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AT&T Wants 400,000 TV Customers to Switch to More Expensive DIRECTV Plans or Cancel

This week, AT&T chief financial officer John Stephens gave shareholders an update about financial goals going into 2020. A large part of that plan centers on moving customers away from discounted video plans to more expensive AT&T TV or DIRECTV plans. If they don’t move, AT&T seems to be trying to force them to cancel. […]

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Locast Founder Says Networks Waited Too Long to Sue

David Goodfriend, founder of Locast, says that ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox “waited too long” to sue the streaming service which offers free access to local channels in select cities. While speaking at TV of Tomorrow Show in New York today, Goodfriend also pointed out that in the case of Aereo, which is often discussed […]

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Comcast Will Announce New Details About Its NBC Peacock Streaming Service in January

Today, Comcast announced that they will be holding an investor meeting on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm EST to talk about the plan for NBC’s Peacock streaming service. We’ve recently heard about some potential plans for Peacock and those details will hopefully be addressed during this meeting. We’ll likely find out whether Peacock […]

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Amazon Has Added a ‘My Stuff’ Section to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon has made an update to Amazon Prime Video, now including a section called ‘My Stuff’ alongside the Home, Channel, Rent or Buy, and Categories tabs. In a message to subscribers, Amazon says: “We’ve made a few changes Categories for familiar areas of interest. Your Video Library and Watchlist are now found in My Stuff.” Here’s […]

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AMC Studios Acquires Rights to Borne Novel Series

AMC now has the rights to the novels of the Borne universe by Jeff VanderMeer. The studio will potentially be developing a series based on the novel series which includes 2017’s Borne and follow ups The Strange Bird and Dead Astronauts. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic city where a woman named Rachel scavenges […]

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Starting Tomorrow Pluto TV, CBS All Access, Showtime, & More Will All Be Owned By ViacomCBS

Viacom and CBS will merge tomorrow. When the merger is made official, ViacomCBS will own eight streaming services. Here’s the breakdown of what will be owned by the company. CBS All Access CBS All Access is an over-the-top streaming services from CBS. With a CBS All Access subscription, you can watch full episodes of CBS […]

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