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CBS Just Became More Cord Cutting Friendly

Today CBS and their affiliates have agreed to let the network negotiate digital distribution deals on their behalf, enabling them to juggle their involvement with CBS All Access and other streaming services such as Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Hulu With Live TV, and YouTube TV. This deal is very similar to recent deals […]

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Discovery’s CEO Wants a $10 Sports FREE Skinny Bundle

Sports maybe some of the most popular service on TV but there are many viewers who would happily do without sports. Now it seems Discovery’s CEO is joining a push by Viacom & AMC to offer a streaming service with no sports channels. “Sports is hyper-extended here,” Zaslav said in his company’s quarterly earnings call. […]

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Amazon Launches The Echo Show

Today, Amazon introduced Echo Show, a new device that brings a screen to Alexa. With Echo Show, customers can watch video flash briefings and YouTube, and see music lyrics, smart home cameras, photos, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, and more. Alexa Skills on Echo Show Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, already powers voice experiences on […]

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Sports Illustrated is Launching a Subscription Video Service

It seems Sports Illustrated is jumping in on the cord cutting bandwagon with a new subscription video service. The service will play home to original series, documentaries, analysis from SI’s roster of experts, fantasy sports shows and live and on-demand programming from sports and entertainment events and the brand’s extensions like the Swimsuit Issue and […]

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Women Are Becoming a Big Part of Cord Cutting

Cord cutting has long been seen as a men-only group, but that has never been true. Women have always made up a large part of cord cutting, and now they are a growing part of cord cutting. This argument that men are the only ones becoming cord cutters has been one of the many ways […]

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Amazon Prime Adds a Ton of Classic Movies to Its Lineup

Amazon’s Prime Video service has quietly been building up a great lineup of titles for its steaming service. The goal here seems to be to counter the argument that there is never anything good to watch on Amazon. At one point that was a well-earned complaint about Amazon Prime Video. Yet a lot has changed […]

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Newsy is Launching a Nightly Live News Cast

Newsy the free news service that also offers a premium option is launching its first ever live newscast, “The Why.” The two-hour nightly news program, set to launch this summer, is a continuation of Newsy’s commitment to in-depth storytelling and marks the next step in the company’s expansion into longer form TV programming. The Why is a […]

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