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Best Streaming TV Deals for October 2022

by | Sep 30, 2022 | Best Of, Industry News

One of the bigger selling points of streaming TV is that it’s usually less expensive than cable or satellite . . . OK, it’s the biggest selling point. We’re not cheap; we’re “dollar-conscious.” But there’s always a new way to save a few bucks, even in the streamverse.

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How to Watch the Halloween Movies in Order

by | Sep 22, 2022 | Entertainment, Industry News

Do you love the Halloween movies and their masked mascot Michael Myers? So do we. And we’re stoked to see the upcoming Halloween Ends, the final film in David Gordon Green’s reboot trilogy. To mark the occasion, we’re gonna watch all 13 Halloween films in order. If you wanna do it, too, here’s our game plan.

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How to Watch the 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards

by | Sep 8, 2022 | Entertainment, Industry News

Maybe you want to see your favorite TV series and stars honored with extra pomp and circumstance. Or perhaps you hope all awards shows have celebrity-on-celebrity fisticuffs now that Will Smith and Chris Rock blazed the trail.

Your motivations don’t matter to us—we’ll still tell you how to watch the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards live on NBC this Monday, September 12.

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New Paramount+ With SHOWTIME Bundle Discounts

by | | Entertainment, Industry News

It was inevitable that Paramount Global (formerly ViacomCBS to TV non-nerds) would combine its biggest streaming services, Paramount+ and SHOWTIME, into a single package—and it just happened. Well, sort of: you can still subscribe to either Paramount+ or SHOWTIME separately, but it’s now easier (and cheaper) to bundle the pair for less money than Netflix or HBO Max.

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A man watches TV while his partner tries to seduce him.

Survey: 1 in 10 Would Drop Sex Before TV

by | Aug 25, 2022 | Entertainment, Industry News, Outreach

What would you give up for a month to keep your favorite streaming TV service? Of the 983 Americans we polled, more than 1 in 10 said they’d drop sex.

For real? Didn’t sex put the “chill” in “Netflix and chill?” Well, the data is the data, and it’s compelling: 12% of respondents (so more than 1 in 10) said they’d go celibate for a month to keep streaming TV.

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How to Watch Live Sports 2022

by | | Industry News, TV FAQs

No matter what time of the year it is, live sports are constantly taking place. We’ve outlined the best sports channels, streaming services, and more, so you can see what’s currently in action and when your favorite leagues will return.

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Netflix Blocking Downloads: It’s No Big Deal

by | Aug 18, 2022 | Industry News

Earlier this year, Netflix announced an upcoming ad-supported plan to counter plunging profits, stock price, and subscriber base. Then the limping streaming TV juggernaut began testing another protective measure: a password-sharing crackdown. This week, headlines on Ars Technica, Bloomberg, TechCrunch, and other sites warn of Netflix blocking downloads on the ad-supported plans.

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Rich Eisen of The Rich Eisen Show

The Roku Channel Adds Rich Eisen, 14 New Channels

by | Aug 17, 2022 | Entertainment, Industry News

Don’t sleep on the purple app—big things are afoot at The Roku Channel. Besides adding 14 new channels (channels within The Roku Channel, it’s a bit Inception-y), the ad-supported streaming service has also landed sports-talk giant Rich Eisen.

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Philo Adds 3 New Channels

by | Aug 11, 2022 | Entertainment, Industry News

Philo, CableTV.com’s editorial pick for cheapest live TV streaming service, added three new channels to its skinny-bundle $25-a-month plan this week: MeTV, Heroes & Icons, and Story Television. Along with June 2022 additions Decades and Start TV, this beefs Philo’s channel count to 80+, as opposed to its advertised 60+.

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“Female” Discovery+ Meets “Male” HBO Max

by | Aug 8, 2022 | Entertainment, Industry News

Lost in last week’s surprise shelving of the $90 million Batgirl and other movies at HBO Max was this: celebrating the summer 2023 merger of HBO Max and Discovery+ into a single app platform, Warner Bros. Discovery has thrown an internal gender reveal party.

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