5 things to know about the Disney/Fox deal and what it could mean for you

The media landscape was shaken up Thursday with the announcement that Disney will acquire 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets in a deal valued at $52.4 billion in an all-stock transaction. RELATED: Disney theme park attendance drops as prices rise The House of Mouse gets crazy like a Fox! Here’s what it’s going to mean to you… Please follow and like us:

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10 smarter ways to watch TV

Catch your favorite shows pretty much anywhere. Do I binge-watch a 12-hour drama or 100 episodes of my favorite sitcom? Decisions, decisions. Pixabay Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix have fundamentally changed the way we watch TV. Want to watch six seasons of your favorite sitcom in 10 hours? On a plane? While sipping Mai Tais on a… Please follow and like us:

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FX Networks plans to offer an ad-free channel for Comcast customers

FX Networks announced Monday that it is launching FX+, a commercial-free channel that will be available to Comcast Corp. Xfinity subscribers beginning Sept. 5. FX Networks long has been known for edgy programming, but that distinction has become difficult to maintain amid fierce competition from streaming services Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.com. Streaming services have gained an… Please follow and like us:

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Discovery to acquire Scripps Networks in $11.9 billion deal

LOS ANGELES — Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks Interactive have reached an $11.9 billion deal to combine, a move aimed at creating a bulwark to withstand the challenges facing the television industry. Discovery plans to acquire Scripps — the owner of HGTV, Food Network and the Travel Channel — in a cash-and-stock transaction that was announced… Please follow and like us:

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How to watch foreign TV at home

Get around those region limits David Nield/Popular Science BBC iPlayer You don’t have to settle for the TV content available in the country you’re in. You snuggle into the sofa, open your laptop, and prepare to watch your favorite British TV show…only to discover that it’s not available on any of your usual streaming websites. And… Please follow and like us:

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