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Coronavirus: AT&T TV, DIRECTV Offers Free HBO, Epix, More

AT&T-owned TV services today are kicking off a free preview of four premium channels as a way to help Coronavirus shut-ins pass the time. DIRECTV and U-verse subscribers today will be able to watch Starz for free until April 2. Then, on April 2, Epix will be available for free until April 16 for subscribers

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HBO Holds Free Preview For Westworld S3 Premiere

HBO this weekend is holding a free preview which includes tonight’s season three debut episode of Westworld, the sci-fi western starring Rachel Evan Wood, Ed Harris and Thandie Newton. TV providers that are offering the free preview include Comcast, Cox, Altice, DIRECTV, U-verse, Verizon and RCN, among others. The free HBO preview, which also includes

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5 TV Predictions For 2020

Q. You used to be the TV predictions guy. Don’t you have some predictions for the next year coming up? I would like to see what you think will happen with DIRECTV and some other companies. — Maryann, Cincinnati.  Maryann, I did run the TVPredictions.com industry web site for nearly twenty years before launching this

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Dish vs. HBO: Is There Anything New?

Q. You wrote yesterday about Dish not having the Fox sports channels and if there’s anything new. But what about HBO? We haven’t had HBO on Dish for over a year. Will it ever come back? — Cindy, Boise, Idaho.  Cindy, you’re right. It’s now been more than 12 months since Dish and HBO couldn’t

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Big Little Lies: How You Can Watch It For Free

Q. I want to see the new HBO show, Big Little Lies (pictured above), with Nicole Kidman and Meryl Street because I love them, particularly Meryl. I’ve seen everything she’s been in. But I don’t have HBO. What’s the easiest and cheapest way to get it? I don’t like to spend money. — Nat, Fairfax,

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HBO Go & Now Fail During GOT; Does Live Streaming Just Suck Or What?

News Analysis Live streaming took another left to the chin last night when subscribers to HBO’s two streaming units, HBO Now and HBO Go, reported widespread snafus during the final season debut of Game of Thrones. The reported problems included everything from login issues to picture buffering to system outages. Subscribers who get HBO through

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Dish vs. HBO: Why the Blackout Could Last Months

Q. I am really bummed that Dish lost HBO and Cinemax last night. They are my two favorite channels, by far. I know they are fighting over money, but how long do you think this thing will last? — Morty, Corsicana, Texas. Morty, as you know, Dish, and its live streaming service, Sling TV, last

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