MLB Extra Innings starts Opening Day with a Week Preview

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MLB is offering a preview of MLB Extra Innings this week starting today, March 31 and running through Sunday, April 6. The free preview comes just in time for today’s Opening Day games, for which 13…

After deal announced, Netflix streamed faster on Comcast in February

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But there’s still a long way to go.

Netflix agrees to pay Comcast for smooth streaming service

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We’re not gonna say it was due to this bit of complaining we did 10 days ago, but Netflix and Comcast have reached a deal that will reportedly ensure TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly…

Hey Comcast, before that merger, can you do something about your hideous Netflix service?

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It’s just bad news all around.

Comcast to purchase Time Warner Cable for $45.2B

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In an early announcement this morning Comcast will purchase Time Warner Cable for about $45.2 billion in stock, creating what will by far be the largest cable TV service provider with about 30 million subscribers. Comcast…

Time Warner Cable boasts 183 HD channels

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In their 2013 Q4 and full-year financial statement, Time Warner Cable boasted 183 HD channels on average for video customers to choose from. We’re pretty certain this number is counting VOD or PPV options, though, as…

Time Warner Cable deal with Viacom adds EPIX channel

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A new long-term multiplatform deal struck between cable TV provider Time Warner Cable and Viacom includes distribution of the premium channel Epix among previously carried networks. This great news for TWC subscribers, who will now be…

Time Warner Cable expands roll-out of Cloud-Based TV Guide

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With 2 million set-top boxes already incorporating cloud-based navigation, Time Warner Cable says they are expanding roll-out of the services to over 6 million set-top boxes by the end of 2014. The cloud-based TV guide simplifies…

Time Warner Cable Offers HBO Starter Bundle for $29.99

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Time Warner cable met their competition head-to-head today by offering an HBO starter bundle for $29.99-per-month to new customers.

Time Warner Cable launches Showtime Anytime for PCs and mobile devices

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Time Warner Cable has launched the Showtime Anytime service for PCs and mobile devices on Android and iOS platforms. The service will let TWC customers who are subscribed to Showtime premium channels watch shows such as…

Time Warner Cable expands Sprout channel to more markets

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Time Warner Cable has announced expansion of the PBS Kids channel Sprout to multiple markets nationwide, including New York and Los Angeles. The 24-hour network geared towards pre-school kids has also been expanded to more Bright…

Time Warner Cable upgrading internet speed in Los Angeles, NYC and Hawaii to follow

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Time Warner Cable is currently upgrading Internet speeds for customers in Los Angeles who subscribe to Ultimate 50 Mbps service. The free upgrade to the Ultimate 100 Mbps Internet tier will double speeds for those customers,…

Sean Combs’ Revolt TV to launch on Comcast & Time Warner Cable

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Comcast and Time Warner Cable will soon launch Revolt TV, a new channel that focuses on music “through the eyes” of Sean Combs. The channel will first launch in New York and Los Angeles on October…

Time Warner Cable adds Scripps channels to TWC TV app to view everywhere

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Time Warner Cable customers now have access to more TV channels via the TWC App, after the provider closed a deal with content provider Scripps Networks Interactive. The new networks include Scripps-owned Cooking Channel, DIY, Food…

CBS Sports Network now available to more Time Warner Cable customers

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CBS Sports Network is now available to more Time Warner Cable customers, as the channel has been added to the cable provider’s Digital TV Package in most markets as of yesterday. Previously, the sports network was…

CBS and Time Warner Renew Their Deal; Consumers Rejoice

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CBS and Time Warner have renewed their deal for reprogramming fees and a full content carriage agreement for CBS channels including CBS Sports Network and Showtime.

CBS Blackout Continues For Time Warner Customers

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If you’re a Time Warner customer who actively watches CBS programming you may be in for a long standoff between the two corporations.

DIRECTV compares CBS / Time Warner Cable blackout to ‘Under The Dome’

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In the latest fee battle between broadcasters and programmers Time Warner Cable and CBS were unable to come to a licensing agreement and so CBS-owned channels were blacked out as of August 2, at 5pm ET….

Time Warner Cable Kills CBS In Dispute

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It’s official. Having threatened their own customers for weeks, Time Warner has finally put CBS on blackout status in three major U.S. markets: Los Angeles, New York and Dallas. Other metropolitan areas affected include Chicago, Boston, Pittsburgh, Denver, and Detroit.

Google Fiber remains dominant in Netflix’ ISP rankings

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Cablevision’s Optimum was the best-rated major ISP for June.