CMT Turns Off Sun Records

CMT has axed the musical period drama, Sun Records, after just one eight-episode season, writes Deadline.com. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The show was based on the real-life Sun Records studio/company in Memphis, Tennessee that gave birth to such recording legends as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis. Drake Milligan starred as the King

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NBC Cancels Emerald City

NBC has canceled Emerald City after just one season, Variety reports. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The fantasy drama, which was based loosely on The Wizard of Oz, starred Adria Arjona as Dorothy, a 20-year-old Kansas woman who is magically transported to the Land of Oz by a tornado.  Vincent D’Onofrio, a longtime NBC stablehand

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Charter Forces Subs to Pay More For The Golf Channel

Some Charter subscribers are missing the Golf Channel today, or at least, they think they are missing it. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! On April 25, the cable operator removed the Golf Channel from its Select package, which features roughly 150 channels and costs $64.99. However, Charter’s Silver ($84.99 a month) and Gold ($104.99 a month)

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Roku Support: DIRECTV Now App ‘Just Around the Corner’

Well, it’s not a specific day, or even a month or a financial quarter, but Roku’s Twitter support team last night said the launch of a DIRECTV Now app is “just around the corner.” Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $69. “We’re working hard with DTV for a seamless launch just around the corner. Stay tuned!”

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Amazon Prime Today Debuts Manchester By the Sea

Amazon Prime today is debuting Manchester By the Sea, the Oscar-nominated 2016 film starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Amazon Prime streaming titles are free to Amazon Prime members. The service, which also includes free 2-day shipping on thousands of Amazon products, costs $99 a year. The company is able

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Hulu Live: The Early Returns Are In

Hulu Live, the new $39.99-a-month live streaming service, launched yesterday and, thus far, initial subscribers seem to like it, according to user posts at the Apple iTunes store. Click Amazon: 4K TVs For Under $1,000. Live streaming services, such as DIRECTV Now, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, have experienced mixed consumer reviews since their debuts

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NBC’s Seeso May Not Have the Last Laugh

Seeso, NBC’s online service for comedy fans, may be an early casualty of the increasingly competitive streaming business, writes Vulture. Click Amazon: 4K TVs For Under $1,000. The video on demand service, which costs $3.99 a month, features such shows as Parks & Recreation, Kids In the Hall and Monty Python, and stand-up specials from comedians

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HBO to Amazon: Say Bye, Bye to The Sopranos

Amazon’s exclusive streaming deal with HBO, including shows such as The Sopranos and The Wire, will expire next year, HBO chief Richard Plepler yesterday told analysts in a conference call after Time Warner’s first quarter earnings report. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Since May 21, 2014, Amazon Prime members have been able to watch previous seasons of

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Roku Adds Everything But DIRECTV Now

Here are the last 20 channel apps added to the Roku streaming platform: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo Sweatflix The Lounge Channel Watch OWN Let’s Play Video Games StyleCraze Elena Genevinne UTech HalfTicket Kids Photo Puzzle Free Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $69 Maddie Welborn Ally Law BeautykLove Digital Concert Hall Film Dice All Living

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Pay TV Bloodbath: Why Isn’t Comcast Bleeding?

News and Analysis Three of the top four pay TV operators combined for a total net loss of 476,000 video subscribers in the first quarter. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! AT&T, the nation’s largest pay TV company with DIRECTV and U-verse, lost a total of 233,000 video customers. (DIRECTV had a net zero quarter while

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Charter Is Having a Rough Week Thanks to Merger Pains

News and Analysis Charter Communications has been a magnet for bad news the last seven days due in part to the cable op’s continued difficulty in formulating a new company following its 2016 merger with Time Warner Cable. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Today, Charter reported that it lost 100,000 residential video subscribers in the

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