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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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Charter-Spectrum: What Happened to ACC Network?

Q. I have Charter Spectrum cable and I read that I was going to get the ACC Network. So last night, I turned it on and what do I see? Nothing! Nothing at all. What the hell?! Why wasn’t it on? — Tulo, Los Angeles. Tulo, you are not alone. A large number of Charter/Spectrum

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ACC Network Debuts Tonight – Who’s Carrying It?

Q. I am excited about the ACC Network starting tomorrow (today, August 22), but I was wondering if my provider, Comcast, will carry it. And if it’s not, which of the streamers will carry it. Will Netflix? — Sam, Raleigh, North Carolina.  Sam, you’re right. The ESPN-owned ACC Network debuts tonight at 7 p.m. ET.

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Who Will Carry ACC Network?

Q. I am very excited about watching the new ACC Network. But I was wondering when it will launch and whether my TV provider, DIRECTV, will carry it? Also, will Sling TV carry it? So, will they? — Marlena, Raleigh, North Carolina.  Marlena, as you probably know, the ACC Network will feature live games involving

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