DIRECTV, AT&T TV Raise Monthly Prices For New Customers

Despite accelerating customer defections, AT&T today raised the first-year monthly price for new subscribers to DIRECTV and AT&T TV. The company, however, has not raised monthly fees for its live streaming service, AT&T TV Now, nor for DIRECTV and AT&T TV’s existing customers. New subscribers to DIRECTV now must pay $59.99 a month for the

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AT&T WatchTV Closes to New Customers

AT&T has closed AT&T WatchTV, its $15-a-month streaming service, to new subscribers, and old customers who want to re-subscribe. In a notice posted at its web site, AT&T says service will not be affected for existing WatchTV subscribers. “Standalone WatchTV is no longer available for new sign ups or to re-subscribe,” the statement reads. “Existing

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Kaloopy’s Eye Candy Channel Finds New Home

The Eye Candy Channel, which was unceremoniously removed in April from Pluto TV, has found a new TV home, DistroTV, a Pluto TV rival. The channel, which is owned by a Los Angeles-based company, Kaloopy Media, features continuous videos of beautiful women in various states of undress, dancing, jumping, and sometimes, rolling around the floor

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FuboTV Finally Gets ESPN

FuboTV launched in January 2015 with the promise of delivering more sports programming than any other provider regardless of whether it was via streaming or traditional pay TV. And while the streamer has offered several hard-to-get sports channels, its mission has been tarnished by not carrying arguably the leading sports network of all, ESPN. However,

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Netflix In July 2020: 130 New Titles

Netflix next month (July 2020) plans to add 130 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 59 originals. The new titles will include Unsolved Mysteries, a Netflix original reboot of the 1980/90s TV documentary series on unexplained cases; the final installment of Cable Girls, a Netflix original drama about women’s rights in

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Amazon Prime In July 2020: 55 New Titles

Amazon plans next month (July 2020) to add 55 new TV shows and movies to its Prime streaming lineup, including five new originals. The new titles will include season three of Absentia (pictured above), an Amazon original drama starring Stana Katic as an FBI agent who disappears while hunting a serial killer. When she returns

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Will the Cubs Be On Comcast?

Q. Now that baseball is coming back, will the Chicago Cubs’ new channel be on Comcast? That’s our largest cable operator. I know they’ve been arguing, but did they get a deal during the Coronavirus? — John, Evanston, Illinois.  John, you’re right. Major League Baseball announced yesterday that it will impose a 60-game schedule, likely

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Amazon Fire TV: When Audio & Video Don’t Sync

Q. Sometimes when I watch my Fire TV, the audio and video are not together. The actor’s words will come about three or four seconds later after his lips move like it’s one of those old Godzilla movies. Is there anyway to fix this? — Sherry, Lafayette, Louisiana. Sherry, it’s not uncommon for the audio

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