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Will DIRECTV Carry SportsNet LA In 2020?

Q. Do you think there’s any chance that DIRECTV will carry the Dodgers TV channel? It really is hard to believe that no one besides Spectrum has it. Don’t you think DIRECTV will carry it this season? Aren’t they losing subscribers and all? — Fred, Manhattan Beach, California.  SportsNet LA, the TV home of the

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Marquee Sports Signs Carriage Deal With Hulu Live

Marquee Sports Network, the new TV home of the Chicago Cubs, has announced a carriage agreement with Hulu’s live streaming service. The deal is Marquee’s second with a live streaming service. Previously, the new regional sports channel secured a carriage pact with AT&T TV Now (also a live streamer) as well as traditional pay TV

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Marquee & Cubs: What’s Taking Comcast So Long?

Q. I read your story saying that you think Comcast will add the new Cubs channel by opening day. So what is the holdup? Why doesn’t Comcast do it already? — Mitch, Evanston, Illinois.  Mitch, as you know, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive TV home for the Chicago Cubs, launches

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MLB.TV Price Going Up In 2020

Major League Baseball is raising the price on this season’s edition of MLB.TV by $3 to $121.99. The league’s online package of out-of-market games cost $118.99 in 2019. (MLB also raised the 2019 price by $3; it was $115.99 in 2018). For $121.99, a MLB.TV subscriber can watch every 2020 out-of-market game on 400 supported

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Marquee & Cubs: Will Comcast Carry It?

Q. I’m very angry that the Cubs are on this new special channel and my cable service Comcast isn’t carrying it. Do you think this will change before the season begins? Or before spring training games begin? — Yardley, Evanston, Illinois.  Yardley, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago

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DIRECTV Raises MLB Extra Innings Price (Again)

DIRECTV is charging $183 for this year’s MLB Extra Innings plan, which is $5.10 more than last year, according to its web site. (DIRECTV subscribers can pay in one amount or $30.50 a month for six months.) The satcaster last year raised the price of Extra Innings by $3.91 to $177.90. Extra Innings, the pay

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Will Dish Carry the Chicago Cubs Channel?

Q. I know that DIRECTV will carry the new Chicago Cubs channel, but what about Dish. I would like to see it on my lineup since they will have all the games. — Mark, Evanston, Illinois.  Mark, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago Cubs game broadcasts, launches on

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SportsNet LA: Why Doesn’t Charter Lower Its Fees?

Q. It’s 2020 and it looks like the Dodgers won’t be on DIRECTV yet again this season. Isn’t there anything that can be done about this?! Why won’t Charter just lower the fees so every TV company would carry SportsNet LA? It doesn’t make any sense to me at all. — Bev, Marina Del Rey,

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Who Will Carry the Chicago Cubs Channel?

Q. Baseball season is getting a little closer and I want to watch my Cubbies this season. Do you know which TV services will carry the new Cubs channel? — Ann Marie, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Ann Marie, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago Cubs game broadcasts, launches on

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Will MLB.TV Still Have Blackouts In 2020?

Q. I read that Major League Baseball is doing away with blackouts and letting the teams sell their games on streaming instead of just cable. This is great for a cord-cutter like myself. Can you explain how this will work on MLB.TV and the rest? — Sandy, Jacksonville, Florida.  Sandy, I’m sorry to inform you

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World Series: Should You Get a 4K TV?

Q. I was thinking of buying a new 4K TV to watch the World Series. But then I thought, hey, is the World Series even in 4K? So is it? — Otto, Chincoteague, Virginia.  Otto, Fox, which is producing and broadcasting the 2019 World Series, is now offering the American League Championship Series games in

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