MLB TV: How to Get a Refund

Q. I don’t believe baseball is coming back this season so why doesn’t MLB TV give us refunds. I paid last February and I could use that money now with the Coronavirus shutdown. — Roger, St. Louis.  Roger, Major League Baseball is still committed to holding a 2020 season, albeit a shortened one. In fact,

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Why AT&T Might Not Sell DIRECTV

News Analysis Last week’s Fox Business report that “bankers” are saying AT&T needs to sell DIRECTV because it’s an ‘underperforming asset’ certainly rings true. Since AT&T purchased DIRECTV in 2015 for $49 billion, the nation’s top satellite TV service has lost roughly five million subscribers. Making matters worse, the customer defections are dramatically increasing with

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Netflix This Week: Uncut Gems, Space Force

Netflix this week (May 24-30) plans to add 11 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including seven originals. The new titles will include Space Force, a Netflix original comedy series starring Steve Carell as an Air Force general charged with starting a new military unit in outer space. (And if Carell as

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Why Would Dish Want to Buy DIRECTV?

Q. I read your article today about AT&T selling DIRECTV to Dish. Why would Dish want DIRECTV now? Aren’t they losing subscribers, too? What’s the point of buying a satellite TV service in a pandemic, particularly when the business is dying. I don’t get it. And wouldn’t the federal government block the deal anyway? —

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Will AT&T Soon Sell DIRECTV?

Bankers say AT&T needs to sell DIRECTV due to the Coronavirus outbreak and accumulating company debt, according to a Fox Business report. The report does not name the bankers, nor say how many are offering this opinion. It also does not say if the bankers are communicating this position with AT&T, or if AT&T is 

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Netflix In June 2020: 45 Originals, New Spike Lee

Netflix next month (June 2020) plans to add 101 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 45 originals. The new titles will include Da 5 Bloods, a Netflix original movie from director Spike Lee about a group of African-American war veterans who return to Vietnam to search for buried gold. The cast

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Disney+ In June 2020: 44 New Titles, 19 Originals

Disney+ next month (June 2020) plans to add 44 new TV shows and movies to its streaming service, including 19 originals. The new titles will include Artemis Fowl, a Disney+ original movie which stars Ferdia Shaw as the descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds who must save his kidnapped father. The film was

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Hulu to Drop 34 Titles In June 2020

Hulu says it will drop 34 titles next month from its subscription Video on Demand service, including some classic films. The good news is that the streamer will add 122 titles next month as well. But the departures will include some classic movies such as GoodFellas, Martin Scorsese’s crime drama starring Ray Liotta, Robert DeNiro

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Did DIRECTV Drop One America News Network?

Q. I read on the Twitter that DIRECTV dropped the OANN channel, the One America News Network. And I couldn’t find it my lineup. What the hell is this? Is it because AT&T hates the president? I know that’s it!!! — Bonnie, East Lansing, Michigan.  Bonnie, you are not alone in your frustration. Social media

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