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STREAMING SATURDAY: Amazon Bringing Back Bosch

The Amazon original series Bosch is returning and I’m a big fan, but I’m mainly posting this to get under Stuart Sweet’s skin. Amazon recently announced a fourth season for Bosch, it’s original detective series based upon the…


“DIRECTV Now” to cost $50 for 100 channels?

There have been a number of reports this week claiming that DIRECTV is pricing its new streaming service at $50 per month. While that’s not an unreasonable guess, it’s just that — a guess. Apparently this all started…



Streaming Saturday: Netflix Sale and Other Rumors

Netflix is for sale, and the company soon will launch a download-to-go option for its customers. These are the two recent rumors surrounding the streaming service. Netflix is for sale. At least that’s what people…






THROWBACK THURSDAY: Come “GO” with me

If you’ve been reading the blog, you’ve probably noticed that DIRECTV rolled out its Mobile DVR product a few weeks ago, giving Genie DVR users the ability to stream and offload their recordings to mobile device….


DIRECTV phasing out satellite TV by 2020?

The web is abuzz this morning with comments from AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, who said in a recent Bloomberg article that DIRECTV Now, the company’s upcoming streaming service, will be the primary TV delivery vehicle by 2020. Personally,…


STREAMING SATURDAY: The “real” Emmy Winners

Oh, Buckler, you just don’t get it. My esteemed colleague, deskbound and cranky for having been left behind to mind the blog last week, wants you to think that streaming services won big at the Emmys. He…


Streaming Saturday: Netflix, Amazon Win Emmy Awards

Streaming services Netflix and Amazon won 15 and nine Emmy Awards, respectively. Could this be a sign of the supremacy of streaming in the entertainment world? Whether it took home the win or was honored with…