PlayStation Vue, Hulu Hit With Outages

Both Sony’s PlayStation Vue and Hulu were rocked with outages last night, leaving customers of both services unable to watch anything, according to social media posts and Twitter statements from the two companies. According to Hulu and Vue, the problems have now been fixed and both services are operating normally early this morning. See Amazon’s

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CBS Dumps Doubt; Cancellation Likely

CBS has dropped the Katherine Heigl rookie drama, Doubt, from its Wednesday 10 p.m. ET lineup after just two episodes, writes Deadline.com. The show, which features Heigl as an attorney who falls in love with her client, an accused murderer, was a failure with both critics and viewers. Deadline notes that the second episode generated

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Comcast to Add YouTube to X1 Set-Tops

Comcast says it will add the YouTube app to Xfinity X1 set-tops later this year. The app, which will enable Comcast subscribers to access YouTube’s user-generated videos and other content, will be part of the cable op’s Apps and Networks section of the X1 interface. (Pictured above: YouTube’s iJustine.) Amazon’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The Comcast feature

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Updated: DIRECTV Now Suffering Another ‘Guide Outage’

DIRECTV Now this morning is still undergoing an on-screen guide “outage,” leaving some subscribers uncertain how, or unable to, watch specific channels. The technical problem began yesterday and is continuing this morning at 5:11 a.m. ET. The guide, which many subscribers use to tune to specific channels, is blank for a few dozen networks. UPDATE at 1:37 pm

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Top Pay TV Services Add 250K Subs In 4Q

The top five pay TV operators added a net total of at least 252,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter, suggesting again that the cord-cutting trend is having a relatively small impact on the industry DIRECTV and AT&T, which have the most video subscribers in the nation with more than 25 million, led the way

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Sling TV Offers More Channels For Less Money

Sling TV has introduced a new plan that will allow subscribers to expand their channel lineups for half the price. The ‘4 Extras Deal’ will give customers access to four different add-on plans: Kids Extra, Lifestyle Plus Extra, Comedy Plus Extra and News Extra for just $10 extra per month, compared to the previous price

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Updated: Has DIRECTV Now Reduced the Picture Quality?

Does your DIRECTV Now picture seem less sharp and clear than it was a few weeks ago? UPDATE: AT&T acknowledges that some subscribers are getting a sub-par picture and says it’s working on a resolution. See full AT&T statement at the end of this article. If so, you are not alone. Many DIRECTV Now subscribers

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DIRECTV Holds Free Preview of 9 HD Channels

DIRECTV is now holding a free preview of nine High-Definition channels, including several movie networks. Amazon: See today’s 1-Day-Only’ deals! The preview, which began yesterday, will run until March 1. 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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DIRECTV, Dish to Hold Free Preview Of NBA League Pass

DIRECTV and Dish have announced they will hold a free preview of the NBA League Pass, the league’s pay package of out-of-market games. Amazon: Indoor HDTV Antenna w/25 mile range: $12.99. The preview will be available on Saturday and Sunday, February 25 and 26. Games that will be available during the preview include the Brooklyn

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Netflix to Add 95 New Streaming Titles In March

Netflix is planning to add 95 new titles to its streaming lineup in March, including several  original shows and movies. The new title list includes Burning Sands, a Netflix original movie about a frat hazing at an all-black college; season two of Love, a Netflix original comedy starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust; Marvel’s Iron

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Amazon to Debut 4 Original Series In March

Amazon is planning to add 23 new TV shows and movies to its Amazon Prime streaming lineup in March, including four original series and two original movies. The new Amazon Prime lineup in March will include season four of the BBC drama, Orphan Black, the second season of the Amazon original drama, Hand of God,

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