Comcast Returns Yes Network to Lineup

Comcast this morning returned the Yes Network to its lineup in three states, some 16 months after it was pulled due to a fee fight between the companies. Click Amazon: Official New York Yankee Hat: From $11.99. YES, which airs games from the New York Yankees and the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, made peace with Comcast earlier

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Verizon to Enter Crowded Live Streaming Business

News and Analysis Verizon this summer plans to launch a live streaming service with dozens of channels, according to Bloomberg News. Click Amazon: Best-Sellers In Home & Kitchen. The service would compete with AT&T’s DIRECTV Now, Dish’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue in the new live streaming category which some analysts believe will peel

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Verizon Strikes Out With MLB Extra Innings Price

Verizon is charging $199 for this year’s MLB Extra Innings plan, at least $27 more than every other major pay TV provider. Click Amazon: The hottest deals on video games! The out-of-market package of regular season MLB games will begin on Monday with a slate of opening day games. Verizon’s price of $199 for the

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Harlots Could Be Hulu’s First Big Hit

“Harlots is what would happen if The Sopranos and Gossip Girl had filthy, complicated sex.” — Vox. “Harlots…is a fizzy fantasy of female independence – and a beguiling one at that.” — MTV. “This is the TV equivalent of what English people of a certain age like to refer to as a “marmalade dropper:” a

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ABC Cancels Time After Time

ABC has canceled the rookie Sunday night drama, Time After Time, after just five episodes, Deadline.com writes. Click Amazon: Today’s ‘1-Day-Only’ Deals! The show, which was based on a novel of the same name (and a 1979 movie starring Malcolm McDowell), featured Freddie Stroma as 19th Century sci-fi writer H.G. Wells (Time Machine, War of

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Day 26: Dish vs. Hearst

Dish subscribers, do you know where your local Hearst channels have gone? Well, they are still there, but just not on your satellite service. Click: Amazon HDTV Indoor Antenna: $29.99. Yes, it’s day 26 of the fee fight between the two mega-huge companies that have left Dish viewers without broadcast affiliates in 26 Hearst markets. And there’s

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No Roku Has DIRECTV Now Subs Hopping Mad

By now, it’s crystal-clear that DIRECTV Now will not keep its promise that it would be available on Roku’s streaming devices in the first quarter. Click: Roku Premiere Streaming Device: Just $69. And while the live streaming service is available on Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV, smart phones, tablets and other platforms, Roku’s absence, and

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Exec: DIRECTV Now & Vue Have 400,000 Subscribers

News and Analysis Discovery CEO David Zaslav said yesterday that DIRECTV Now and Sony’s PlayStation Vue each have more than 400,000 subscribers. Bloomberg News writes that Zaslav made the disclosure to predict that rising subscription numbers for live streaming services will eventually force cable operators to offer similar Net TV services nationwide. Click: Amazon’s ‘1-Day-Only’

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Report: Comcast to Launch Live Streaming Service

Comcast is planning to launch a live streaming service in the cable operator’s markets sometime in the third quarter, reports Reuters. The wire service says the service would likely offer packages ranging in price from $15 a month to $40 a month. Click: See Amazon’s ‘1-Day-Only’ Deals! Comcast now offers a a live streaming plan

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Netflix to Add 37 New Titles This Week Including Selena Gomez Show

Netflix this week plans to add 37 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup including a much-anticipated original show produced by pop singer Selena Gomez and Spotlight director Tom McCarthy. Click: See Amazon Fire TV Streaming Devices. Season one of 13 Reasons Why, the Gomez-McCarthy show about teen suicide, is based on a

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