The Surprisingly Good News About Cord-Cutting

The truth about “cord cutters” — people who quit pay-TV service — is more complicated than it’s often portrayed in the media.<p>Veteran analyst Craig Moffett argued in a recent client note that the rate of subscriber declines for cable, satellite and telecom TV services improved in the second quarter …


Liam Payne Joins Bebe Rexha & Rita Ora at MTV VMA’s Kickoff Concert!

<b>Bebe Rexha</b> happily strikes a pose with <b>Rita Ora</b> while hitting the carpet at the <b>2018 MTV VMA’s</b> <b>Kickoff Concert</b> presented by DirecTV Now at Terminal 5 on …

Liam Payne

Reese Witherspoon Reveals Her Dolly Parton Dreams While Driving With Kacey Musgraves: Exclusive Video

The two stars chatted about country music on the latest episode of 'Shine On with Reese.'<p>Reese Witherspoon is highlighting some of entertainment's …


‘Monday Night Football’ Live Stream: How To Watch Ravens Vs. Colts Online

Andrew Luck looks to build off last week’s return as the Indianapolis Colts host the Baltimore Ravens on <i>Monday Night Football.</i><p>Luck’s first NFL game …

Smart TV

Kacey Musgraves, Reese Witherspoon Talk Struggles for Women in Country Music

Reese Witherspoon spotlights the success stories of women in her new series <i>Shine On With Reese</i>. In the latest episode, the actress joins Kacey …


U.S. cord cutting slows while satellite suffers record customer losses in Q2 2018

Thursday, August 16th, 2018<p><i>Cord cutting slows while direct broadcast satellite suffers record customer losses in Q2 2018</i><p>The latest legacy and virtual …

Sling TV

DirecTV beats $4B lawsuit that alleged it tricked customers into paying more

Judge guts lawsuit in which FTC sought refunds from AT&T-owned DirecTV.<p>AT&T-owned DirecTV has defeated the bulk of a $4 billion lawsuit filed by the …

Technology Policy

AT&T beats the government again: DirecTV wins partial victory in deceptive advertising suit

It is a good time to be a lawyer for AT&T.<p>On the heels of its antitrust victory over the Justice Department, the company received good news last week …

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How to watch Bachelor in Paradise week 3 live streaming online

The third week of Bachelor in Paradise brings more drama and new contestants. Here’s how to watch the craziness unfold live streaming online.<p>Bachelor …

Bachelor in Paradise

TV channels, radio listings for sports on the air, August 20-26: MLB, NFL, college football and more

Here's a glance at TV channels, radio listings and game times for local games and national sporting events for August 20-26, 2018. Frequent TV …

World Series

49ers-Texans 3rd quarter game thread

We’re back for another week of preseason football! The San Francisco 49ers travel to face the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium in Week 2 of the …

Football (U.S.)

HDHomeRun Launches a Live TV Streaming Service to Take on Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW

By onAugust 17, 2018 in All News, News<p>Today SiliconDust announced that they are launching a live TV streaming service with 45 channels for $35 a …

Sling TV

Are your live local channels on a streaming TV service yet?

By now you've probably considered cutting the cable TV cord to save money on your TV bill. Maybe you're fine without paying for live TV. You watch mostly Netflix and YouTube anyway, and when you want live TV, you just use an antenna.<p>Then again, maybe you want more: a full slate of live TV channels …

Sling TV

Cardinals-Brewers game Saturday airs on FS1 | FOX Sports

The Cardinals’ game on Saturday, Aug. 18, vs. Milwaukee will be televised nationally on FS1. The game will also be streamed on FOX Sports GO.<p>Game …

Sling TV

comScore: pure play streaming services like Sling TV and DirecTV Now reach 5% of US Wi-Fi households, up 58% since last year

Sling TV

Countdown to VMAs 2018: Who Will Take the Stage With Rita Ora for a Surprise Guest Performance at DIRECTV’s Kick-Off Concert?

It’s almost time! With the 2018 Video Music Awards approaching fast, it’s no surprise that some of the biggest music stars are getting in the spirit …

Rita Ora

Loss of DirecTV service prompted man, 39, to beat girlfriend, 78, police say

A Florida man allegedly beat his 78-year-old girlfriend this week, claiming she failed to pay their DirecTV bill, resulting in a loss of service, authorities said.<p>David Mann, 39, was arrested for battery of a person over the age of 65, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office said.<p>Mann allegedly threw …

News (U.S.)

$30 Billion Projected To Shift From TV To OTT Over Next 5 Years

Traditional TV companies will lose about $30 billion in profits over the next five years as the aggregation and distribution of programming shifts to …

Media Industry

Virtual MVPD Usage Now Accounts For 10% of All OTT Streaming, comScore Says

Research company said vMVPD customers were up 58% year over year to 4.9 million as of April<p>Streaming of virtual MPVD services accounted for about 10% …

Sling TV


<b>Live TV coverage for Town fans around the world</b><p>- Town’s game against Manchester City on TV overseas<br>- 154 countries showing the game from the Etihad …

Huddersfield Town AFC

Review: Animated adventure ‘Luis and the Aliens’ has a surprisingly sad heart

The German animated film “Luis and the Aliens,” dubbed into English for its U.S. release, is a standard-issue kid-friendly adventure with a surprisingly sorrowful center. Directed by Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein and Sean McCormack and written by the Lauensteins, “Luis & the Aliens” …

The Arts

News Bites: Manafort trial continues, White House considers pulling back foreign aid, Judge tosses part of suit against DirecTV

Here’s a quick wrap-up of other headlines making news today.

Foreign Aid

[$$] Judge Rejects Large Parts of FTC Suit Against DirecTV

A California federal judge on Thursday rejected large parts of a nearly $4 billion government lawsuit alleging satellite-TV giant DirecTV engaged in …


Nasdaq Paces Sell-Off; Stock Market Health Weighs On This Factor More Than China, Turkey

6:00 PM ET<p>Related news<p>4:26 PM ET Verizon will offer early 5G broadband customers a free Apple TV 4K set-top or free DirecTV Now subscription, moving …

Stock Markets

Hundreds of Netflix, HBO, DirecTV and Hulu credentials for sale on dark web

In Aprils 2018, Irdeto researchers discovered 854 listings of OTT credentials from 69 unique sellers across more than 15 dark web marketplaces.


DirecTV Now expected to become largest streaming service by end of 2018, passing Sling TV

It appears that the streaming services like DirecTV Now are beginning to catch on with consumers, so much so that their popularity has slowed the …

Sling TV

REALALOY investing profile on StockTwits

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FCC says court made error in approval of AT&T/Time Warner merger

AT&T's statements to FCC shouldn't have been dismissed by judge, FCC says.<p>The Department of Justice's attempt to reverse the AT&T/Time Warner merger …

Net Neutrality

DirecTV Now Rolling Out Support for Many Local ABC, NBC, and CBS Stations Owned by Nexstar

Live TV streaming service DirecTV Now this week began expanding support for local stations on its service, with numerous posts on r/DirecTVNow reporting that local network affiliates for ABC, NBC, and CBS have appeared in cities across the United States.<p>As pointed out by <i>CordCuttersNews</i>, these …

DirecTV Now

Pay TV Subscriber Losses Dropped to About 415,000 in Q2 as vMVPDs Continue to Grow

Attribution slowed from 655,000 in the second quarter of 2017, Leichtman Research says<p>With virtual MVPDs continuing to take on new customers at a …