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For the first time ever, SHOWTIME will be offered over the internet as a stand-alone streaming service launching in early July, with Apple as its first partner. The stand-alone service will be called SHOWTIME, a brand already embraced by consumers as the home for cutting-edge original programming, sports and movies. The launch of SHOWTIME will coincide with the new seasons of the critically-acclaimed, hit series […]

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Netflix Starts Testing Pre-Roll Ads

UPDATE: The CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings just posted on his personal Facebook account that there will be no ads on Netflix. He did go on to add that Netflix is “Just adding relevant cool trailers for other Netflix content you are likely to love.” So here is the question is a unskippable “trailer” that […]

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Hulu is Eliminating Hulu Plus

Update: Hulu officially pulled the plug on Hulu Plus on June 16th 2015. No worries if you are a subscriber the only thing different is that it is just called Hulu now. In a surprising move, the Hulu CEO announced last week that Hulu will be removing the “Plus” from their premium service. Hopefully this […]

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What Is New And What Is Leaving Netflix In June 2015

What is Leaving Netflix: Leaving June 1 Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) City of Ghosts (2003) Dance with Me (1998) Deep Blue Sea (1999) DeRay Davis: Power Play (2010) Dream Lover (1994) Drugs, Inc.: Season 2-3 (2010 series) Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998) Frankie and Johnny (1991) G.I. Jane (1997) Garfield and Friends: Vol. 1-2 (1988 series) Hatchet II (2010) I Escaped A Cult (2014) Ink Master: Season […]

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Netflix Begins Testing Post-Roll Ads

Today Cord Cutters News has received several messages from Xbox One users telling us they have started to see ads on Netflix for other Netflix shows. Apparently all of the ads shows for now are for Netflix Original shows but that could change in the future. We reached out to Netflix inquiring about the ads […]

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Sling TV Comes To The Google Nexus Player

Sling TV today launched its Android TV application for Google’s Nexus Player, available for immediate download in the Google Play Store. Sling TV and Google are kicking off their collaboration with a promotion that gets Nexus Player into the hands of customers at half price. Starting today, new customers can purchase a Nexus Player at […]

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