Poll Results: The Best Blu-ray So Far in 2014

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Twice a year we do a poll of our readers to determine what is the best Blu-ray Disc release –  once at mid-year and the second at the end of the year. In our results, only…

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and other Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Releases This Week

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This week’s blockbuster release The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is available in two different combo packs from Sony, one with a 3D copy of the film and the other without. However, both Blu-ray combo packs include DVD…

‘Gotham’ Premieres this September on Fox – minus Batman

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“Gotham” is an upcoming DC Comics origin series set in the city of Gotham before the arrival of Batman. Rather than focusing on the DC superhero himself, the show will revolve around Jim Gordon, played by Ben…

FOX Now & CNBC added to iTunes Channel Lineup

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If you’re a regular Apple TV user and frequently check the available channels listings, you may have already noticed two new apps for the streaming platform. CNBC and FOX Now have been added to the lineup,…

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Exclusive Blu-ray Editions Overview

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 releases this week to three home media disc formats including Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD. As with many blockbuster films, major retailers are offering exclusive editions of the film on Blu-ray Disc…

WatchESPN app updated for SEC Network

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The WatchESPN app for Android and iOS devices has been updated to accommodate the newly launched SEC Network, giving subscribers access to SEC Network, SEC Network + and Longhorn Network. The ESPN-owned channel broadcasts college sports played…

PlayStation TV & Fire TV Spec Comparison

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Sony confirmed this week the PlayStation TV would launch on October 14th in the US, and the following month in Europe. The media player will offer both entertainment and gaming options in a tiny package, and promises…

‘Arrested Development’ Season 5 Confirmed, But When?

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“Arrested Development” is coming back to Netflix for a new season. On “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Will Arnett, Gob, confirmed that the Bluth’s will return for a fifth season. I promise this isn’t one…

TV Providers Offer Preview of NFL RedZone Channel

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At least five television service providers are offering a free preview of NFL RedZone this coming Sunday, Aug. 16 as well as the following Sunday, Aug. 23 and Thursday, Aug. 28. DISH, Charter, Cox, Cablevision Optimum,…

SEC Network Launches Across TV Platforms

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SEC Networks launched today across major TV service providers including AT&T U-verse, Bright House Networks, Charter, Comcast Xfinity, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH, Google Fiber, and Time Warner Cable, and many other providers nationwide. The ESPN-owned network plans to cover…

Dish Anywhere App for Tablets Gets Overall

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If you’ve recently updated the DISH Anywhere app on your Android or iOS tablet you may have noticed it looks quite a bit different. The app has been completely redesigned, using more image-based navigation for sliding…

PlayStation TV confirmed for Oct. 14 launch in US

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Sony confirmed yesterday via Twitter that PlayStation TV will be available in the US on October 14, 2014. The tiny, 65mm x 105mm device will function as both a game console and streaming media player, allowing…

Several Disney Films Among New Blu-ray & Digital Releases This Week

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Disney has released several animated films this week to Blu-ray Disc including Hercules (1997), Bedknobs & Broomsticks (1971), Tarzan (1999), Muppets Most Wanted (2014), and the 2-Disc 10th Anniversary edition Mickey Donald Goofy: Three Musketeers. Also from…

Season 17 of South Park coming to Blu-ray & DVD

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The seventeenth season of the long-running show South Park is coming to Blu-ray Disc and DVD on September 16. And, although the 10-episode season is already available to download or stream online, the disc formats will…

AT&T will launch SEC Network on U-verse Channel 1607

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AT&T U-verse will carry SEC Network when it launches on August 14. The ESPN-owned network broadcasts in 720p( HD) and 480i (SD), and will be available on U-verse channels 1607 (HD) and 607 (SD). AT&T was…

Dish to Carry SEC Network on Channel 404

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The launch of ESPN’s SEC Network is just days away, and as we near August 14 we’re starting to get word of channel locations for SEC through various providers. Today, Dish announced SEC Network will be…

‘Sons of Anarchy’ Final Season premieres Sept. 9

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The final season of Sons of Anarchy has revved up with a dramatic trailer shown exclusively at IMDB. FX’s flagship show premieres on September 9th with a 90 minute special, and if the trailer is any indication…

Cinemax & Starz Offering Free Previews This Weekend

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If you haven’t noticed yet Cinemax and Starz are offering free previews of their suites of channels all weekend long, with providers including AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, DirecTV, DISH, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon FIOS. Cinemax…

New Line reveals The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Editions on Blu-ray

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New Line Home Video has revealed two versions of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition; one a 3-Disc Blu-ray set and the other a 5-Disc Blu-ray set with 3D versions of the film. Both…

Here’s a review of ‘The Knick’ episode 1

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Cinemax premiered the first episode of The Knick last night and it appears the series is off to a good start. Directed by Steven Soderberg, the show takes place in the early twentieth century at New…

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