DIRECTV Is Now Selling Digital Movies & TV Shows

DIRECTV has launched a new feature enabling subscribers to purchase movies and TV shows, and download them onto their set-tops for viewing at any time. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! Some of the movies will be available for purchase before they are released on DVD and Blu-ray. For instance, DIRECTV customers can now purchase The Lego

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Olympic Channel Gets Launch Date; Will Replace Universal HD

The NBC-owned Olympic Channel will debut July 15, replacing the Universal HD channel, which will cease operations on that day, Comcast has revealed at its web site. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Comcast owns NBC, which has invested heavily in obtaining the rights to live coverage of the Olympic Games.  The Olympic Channel, which will be

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DIRECTV Unveils New 4K Lineup

DIRECTV has revealed its upcoming additions to its live 4K channel, channel 106, and it includes several baseball games and two concerts. Click Amazon: See 4K TVs For Under $1,000. The satcaster says it will feature seven more Major League Baseball games in 4K in the next five weeks; DIRECTV has an agreement with the

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AT&T Won’t Close UVerse.com After All

AT&T has decided to continue service at UVerse.com for at least several more months despite earlier warnings it might close the site on May 30. Click: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: Just $59. Fletcher Cook, an AT&T spokesman, told the TVAnswerman.com in March that the telco could eliminate service at Uverse.com “as early as May 30.”

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Did CBS News Do a Hatchet Job On DIRECTV & AT&T?

DIRECTV and AT&T have Better Business Bureau grades of ‘A’ and ‘A+’ respectively despite a recent CBS News report suggesting the companies have been hit with thousands of complaints from consumers saying they have been overcharged for TV and Internet service. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The CBS News report says at least 4,000 customers have posted

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DIRECTV Now Moves Longhorn Network From National Channel to Regional

DIRECTV Now has moved the ESPN-owned Longhorn Network from a national channel available to most subscribers to a regional sports channel that can be watched largely only in Texas. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The move, which became effective May 11, means that the DIRECTV Now viewership for the Texas-themed sports network will be greatly

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DIRECTV Now: AT&T Says It’s Not a Replacement For DIRECTV

AT&T CFO John Stephens said yesterday that his company does not see DIRECTV Now as a “replacement” for DIRECTV, the satellite service. Click Amazon: Hottest Deals On Amazon Fire TV Devices! Speaking before the MoffettNathanson Media Summit in New York, Stephens dismissed talk that the company ultimately wants to make the live streaming service its

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Hulu to Add 135 New Titles In June

Hulu plans to add 135 new TV shows and movies to its Video on Demand streaming lineup in June, according to Entertainment Weekly. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $59. The new titles for June will include some classic movies such as On the Waterfront, starring Marlon Brando; both versions of Francis Ford Coppola’s war

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CBS Cancels The Great Indoors

CBS has canceled the rookie comedy, The Great Indoors, after 22 episodes. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The show starred Joel McHale (Community) as the editor of an online magazine and Susannah Fielding as the publisher’s daughter. The Great Indoors was not a critical darling with RottenTomatoes.com giving the show a score of just 45

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DIRECTV to Air Byron Nelson Golf Tournament In 4K

DIRECTV will air this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament in 4K on its live 4K channel, channel 106. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The satcaster, which previously aired The Masters and other sporting events in 4K, says it will broadcast holes 16, 17 and 18 each day of the tournament which runs from May

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Amazon Prime to Add 155 New Titles In June

Amazon will add 155 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup in June, including six original titles. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The new titles for the month will feature LeMans: Racing Is Everything, an Amazon original series chronicling the famous 24-hour auto race that takes place in the French city; The Salesman, an Amazon-produced

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