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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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Will DIRECTV Lose ESPN Tonight?

Q. I’ve read that DIRECTV could lose ESPN tonight? Is that true? Will it really happen so soon? It better not! — Yardley, Bel Air, Maryland.  Yardley, the short answer is that we don’t know, but it’s possible. Let me explain. Update: It appears on Sunday morning (September 15) that a deal is done. See

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Will DIRECTV Drop ESPN?

Q. I was watching the game last night and there was a commercial from ESPN saying DIRECTV might drop ESPN. Is that true? If so, when will it happen? And if it does, I’m gone. That’s the last straw! — Quinn, Kansas City.  Quinn, you are not alone. Many DIRECTV subscribers are nervous this morning

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