Dish, Turner dispute continues, eight channels still black

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It’s almost been two weeks now since Dish subscribers lost eight channels because of a dispute between Dish and Turner Broadcasting. The two companies failed to come to a new distribution agreement before the past agreement’s…

Jason Reitman to produce new Hulu Original series ‘Casual’

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Hulu has announced Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman (Up in the Air, Juno) will executive produce an upcoming Hulu Original series titled Casual. In addition to as serving as executive producer, Reitman will direct the first episode of the single-camera, half-hour…

Amazon delays shipping of new Fire TV Stick orders

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If you were one of the many Amazon customers who got in during the two-day $19 Fire TV offer, consider yourself lucky. Amazon has delayed shipment of future orders of the new streaming stick until January…

DIRECTV lowers price of NFL Sunday Ticket packages

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Access to every out-of-market NFL game on Sundays has just gotten a lot cheaper. DirecTV has lowered the price of NFL Sunday Ticket as the 2014/2015 season enters its ninth week, offering NFL Sunday Ticket Max…

LG releases pro-grade Digital Cinema 4K PC Monitor that’s reasonably priced

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LG has released a new professional-grade 4k monitor for PCs that’s reasonably priced for users who want to up the quality of their display. With a suggested retail price of $1,399, the Digital Cinema 4K Monitor (Model# 31MU97)…

Netflix uploads new original ‘Marco Polo’ series teaser trailer

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Netflix has made its mark in original series production with some of the most popular shows out there, namely the political drama House of Cards and the addictive Orange is the New Black. Now, the company hopes…

NBA offers 1 week of NBA League Pass with over 40 games

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Just in time for the start of the 2014/2015 season, the NBA today started offering TV subscribers a one week preview of NBA League Pass. During the first week, viewers will able to watch up to 40…

LG will stop making plasma TVs in favor of LCD

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LG Electronics Inc. said they will stop making plasma TVs by the end of this November, in favor of LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) technology. Several reasons were explained for not continuing production of plasma sets, including…

Amazon to launch 1st original live-action series for kids

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Starting next month Amazon will launch their first original live-action series created for kids ages 6 through 11. Titled Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, the series is Amazon’s first greenlit project from Amazon Studio’s open-door pilot submissions…

Amazon intros Fire TV stick alternative to Chromecast & Roku

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As Amazon’s last quarterly report left some investors wondering how many more new products would launch at a loss, the company has introduced a streaming media stick to compete with Google’s Chromecast and the Roku Streaming…

DirecTV subs will get 1 week of NBA League Pass

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DirecTV subscribers will get a free week of NBA League Pass when the 2014 season starts Tuesday, October 28th. During the first week of the season, 56 games are scheduled to be played through November 4th….

Here’s an updated Verizon FiOS TV HD channel list

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Every so often we update the list of HD channels available with Verizon’s FiOS TV service. Some of some of the changes  we’ve listed have been in effect for a while, while others are more recent…

Every episode of Simpsons now on FXNow app

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The new FXNow app for iOS and Android devices has been updated with Simpsons World, providing users on-demand access to the entire Simpsons catalog of episodes that spans 25 years. The app is free to download,…

Second Season of ‘Alpha House’ now streaming on Amazon

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Amazon has added the entire 10-episode season of Alpha House to the Prime Instant Video service, giving subscribers the option to binge-watch the new season over the weekend, if desired. Seasons 1 and 2 of Alpha House are available…

Dish subs lose Turner channels, possibly more to come

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Dish subscribers lost several Turner Broadcasting-owned channels last Monday night due to an expired distribution agreement that was not renewed. The expired channels include CNN, Boomerang, HLN, Cartoon Network, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, and CNN en…

Roku secures $25M in funding

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Roku has secured an additional $25 million in funding, following the $60 million received last year, bringing the total amount Roku has raised to just over $150 million. VentureBeat reported the added funding that was disclosed…

Netflix adds ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

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Netflix has just added “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” to its lineup of streaming titles. With “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ set to release to theaters on November 21, 2014, it’s a great time…

Time Warner Cable’s new DVR records 6 shows at once

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The new Enhanced DVR service rolls out first for New York City and Los Angeles customers.  Time Warner Cable has announced roll-out of their new Enhanced DVR service that has the ability to record six shows…

‘Hercules’ Extended Cut released early to Digital HD

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Paramount Pictures and MGM have released an extended cut of the summer blockbuster Hercules to Digital HD format. Typically, extended editions are only offered in Blu-ray Disc format. But we’re seeing this more and more in…

Suddenlink inks deal with Sony Movie Channel HD

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Suddenlink and Sony Movie Channel have come to a multi-year agreement that gives subscribers access to the high-definition movie channel. The channel is currently playing films such as First Knight, The Toy, Clive Barker’s The Plague, and Stir Crazy…

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