Netflix to Add 12 New Titles This Week

Netflix this week will add 12 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including a much-anticipated crime drama from Hollywood A-lister, David Fincher. The new titles for the week will include season one of Mindhunter, a Netflix original drama which stars Jonathan Groff as a FBI special agent who interviews serial killers to

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Why Netflix’s Price Increase Is a Mistake

News Analysis Netflix announced today that it’s raising monthly subscription prices for its two most popular plans. Effectively immediately for new customers, the home video service is charging $10.99 a month for its High-Definition plan with two streams, up $1 from the previous fee of $9.99 a month. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! Click Amazon:

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DIRECTV Cuts NFL Sunday Ticket Price; Anthem Refunds a Reason?

DIRECTV might be feeling the impact of subscribers cancelling their NFL Sunday Ticket plans due to player protests during the National Anthem. The satcaster has launched a new in-season promotion to attract online customers that includes a free trial week of service and a reduced subscription price. The satcaster offers a separate streaming edition of the

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4K TV Is Getting Cheaper. A Lot Cheaper

The tech industry’s move to offer more affordable 4K TV products continued this week with the introduction of a new line of streaming media players from Roku. Roku said it would launch a $69 streaming stick (“Roku Streaming Stick+) next week that would support 4K video and HDR (High Dynamic Range). The company’s previous cheapest

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NHL Center Ice to Offer Free Preview

Several pay TV providers tonight will begin a week-long free preview of the NHL Center Ice package of out-of-market games. The preview, which will run from October 4 through October 10, will be available on Dish, DIRECTV, Comcast, Charter Spectrum, Cox, Verizon, Frontier and some smaller cable systems. Click Amazon: 4K TVs For Under $1,000.

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Redbox to Add 43 Movies In October

Redbox, the kiosk disc rental service, will add 43 new DVD and Blu-ray movies in October, the company has announced. The new titles will include the critically-acclaimed Baby Driver, which stars Anson Elgort as the talented getaway driver for a bunch of ruthless gangsters (Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm); the box office hits, Spider-Man: Homecoming and

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DIRECTV to Hold Free Preview of 8 HD Channels

DIRECTV this week will hold a free preview of eight High-Definition channels, including several movie networks. The preview, which will begin Thursday, October 5, will run until Wednesday, October 11. The channels in the free preview make up the ‘DIRECTV HD Extra Pack,’ which normally costs $4.99 a month, although the satcaster will sometimes offer

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MLB Network to Offer Free Preview Of Playoff Games

Several TV providers this weekend will hold a free preview of the MLB Network channel, just in time for its broadcast of two 2017 MLB playoff games. The preview, which will run from Thursday, October 4, through Wednesday, October 11, will be offered by Armstrong, Altice, Comcast, Cox, Dish, Fidelity, Frontier, Grande, GVTC, Mid-Hudson Cable,

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Disney, Altice: We Have a Deal ‘In Principle’

Disney and the cable operator Altice announced last night that they have reached a new carriage agreement in principle, and will extend its current pact to hammer out the details. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! “We have reached an agreement in principle and have extended the deadline accordingly to try and finalize the terms,” the

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