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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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Disney+ In July 2020: Hamilton, 20 New Originals

Disney+ next month (July 2020) plans to add 60 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 20 originals. The new titles will include Hamilton (pictured above), the filmed version of the original Broadway production that has wowed critics and theatergoers alike. Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also stars in the title role,

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Disney+ This Week: Artemis Fowl, 5 New Originals

Disney+ this week plans to add nine new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including five originals. The new titles will include Artemis Fowl (pictured above), a Disney+ original movie which stars Ferdia Shaw as the descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds who must save his kidnapped father, played by Colin

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Disney+ This Week: 15 New Titles, 6 Originals

Disney+ this week plans to add 15 new TV shows and movies to its streaming service, including six originals. The new titles will include the season finale of Be Our Chef, a Disney+ original cooking competition show featuring two families who must make some taste treats for Disney theme parks; episode 131 of Disney Family

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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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Coronavirus: Will You Get a Sports Channel Refund?

Q. I’ve been reading that there will be refunds for our sports channel fees because there’s no sports on now with the Coronavirus. What is the status of that? When will we get our refunds? — Mark, Evanston, Illinois.  Mark, the answer is probably never. Let me explain. National sports channels, such as ESPN and

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Coronavirus: Can You Watch Disney+ Without Internet?

Q. I read your article about watching Netflix without using the Internet. Can this be done with Disney Plus? We have kids at home because of the Coronavirus and it would be great to have some Disney shows ready in case we have Internet problems.– Samantha, Evanston, Illinois. Samantha, you’re right. Netflix allows you to

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Streaming: Why Does the Picture Quality Change?

Q. I have four streaming services — Disney Plus, Netflix, Hulu and CBS All Access — and I like them all. But there’s one thing I don’t understand. Sometimes the picture is absolutely perfect, and then it blurs up a bit for several seconds, and then it goes back to the perfect picture! It doesn’t

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Does Disney Plus Offer 4K Titles?

Q. I’ve been thinking of getting Disney Plus for the whole family so we can watch Star Wars and other cool stuff on our new 4K TV. But my question is does Disney Plus have 4K shows and movies? — Billie, Chincoteague, Virginia.  Billie, before I answer, a few facts about Disney Plus: Disney Plus,

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ESPN vs. DIRECTV: They Do Have a Deal

AT&T and Disney have finally acknowledged that they have reached a carriage agreement ‘in principle’ that will prevent Disney-owned channels such as ESPN from being blacked out on AT&T-owned TV services such as DIRECTV, U-verse and AT&T TV Now. The initial dispute between the companies became known on September 9 when ESPN suddenly began running

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