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FOX show Ghosted will stream on Twitter before airing on TV

FOX show Ghosted will stream on Twitter before airing on TV

FOX is embracing the change in viewer habits and will be piloting one of its new television shows on Twitter before it airs on television. Ghosted is a comedy series, and its pilot episode will air on Twitter's livestreaming platform before it airs on the TV network's channel. Anyone with access to Twitter will be able to watch it; there's no cable subscription requirement. FOX will also air a pre-show before Empire weekly over its next season.

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R6 4K Hisense Roku Smart TV lineup launches with HDR

R6 4K Hisense Roku Smart TV lineup launches with HDR

Hisense has announced its new R6 4K lineup of Roku smart TVs, offering Roku fans an option for playing Ultra HD HDR content sans an external streaming device. The new lineup features television sizes from 50-inches to 65-inches, and it has a bunch of functions including an upscaler to boost the resolution of non-4K content for the higher resolution.

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Sling TV has new extended trial and free TV antenna promotions

Sling TV has new extended trial and free TV antenna promotions

Sling TV, the over-the-Internet live television service from Dish Network, has announced a pair of new promotions that hope to lure in new subscribers. One of those promotions, which offers a free OTA TV antenna and an AirTV device, is already live; the other, which gives users a free month of service, goes live tomorrow (and tomorrow only).

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The Game of Thrones finale is on extreme lockdown

The Game of Thrones finale is on extreme lockdown

The next season of Game of Thrones will be the series' last. We've known this for a while, of course, but now that season 7 is over and the stage is set, it all feels a bit more real, doesn't it? Unfortunately, HBO's track record with leaks is not the greatest, and as a result, some Game of Thrones fans might be worried that the ending to the series will be spoiled for them before they get a chance to watch it.

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King of the Hill revival teased: FOX opens talks with show creators

King of the Hill revival teased: FOX opens talks with show creators

Mike Judge's beloved animated sitcom King of the Hill may be coming back to television, it has been announced, possibly marking the latest instance of an animated show coming back from the dead. This won't be the first time that popular demand and longstanding fandom brought a show back -- Family Guy and Futurama have both experienced the same at various points.

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Plex Live TV and DVR launches support for Amazon Fire TV

Plex Live TV and DVR launches support for Amazon Fire TV

Cord cutters using Plex Live TV and DVR received a happy bit of news today. Plex announced today that Live TV and DVR have come to Amazon Fire TV, giving you another option for streaming your over-the-air shows. This expansion will be a welcome one for Plex subscribers, as previously, Plex Live TV and DVR was only accessible on Android, iPhone, Android TV, and Apple TV.

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Elecwave Omni-directional OTA Antenna Review: totally free TV for cord-cutters

Elecwave Omni-directional OTA Antenna Review: totally free TV for cord-cutters

If you've ditched cable for good, the first place you should look for an alternative is over-the-air television -- it offers some of the same channels you were paying for, after all, only they're free. Gone are the days of massive TV antenna dishes; replacing them are relatively small antennas like the Elecwave model we're reviewing. With the right antenna, you'll be able to pick up over-the-air networks from many dozens of miles away, but a low-quality antenna is almost as bad as not having any antenna at all. How does this Elecwave model perform?

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Sharp AQUOS 8K TV launch wants you to toss your 4K set

Sharp AQUOS 8K TV launch wants you to toss your 4K set

Even though most of this week's announcements have come from IFA 2017, Sharp decided to strike out on its own by making its big reveal in Shanghai. At that event, Sharp announced the launch of its new 8K AQUOS TV. Though this is technically a global roll out, the regions in which the AQUOS 8K TV is launching are limited to just four for now.

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Toshiba’s Star Wars TV is… interesting

Toshiba’s Star Wars TV is… interesting

Toshiba made a Star Wars television that's 24-inches diagonally and designed with a Star Wars pattern. They've gone above-and-beyond when it comes to hyping this less-than-fantastic design, suggesting that "this model draws viewers into the space odyssey action, submerging them into an X-wing mission every time their eyes meet the TV." Toshiba would certainly have been better served in making the exterior aesthetic of this television set more subtle, focusing instead on the other tiny details that aren't quite so eye-searing.

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Hulu Live TV gets The CW channel under latest expansion

Hulu Live TV gets The CW channel under latest expansion

Hulu has just added 'The CW' to its channel lineup, making the service a touch more attractive for those who want the best of cable, but without the contracts and cable boxes. The service offers live television channels delivered over the Internet rather than through traditional methods; The CW, though not the most important of channels, is counted among the top networks people want.

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Netflix is selling weed inspired by its original series

Netflix is selling weed inspired by its original series

Netflix offers just about everything when it comes to video entertainment, but here's something we never thought we'd see from the streaming service: its own line of cannabis strains based on its original shows. That's right, Netflix is actually selling marijuana for those who want to literally "chill" while watching Orange is the New Black or Bojack Horseman.

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Netflix teases Black Mirror’s fourth season

Netflix teases Black Mirror’s fourth season

If the year 2017 hasn't been depressing enough for you, know that you'll be bummed out soon enough when season four of Black Mirror debuts on Netflix. The streaming service released a brief teaser this week for the modern-day Twilight Zone anthology series, revealing the titles of the six upcoming updates, but sadly neglecting to give us an actual release date.

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