The teams affected are: The Boston Red Sox, which airs regionally on NESN, and the four teams that air locally on Root Sports: Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates

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DIRECTV to Air Cubs-Cardinals In 4K Tonight

DIRECTV tonight will air the Chicago Cubs-St. Louis Cardinals game in 4K on its dedicated live 4K channel, channel 106. Chicago’s Jake Arrieta is scheduled to pitch against St. Louis’ Adam Wainwright. Click Amazon: See today’s top-selling TVs! The broadcast, which will start at 8 p.m. ET, is the first of 25 MLB games that

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Apple Will Not Revolutionize TV — Ever!

News and Analysis There’s a story circulating today regarding Apple and television so the media of course is going wild. Click Amazon: Today’s ‘1-Day-Only’ Deals! The story? Recode.net writes that Apple is trying to sell HBO, Showtime and Starz in a single bundle rather than as separate units. (Apple now sells the three channels separately.) BGR.com

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DIRECTV: We’ve Lost 6 Local Channels In a Fee Fight

DIRECTV has lost six local channels in three markets due to a fee fight with their owner, Lilly Broadcasting. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The channels have posted notices at their web sites saying they are attempting to seek a new agreement with DIRECTV. The two companies are fighting over how much DIRECTV should pay

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AT&T’s Audience Network to Cancel Kingdom

AT&T’s Audience Network, which airs on U-verse and DIRECTV, will cancel Kingdom when it finishes its third season this year, writes Entertainment Weekly. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Kingdom stars Jonathan Tucker, Matt Lauria and Nick Jonas as Martial Arts fighters who navigate the ring, and life, in Venice, California. (Trust me, life is an even

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Hulu Adds 67 New Titles Today

Hulu today has added 67 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including several classic films and a few under-the-radar gems that you don’t want to miss. Hulu, and other streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon, traditionally bolster their streaming offerings on the first day of each month when consumers are more

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