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HD Report | August 16, 2017

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 sold out on Amazon?

August 15, 2017 |

Is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 currently sold out on Amazon? When searching for the Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray, and DVD Amazon says the title is “Currently unavailable.” Could this just be a glitch? Or could Amazon have possibly sold out all … Read More

DirecTV broadcasts select holes of 2017 PGA Championship in 4k

August 10, 2017 |

DirecTV is broadcasting parts of the 2017 PGA Championship from Charlotte, North Carolina in 4k Ultra HD. The AT&T-owned satellite TV company is featuring holes 16, 17 and 18 in Ultra HD on Channel 106, available to subscribers with the advanced service.

To … Read More

HBO uploads making-of Game of Thrones ‘Loot Train Attack’

August 7, 2017 |

It’s what everyone is talking about at the water cooler Monday morning, a battle scene that HBO’s Game of Thrones’ makers put together so brilliantly it’s hard to imagine anything topping it this season.

After airing Sunday evening, HBO uploaded … Read More

Dish offers free Mayweather vs. McGregor fight with Refer a Friend

August 7, 2017 |

Dish Network is currently offering several new promotions for subscribers who refer a friend to sign up for their satellite TV service, the most high profile being free access to watch the Mayweather vs. McGregor pay-per-view fight.

The $89.95 event (plus … Read More

Free channel previews on Dish Network this month

August 7, 2017 |

Dish is offering over a dozen free channel previews this month for subscribers to their satellite TV service. Most of the networks are included in Dish’s “America’s Top 200” service package that starts at $69.99 per month and includes over 240 … Read More

Black Sails Season 4 releasing to Blu-ray & DVD

August 5, 2017 |

Black Sails: The Complete Fourth Season will release to Blu-ray Disc and DVD on August 29th, 2017. The 3-time Primetime Emmy-winning show ended its 4 season-run with the episode “XXXVIII” on April 2nd, and although there are no more episodes … Read More

The newest streaming channels on Roku

August 4, 2017 |

Roku has a great selection of streaming channels to watch, and recent additions to the lineup include popular networks such as Boomerang, Destination America GO, Discovery Life GO, and DirecTV’s internet TV service DIRECTV NOW. Here are some of the … Read More

Google Play offers almost 150 free TV episodes

August 3, 2017 |

Who needs to pay for TV service when you can watch so much for free? Google Play’s Movie & TV section offers almost 150 free TV episodes, in HD, including single episodes of National Geographic’s Mars (pictured above), Flip or … Read More

‘Snatched’ releasing to Blu-ray & 4k Blu-ray

July 31, 2017 |

20th Century Fox’s comedy Snatched starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn will be available in both Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc combos on August 8. Each edition will include a second disc (either Blu-ray or DVD) as well as … Read More

Amazon will distribute films to theaters starting with Wonder Wheel

July 27, 2017 |

Traditional film distribution to theaters is one industry Amazon had yet to conquer, but riding on the success of their Oscar-winning production Manchester by the Sea (2016), and their just-released comedy/romance The Big Sick (2017), the internet giant will bring Woody … Read More

Westworld Season 2 Trailer from Comic-Con

July 27, 2017 |

One trailer from Comic-Con San Diego we meant to repost was Season 2 of Westworld. Given the short season of Game of Thrones (only 7 episodes) , you can bet on HBO making as big an effort to promote … Read More

30 Movies You Can Rent for 10 Cents Today

July 26, 2017 |

Vudu is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a special on movie rentals for only .10 cents each. They got 30 titles listed at that ridiculous price, including hits such as Flight (2012), World War Z (2013), Terminator Genisys (2015), Kick-AssRead More

‘A Ghost Story’ headed for release on Blu-ray & DVD

July 26, 2017 |

Lionsgate’s fantasy drama A Ghost Story starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara is set to release on Blu-ray and DVD on October 3, 2017. The film, written and directed by David Lowery, is about a bereaved woman who’s deceased husband … Read More

Nielsen rankings now include Hulu & YouTube linear TV viewings

July 26, 2017 |

Nielsen has announced they are now including views of eligible linear TV content on Hulu and YouTube TV to contribute to their C3/C7 commercial ratings. This means media buyers and sellers will have a more transparent report of audiences and their … Read More

CNN app update for Android TV features Live television

July 25, 2017 |

The CNNgo app for Android TV (called “CNNgo for Android TV”) has been updated to include live TV and full episodes of TV shows on-demand. CNN says they hand-curate selections of videos, live television, and full episodes for the app, and are … Read More

Stranger Things Official 1st Trailer revealed at Comic-Con

July 24, 2017 |

There were so many reveals at Comic-Con San Diego it’s hard to keep track, especially emerging content in the traditional television and streaming markets. One of the most anticipated series return, and what’s becoming somewhat of a flagship series for … Read More

VEEP Season 6 releasing to Digital, Blu-ray & DVD

July 21, 2017 |

The sixth season of HBO’s Original Series VEEP starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus is releasing soon to digital, Blu-ray, and DVD. The ten-episode season will first be available from digital retailers such as Amazon, Google Play and iTunes on July 24, followed … Read More

GIRLS Season 6 releasing to Blu-ray with Exclusive Content

July 19, 2017 |

On Tuesday, July 25th the sixth and final season of HBO’s hit series Girls will release to Blu-ray and DVD. It will be a sad day for fans of the Lena Dunham series, but a good day for anyone who … Read More

George R. R. Martin to executive produce HBO’s ‘Who Fears Death’

July 12, 2017 |

George R. R. Martin has got his hands full with plenty of Game of Thrones projects including completing “Winds of Winter” from the “A Song of Ice and Fire” book series (now going on 5 years) and a prequel/spin-off … Read More

Stranger Things Season 2 premiere date announced by Netflix

July 11, 2017 |

We all knew the second season of the breakthrough Netflix series Stranger Things would be sometime this fall, but not the exact date. In fact, IMDB still has the premiere listed for October 31st. But we do know how much … Read More