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Plex’s Live TV service comes to the web and Fire TV

Plex’s Live TV service, a service offering cord cutters a way to watch and record live television via an antenna, is now available to use via the web as well as on Amazon Fire TV. From the desk

AT&T’s DirecTV Now is testing a cloud DVR with 100 hours of storage

AT&T’s streaming TV service for cord cutters, DirecTV Now, hasn’t yet publicly launched a cloud DVR feature – something all major rivals today offer – but we now know what

Hulu’s Live TV service to have all five major broadcast networks with addition of The CW

Hulu today announced a new agreement with The CW Network, a joint venture between CBS and Warner Bros., which will allow Hulu to offer the network to subscribers of its newer Live TV service. The deal

CBS is expanding to Australia with buyout of troubled broadcaster Network Ten

CBS is to branch into Australia after it announced a deal to acquire struggling broadcaster Network Ten. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, could save the network from a difficult pat

HBO NOW’s app has pulled in $19 million since the “Game of Thrones” premiere

The “Game of Thrones” effect is in full force for HBO NOW, the premium network’s streaming service for cord cutters. According to new data from app market data provider App Annie, th

Over a third of millennials say they’ll pay for Disney’s streaming service, survey finds

Disney’s forthcoming streaming service may be able to carve out a niche for itself because choosing a subscription service is not a zero-sum game. A number of recent studies have already indicated t

Walmart’s streaming service Vudu hits Apple TV

As reported earlier this month, Walmart’s streaming service Vudu has now arrived on Apple TV… with a few limitations. The new app allows you to watch the movies and shows saved to your Vud

YouTube TV now available to 50% of U.S. households

Following July’s expansion which tripled its footprint, Google today announced that YouTube TV is now available to 50 percent of U.S. households, thanks to a rollout to 14 new markets. The compa

Roku cracks down on private channels

Roku has begun to crack down more on private channels – a feature originally intended to allow developers to test their channels ahead of submission to Roku’s channel store, but which soon

ESPN’s Apple TV app now lets you watch four games at once

ESPN today rolled out a new version of its Apple TV app that introduces the ability to watch four live simultaneous streams which can be displayed on the screen at the same time. The feature takes adv

Sling TV now works in the browser

Despite having been one of the first to offer live, streaming TV over the internet, Dish’s Sling TV service has just now introduced a way to watch its service via a web browser. The company is t

Shonda Rhimes is bringing her award-winning talents to Netflix

Shonda Rhimes is coming to Netflix. The writer/producer whose television empire spans from West Coast hospitals to a scandal-wracked West Wing is joining the Netflix stable of exclusive content. It&#8

Disney has done streaming before, but its new try could be huge

Disney announced this afternoon that it’s doing the inevitable. It’s launching its own streaming service in 2019, and will pull its movies from Netflix that same year. But this is not Disn

What we know about CBS’s upcoming streaming service for sports

Cord cutters have another reason to get excited, as CBS this week announced it's planning to launch a live streaming service for sports. The news was discussed on the company's Q2 earnings call, and t

CBS to expand CBS All Access internationally, plans a live streaming service for sports

On the heels of this morning's news of a deal that brings CBS channels to AT&T's DirecTV Now, the network this afternoon announced its plans to expand its own streaming service, CBS All Access, to

DirecTV Now adds CBS & its networks, including The CW, Showtime, CBS Sports Network & Pop

AT&T’s live TV service DirecTV Now has just upped the ante for cord cutters debating their various options. The company announced this morning it has reached an agreement with CBS that will

FX’s new $6 per month ad-free streaming service isn’t for cord cutters

FX this morning announced the launch of a new streaming service, FX+, that will offer commercial-free viewing of current seasons of both FX and FXX original series, in addition to all seasons of many

Plex brings its Live TV streaming service to Apple TV and Android, adds time-shifting

Plex today is taking its Live TV service, including its DVR, out of beta, while also expanding to Apple TV and Android, and introducing a new “time-shifting” feature that allows you to pau

CBS adds 24/7 news from CBSN to its standalone streaming service, CBS All Access

CBS’ streaming service for cord cutters, CBS All Access, is rounding out its programming lineup by adding live, anchored new coverage and original reporting to its subscription service by way of

Google’s cord cutter app YouTube TV reaches 2 million downloads

Approximately 2 million people have installed the YouTube TV app, Google’s live TV service aimed at a younger generation of cord cutters, as well as those who never signed up for traditional pay TV
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