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AT&T / DirecTV Deal Gets Thumbs Up from FCC, with Conditions

AT&T / DirecTV Deal Gets Thumbs Up from FCC, with Conditions

After “careful, thorough review,” the Federal Communications Commission has given AT&T and green light to acquire DirecTV. The combined entity will boast about 26 million customers. Say hello to the new largest pay TV company in the US. The approval didn’t come without conditions, however. Here are all of the conditions the FCC placed on AT&T. They involve the expansions …

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Here’s What’s About to Hit Netflix

Here’s What’s About to Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. It’s a short list this week, but it contains a few Netflix originals – including the highly-anticipated Wet Hot American Summer series. …

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Narcos: Here’s the Trailer for Netflix’s Pablo Escobar Series

Narcos: Here’s the Trailer for Netflix’s Pablo Escobar Series

Netflix has just released the official trailer for its upcoming series Narcos. The show stars Wagner Moura, a well-known star in Brazil, as Pablo Escobar. Game of Thrones’ Pedro Pascal plays a a Mexican DEO agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture and ultimately kill him. Here’s Netflix’s official description: NARCOS is the true story of U.S. …

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Gerard Depardieu To Star in Netflix’s First French Series

Gerard Depardieu To Star in Netflix’s First French Series

Renowned character actor and Academy Award nominee Gerard Depardieu is heading to Netflix. The French actor will star in Marseille, “tale of power, corruption and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the French port city.” Marseille is Netflix’s first French production. It’s shot entirely in France and will be entirely in French. Depardieu will play Robert Taro, mayor of …

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South Park Deal Cost Hulu a Record $192 Million

South Park Deal Cost Hulu a Record $192 Million

South Park will be on the air for at least five more seasons, through 2019. Today, Comedy Central announced the show had been extended by three seasons and 30 episodes – through 23 seasons and 304 episodes. The 19th season is set to premiere on September 16th. “‘South Park’ remains the bedrock of Comedy Central and we are thrilled that …

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Showtime’s Standalone Streaming Service Is Now Available

Showtime’s Standalone Streaming Service Is Now Available

Showtime’s standalone streaming service has finally gone live. For $10.99 per month, you can watch Showtime content online without a cable subscription. You’ll be able to stream on Apple devices, Roku, PlayStation Vue, and Showtime’s iOS apps. If you sign up through Hulu, however, Showtime’s new service will be $2 cheaper (Hulu subscription required, of course). Showtime is also offering …

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Hannibal Season 4? Not on Netflix or Amazon, Says Creator

Hannibal Season 4? Not on Netflix or Amazon, Says Creator

Last month, NBC canceled critical darling Hannibal after three seasons. Ever since, fans of the show – who are particularly diehard – have been hopeful that it would find a savior. Maybe Netflix? Maybe Amazon? Well, apparently it’s going to have to be someone else. Executive producer and creator Bryan Fuller has confirmed that both Netflix and Amazon have passed …

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Lemony Snicket Trailer Is Awesome, but It Didn’t Come from Netflix (or Did It?)

Lemony Snicket Trailer Is Awesome, but It Didn’t Come from Netflix (or Did It?)

We’ve known for a while now that Netflix has a show in the works based on Lemony Snicket’s (author Daniel Handler) A Series of Unfortunate Events. We don’t know when Netflix is planning to debut the series, and we’ve yet to see any sort of teaser trailer for it. Well, late Sunday, that appeared to have changed when a video …

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Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Get a Ridiculous Official Trailer

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Get a Ridiculous Official Trailer

The first official trailer for Netflix’s upcoming Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is here. The series, which will feature eight episodes, will hit Netflix on July 31st (pushed back a bit from its first-announced July 17th date) Without further ado, here it is: It's always great to get back to camp, even for 2 min & 38 …

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AT&T, DirecTV Merger Reportedly Nearing Approval

AT&T, DirecTV Merger Reportedly Nearing Approval

It appears to be smooth sailing for AT&T in its acquisition of DirecTV, as the merger has reportedly cleared one major hurdle and is about to clear the last. Reuters reports that the Department of Justice has already wrapped up its review of the deal. Bloomberg says that the DoJ imposed no conditions on the mega-merger. AT&T first agreed to …

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Narcos, Netflix’s Pablo Escobar Series, Debuts Aug. 28

Narcos, Netflix’s Pablo Escobar Series, Debuts Aug. 28

You know what they always say – there’s no business like blow business? Narcos, Netflix’s original series about Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and his Medellin drug cartel, finally has a premiere date. All 10 episodes of the highly-anticipated series will hit Netflix on August 28. There's no business like blow business. All 10 episodes of @NarcosNetflix are coming to …

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‘Transparent’ Season Three Is Already a Go

‘Transparent’ Season Three Is Already a Go

Amazon has announced that it has greenlit a third season of its award-winning original series Transparent – and the second season hasn’t even premiered yet. The third season will begin filming next week. The show’s creator, Jill Soloway, will stay on as showrunner. “Jill is truly a creative force and I’m thrilled that we will be collaborating with her additional …

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