TCL Is Dominating Amazon’s Best-Selling TV List

If you asked someone which TVs sell best, you would probably get such answers as Vizio, Samsung, Sony or LG. And while those big brands continue to top many best-selling TV lists, a relatively little-known TV manufacturer named TCL is blowing everyone away at Amazon.com. TCL, a Chinese company which sold more than 20 million

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Showtime, HBO Offer Programs Early to Avoid Oscar Night

Showtime is now streaming season two, episode two of the financial drama, Billions, five days before its premiere on the pay TV Showtime channel. The episode can be watched on Showtime Now (requires pay TV subscription) as well as Showtime’s online subscription channel, which requires a monthly fee. See Amazon’s 1-Day-Only deals! The show, which stars

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What’s New On Hulu In March?

Hulu plans to add 123 new movies and TV shows to its streaming lineup in March, according to Entertainment Weekly. The new Hulu lineup will feature the four-part drama, National Treasure, which is based loosely on the sex scandals that rocked British television a few decades ago; and Harlots; an eight-part Hulu original drama about

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Updated: AT&T Says DIRECTV Now Did Not Suffer Another Outage

DIRECTV Now, the live streaming service from AT&T, has suffered another significant outage with dozens of channels blacked out this morning for unspecified technical reasons. See update from AT&T below: Throughout the day yesterday, DIRECTV Now subscribers complained that their on-screen guide was missing at least half of their channels, making it impossible to click

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Sling TV, Dish Join the Free Preview Weekend

Sling TV this weekend is holding a free preview of HBO for both its Orange and Blue package subscribers. The HBO preview will run from Thursday through Monday. HBO this weekend is premiering the season one debut of Big Little Lies, a murder mystery starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman. Amazon: See the latest deals!

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DIRECTV to Offer Free Preview Of All Premium Channels

DIRECTV this weekend will hold a free preview of all HBO, Showtime, Cinemax and Starz channels. The preview, which will run from February 17 through February 20, will include 45 different channels on DIRECTV from channel 501 to 555. Amazon: See today’s ‘1-Day-Only’ deals. DIRECTV subscribers will be able to see the season two premiere of Billions on

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Dish & DIRECTV Will Offer Planet Earth II In 4K

Dish announced this morning that it will also show the six-part BBC documentary series, Planet Earth II, in 4K, starting this week. DIRECTV had previously revealed it will air the program in 4K on channel 104, which is one of its three channels dedicated to 4K programming. Planet Earth II, a follow-up to the critically-acclaimed 2006 documentary

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DIRECTV to Begin 4K Coverage of Fox Sports

DIRECTV and Fox this week will officially begin its partnership to offer sporting events in 4K with the 4K broadcast of the California-Stanford basketball game. The game, which will tip off at 10 p.m. ET on February 17, will be offered in 4K on DIRECTV’s dedicated live 4K channel, which is channel 106.  On March

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Dish Signs Deal With Bonten; Blackout Ends

Dish announced tonight that it has signed a new carriage agreement with Bonten Media, ending a 25-day blackout. Bonten’s 12 network affiliates had been off Dish since January 17 when the old carriage pact expired. The companies were fighting over how much Dish should pay to carry Bonten’s stations. Dish did not disclose the terms

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