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Deal Alert: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy w/The Hobbit & Shadow of Mordor PS4/Xbox One Collections [Expired]

Today only, Amazon is offering big discounts on The Lord of the Rings Trilogy editions. If you’re looking for just the films, The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Extended Edition Trilogy is only $29.99 today only…

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A 55″ Samsung Curved 4k Ultra HD Smart TV for just $1,297?

We’ve been scanning the sites for pre-holiday sales on 4k TVs and this is possibly the best deal we’ve found so far during Amazon’s Black Friday week. In short, you can get a 55-inch Samsung 4k…

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Amazon announces 8 days of Black Friday deals

Amazon has announced Black Friday deals starting on Friday, November 21th and running for eight days total. The company also plans to offer new deals as often as every ten minutes throughout the sale. Since we’re…

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

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…

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Amazon intros Fire TV stick alternative to Chromecast & Roku

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…

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DirecTV subs will get 1 week of NBA League Pass

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….

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Here’s an updated Verizon FiOS TV HD channel list

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…

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Every episode of Simpsons now on FXNow app

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,…

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Second Season of ‘Alpha House’ now streaming on Amazon

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…

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Dish subs lose Turner channels, possibly more to come

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…

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Roku secures $25M in funding

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…

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Netflix adds ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

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…

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

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…

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‘Hercules’ Extended Cut released early to Digital HD

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…

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Suddenlink inks deal with Sony Movie Channel HD

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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New on Blu-ray & Digital HD this week

What’s new on Blu-ray and Digital HD this week? The futuristic film Snowpiercer starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton is now available in a 2-Disc set from Anchor Bay that includes one BD full of bonus…

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World Series streaming live on MLB.TV At Bat app for iOS

This year’s Major League Baseball World Series will stream live for the first time via the MLB.com At Bat app for Apple iOS iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices. The live game streaming, which has already…

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Walmart’s InstaWatch for Vudu expands digital copy access

Walmart has launched the InstaWatch service for use with Vudu accounts that gives customers a digital copy of every eligible Blu-ray Disc or DVD that’s purchased at a Walmart store or online at Walmart.com. Previously, digital…

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Netflix announces original survivalist thriller series ‘Between’

This morning, Netflix announced a new original survivalist thriller series called “Between” that will premiere on City television stations in Canada, the soon-to-be-released Canadian subscription video streaming service shomi, and on Netflix wherever available. For Canadian residents, however, the…

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Apple now shipping 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display

Apple always seems be pushing image resolution further than the norm, as evidenced with their lineup of Macbook Pros, iPads and iPhones with high resolution Retina displays. Now the company’s new 27-inch iMac has introduced 5k…

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Here’s a schedule of upcoming Marvel movies

Movie audiences can’t get enough superhero movies, and this is reflected in the consistent production of titles for theatrical release from studios that collaborate with Marvel and DC Comics. Marvel has a slate of new releases…

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AT&T U-verse HD channel update

From time to time we update the list of HD channels available with AT&T’s U-verse TV service. While some of the changes listed below are fairly recent, others we’ve just been keeping track of. Some recent…

The Myth of Moby Dick explored in new Ron Howard film

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for the Ron Howard-directed film “In the Heart of the Sea.” Based on the book “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex” by Nathaniel…

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