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YouTube TV Adds CNBC World & Cozi TV

Today YouTube TV quietly added two new channels with the addition of CNBC World and Cozi TV. CNBC World covers financial news from around the world. Very similar to CNBC but with more of an international focus. Cozi TV airs shows like The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Adam-12, The A-Team, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Emergency!, […]

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1:55 PM 04/17/19


Luke Bouma

Tablo’s New Automatic Commercial-Skipping Feature is Now Live

In January, Tablo announced that in March they will be starting an open beta for an automatic commercial-skipping feature. This new feature makes it possible for any subscription-enabled Tablo OTA DVR to play most recordings without any commercials. This new feature will use machine learning to skip past commercials on your recordings. Now that feature is […]

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1:32 PM 04/17/19


Luke Bouma

Viacom Plans to Add 15 Channels to Pluto TV With Content From Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET, MTV, & More

Last week Cord Cutters News broke the news that Viacom planned to add more content to Pluto TV from Viacom networks. Now it is being reported that Viacom will be adding 15 new channels to Pluto TV including content from MTV including shows like “The Hills” and content from Comedy Central, BET and Nickelodeon according […]

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10:55 AM 04/17/19


Luke Bouma

AT&T is Testing a New Version of The DIRECTV NOW Streaming Player & They Are Looking For New Beta Testers

Last year AT&T announced that they had started beta testing for a new streaming video device they planned to offer with DIRECTV NOW. In December DIRECTV NOW mailed out their streaming player to a handful DIRECTV NOW subscribers to test out. Now AT&T is looking for a new set of DIRECTV NOW beta testers to […]

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9:52 AM 04/17/19


Luke Bouma

DIRECTV NOW Adds Boomerang to Grandfathered Plans As a Permanent Addition

Last month AT&T quietly added Boomerang to grandfathered DIRECTV NOW plans for a limited time. Recently, AT&T has announced that Boomerang will now be a permanent addition to grandfathered DIRECTV NOW plans. AT&T is taking advantage of the new Warner Bros. Entertainment owned channels to expand the DIRECTV NOW lineup. Boomerang was already on some […]

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9:04 AM 04/17/19


Luke Bouma

The Roku Channel Adds 5 New Premium Subscription Options Including Cinemax & History Vault

Today Roku announced that they have added 5 new premium subscription options to the Roku Channel. Now there are over 30 streaming services that allow you to manage your subscription through your Roku account including HBO. Here are the services The Roku Channel added today: CINEMAX ($9.99/month): Home of Hollywood hits and action-packed original series. Instantly access […]

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8:27 AM 04/17/19


Luke Bouma

T-Mobile & Comcast Are Cracking Down on Robocalls

Over the last few years, scams targeting cord cutters have grown. One of the newest scams is a fresh take on an old one. You get a call from someone claiming to be Netflix saying you need to update your credit card. From there they try to trick you into giving them your credit card so they […]

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8:20 AM 04/17/19


Luke Bouma

Philo is Expanding its Ad Sales Program

Update: Philo reached out to Cord Cutters News to say the B&C report that Philo had almost 8 million subscribers was in error. According to Philo their press released talked about all live TV streaming services having almost 8 million subscribers including Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, DIRECTV NOW, & More. Today Philo announced that they […]

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7:31 AM 04/17/19


Luke Bouma

Sling TV Vs. PlayStation Vue: Which is the Better Deal?

With recent price increases and channel changeups, many cord cutters are taking time to look into the other options that are available. So, today we’re going to compare the two. For a fair comparison, we’re going to focus on the Sling Orange + Sling Blue combo and the PlayStation Vue Access plan, which are similar […]

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7:01 AM 04/17/19


Jess Barnes

Pluto TV is Adding CNN

It looks like Pluto TV is about to add a new channel with the addition of CNN. Today Pluto TV launched a page for CNN channel 111 on its website. Sadly when you try to play it nothing happens. Update: CNN’s page on Pluto TV is now gone. Channel 111 used to be the old […]

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7:49 PM 04/16/19


Luke Bouma