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Netflix This Week: Michael Jordan’s Last Dance

Netflix this week (July 19-25) plans to add 20 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including 14 originals. The new titles will include The Last Dance, the 10-part ESPN documentary on the Chicago Bulls’ championship run in the 1990s led by arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Michael Jordan. Vastly

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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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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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Comcast to Show LSU-Clemson Championship Game In 4K

Comcast joins the list of TV providers that will broadcast the 2020 national college football championship game between LSU and Clemson in 4K, according to ESPN, which is producing the event. The game will be played at 8 p.m. ET on January 13 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Click Amazon: See Today’s 1-Day-Only

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DIRECTV to Air College Football Championship In 4K

DIRECTV has announced that it will broadcast the 2020 national college football championship game between LSU and Clemson in 4K. The game will be played at 8 p.m. ET on January 13 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Click Amazon: See Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals!! ESPN will produce the event and simulcast it in HD

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Sling TV Adds Longhorn Network

Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by Dish Network, has added the Longhorn Network to its Sports Extra package for Sling Orange customers. The Sports Extra plan, which costs $10 a month, also includes ESPNU, ESPNews, SEC Network, NHL Network, NFL RedZone channel and NBA TV. Sling subscribers must subscribe to the Orange base

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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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ESPN Is Still On DIRECTV — For Now

ESPN is still on DIRECTV, U-verse and AT&T TV Now as of 5 a.m. ET on Saturday, but it’s unclear for how much longer. Update: It appears on Sunday morning (September 15) that a deal is done. See TVAnswerman.com for more information. AT&T and Disney are locked in a carriage battle that threatens to blackout

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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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DIRECTV: What Happened to ACC Network?

Q. I read your column on how the Charter subscribers couldn’t get the ACC Network. But I’m having the same problem with DIRECTV. I thought DIRECTV was supposed to carry it, but I can’t find it anywhere in my lineup. What’s up with that? — Franklin, Portland.  Franklin, you’re right. Many Charter subscribers are upset

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