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Comcast to Hold 6th Annual ‘Watchathon’

Comcast next week will offer its annual ‘Watchathon,’ which allows video subscribers to watch On Demand programming from more than 50 channels regardless of whether they subscribe to them. The cable operator, which has held the ‘Watchathon’ event for six years, says the participating channels will include HBO, Showtime, Starz, AMC, FX and NBC, among

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Comcast Streams MASN to Cord-Cutters In DC, Baltimore

Comcast is offering MASN, the TV home of the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles, in its new ‘Instant TV’ streaming service, the TV Answer Man has learned. That means that cord-cutters in the Baltimore-Washington area can legally watch the Nats and O’s without a cable or satellite set-top for the first time. (However, there are two

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Comcast: You Have a Picture But No Sound?

Q. I just had Comcast come out and install my new cable service. But I’m getting no sound although I have a picture on every channel. Any ideas? — Turk, Arlington, Virginia. Turk, I hope the Comcast installer didn’t leave your home before testing both your audio and video, but it sounds (sorry, no pun

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Dish, DIRECTV to Offer MLB In 4K

Dish has joined DIRECTV in providing 4K coverage of Saturday’s MLB game between the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros. The game will begin at 4 p.m. ET from Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, the home of the Rangers. Scheduled starters are Lance McCullers Jr .for Houston and Matt Moore for Texas. Click Amazon: Today’s

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Can You Watch Comcast’s MLB Extra Innings In HD?

Q. Will you please look into whether Comcast will have the MLB Extra Innings package in HD. I can’t find anything on their web site about it. — Michael, town unknown. Michael, the answer is yes, but it’s a little tricky. Before I explain, a little background on Comcast’s MLB Extra Innings plan. See Amazon’s

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Comcast Raises Price For MLB Extra Innings

Comcast has revealed at its web site that its ‘early bird’ price for the 2018 MLB Extra Innings plan will be $163.96, which is roughly $9 (and 5.8 percent) higher than its 2017 pre-season price The cable operator’s price for the package of out-of-market games is still $9.99 less than what DIRECTV is now charging

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Watch ESPN: Does It Require a Comcast Video Sub?

Q. I’m a Comcast video subscriber and I’ve been enjoying watching all kinds of sports on WatchESPN. But I’ve been thinking about getting rid of my video service and going Net only. Could I still watch WatchESPN if I do? — BettyAnn, Deale, Maryland. BettyAnn, WatchESPN is a web site that simulcasts ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU,

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Is Hulu Ignoring 4K TV Owners?

Q. I watch 4K programs on Netflix and Amazon Prime and was considering getting Hulu to add to my 4K lineup. But I was wondering: Does Hulu have shows in 4K? I haven’t heard much about it if they do. — Peter, Boise, Idaho. Peter, as you note, Netflix and Amazon Prime have been aggressively

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Dish Hikes MLB Extra Innings Price By 6%

Dish is now selling the 2018 MLB Extra Innings plan for $175, which is $10 more than it charged for the 2017 package of out-of-market baseball games. The $10 hike represents a six percent increase. Click Amazon: See Today’s Top-Selling TVs! DIRECTV, Dish’s satellite rival, recently announced that it has priced this season’s Extra Innings package

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Why Does Cable & Satellite Keep Raising Prices?

Q. My DIRECTV bill just went up again! Why do they raise prices every year? I don’t know how much longer I can take it! Haven’t they heard about cord-cutting? Do they even care if I leave? — Ed, Westminster Maryland. Ed, it’s not just DIRECTV. Six major pay TV operators — DIRECTV, U-verse, Cox,

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