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YouTube TV is losing FOX Regional Sports and YES Network

YouTube TV is losing FOX Regional Sports and YES Network

In a series of tweets on Thursday, YouTube revealed that its YouTube TV service will lose FOX Regional Sports Networks, including the YES Network, due to a deal that fell through. The talks took place with Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns FOX Regional Sports; YouTube says it has been 'unable to reach an agreement' with the company, meaning it will only be able to offer these sports channels for a few more days.

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YouTube TV is getting HBO and two other premium add-ons

YouTube TV is getting HBO and two other premium add-ons

YouTube TV, the company's live streaming television service, has announced a new deal with WarnerMedia that will bring three premium add-ons for subscribers. The deal covers HBO and Cinemax, both of which have arrived as premium add-on options, and it will also include the upcoming HBO Max service once it premieres. As with other OTT services offering premium add-ons, YouTube TV subscribers will have to pay extra for these services.

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Diablo anime heading to Netflix, plus Overwatch animation leaks

Diablo anime heading to Netflix, plus Overwatch animation leaks

Around two years since we last heard rumors about the show, it has been all but confirmed that an anime based on Diablo is heading to Netflix. This project has been in the pipeline for years, at least based on when the rumors first started surfacing. Joining the new details is a small teaser about an animated Overwatch series, as well, though it's unclear whether it, too, will end up on Netflix.

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Killing Eve season 3 teaser trailer reveals premiere date

Killing Eve season 3 teaser trailer reveals premiere date

The BBC has revealed the upcoming premiere date for the third season of its hit drama Killing Eve. The show first debuted in April 2018 with an annual season release schedule. In keeping with the trend it has established, the BBC will release the show’s forth season in April, but it has little else to say about the premiere at this time.

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Sling TV launches major bundle deals to celebrate its anniversary

Sling TV launches major bundle deals to celebrate its anniversary

Over-the-top streaming service Sling TV is offering major new bundled hardware deals for both new and former customers as a way to celebrate its anniversary. The deals are targeted at cord-cutters and people who are considering a jump from traditional pay-TV to streaming only. Among other things, the company is offering the hardware necessary for streaming local broadcast channels.

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Netflix reveals government banned movies from past 5 years

Netflix reveals government banned movies from past 5 years

Netflix revealed a set of movies removed from their collection of streaming content over the past several years due specifically to requests from governmental bodies. While this might come as a shock to some, Netflix isn't a particularly prolific blocker or media, especially when it comes to requests from the governments of each individual region in which they operate. Instead, if what they've listed is accurate, they've only really blocked nine movies or television show episodes in the last 5 years, around the world, total.

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The one where we track Friends reunion show clues: The Last Supper

The one where we track Friends reunion show clues: The Last Supper

The release of the Friends reunion show will quite likely appear first on HBO Max. This television special is a long time coming, according to reports, and is nearly at a point at which all the original stars are onboard... for at least one episode. This special is reportedly ready to roll with Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, and Matthew Perry.

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Sony reveals pricing details for X800H and X950H 4K TVs

Sony reveals pricing details for X800H and X950H 4K TVs

Like a number of other companies, Sony revealed its 2020 TV lineup at CES last month. Today, Sony revealed pricing for some of those TVs, specifically those in X800H series and the X950H series. These TVs are all 4K HDR sets, complete with support for Android TV.

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2019 LG smart TVs now have access to Apple TV+ via Apple TV app

2019 LG smart TVs now have access to Apple TV+ via Apple TV app

LG may be all out on Android when it comes to smartphones but smart home devices are pretty much fair game for all other platforms. Although it does support Google's services LG has begun courting users from the other camp lately. Last year, it boasted to having the first TVs to get HomeKit support and AirPlay 2 and while not exactly a first, the company is adding Apple TV to the list of features that Apple fans can expect from its 2019 smart TV line-up.

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Marvel drops two animated projects it had planned for Hulu

Marvel drops two animated projects it had planned for Hulu

Marvel has decided to cancel two animated projects it had in the pipeline for eventual launch on Hulu, according to a new report. The decision will impact the planned Howard The Duck and Tigra & Dazzler animations the comic book company had expected to launch on Hulu; at this point in time, it appears that two other projects remain in the works, however.

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Comcast subscribers will soon pay more for cable

Comcast subscribers will soon pay more for cable

It's no secret that consumers are largely ditching traditional pay-TV services in favor of over-the-top and on-demand video streaming services. Comcast is one of the service providers feeling this change in the market as evidenced by its most recent quarterly results. Among other things, the company said that its cable customers will experience rate 'adjustments' later this year.

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Analysis finds streaming services will dominate pay-TV in 2020

Analysis finds streaming services will dominate pay-TV in 2020

Streaming video on demand (sVoD) services will dominate pay-TV services by the end of 2020 in more than 30 countries, according to a new report published by Ampere Analysis. The United States was the first company to see streaming service subscriptions overtake pay-TV subscriptions; this milestone was reached in 2016. The number of countries with more sVoD than pay-TV subscriptions has increased substantially each year since and will likely skyrocket in 2020.

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