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    The YouTube TV Thread

    It seems to be related to the video processing they do to de-interlace the picture. Since the NBC networks are all 1080i, they need to apply image processing to turn 60 half-frames per second into 60 full frames per second. For the in-arena still photographers, they have radio transmitters on...
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    Sure - they’re indexed in season and episode order. For what it’s worth, I prefer the way the library gets built because it matches the content catalogs of services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, CBS:AA, etc. Outside of news and sporting events, I don’t care what specific...
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    Despite not having the Sinclair / FOX RSNs for half the year, Dish still signed up 1.348 new subscribers last year. (although they still ended with a net loss of 511k satellite subscribers, and a small net gain on Sling subscribers who also lost RSN access) [1] This is where the RSN model is...
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    https://streamingclarity.com/fox-rsns-doomed-long-before-sinclair/ I think the sticking point is Sinclair wanting to negotiate all of their locals along with the RSNs.
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    On AppleTV and Roku, you can get back to watching live TV by pressing the "Play/Pause" button twice. Not as clean as a single button, but still seems to work okay.
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    When you add shows to your library, it automatically builds out the catalog indexing by season and episode. Here’s what it looks like on the TV interface:
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    YoutubeTV calls it the “Library” instead of a “DVR” because you pick shows and it assembles a Netflix-like catalog of those shows. It’s also built to steer you towards search to find content instead of using the guide. (hence the very limited guide display) Sling took the approach of taking...
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    I couldn't make Sling work for me because of the lack of my local RSN (FOX Sports North) and 30fps on so many of their channels. If you can make it work for you, it's a great money saving option though.
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    This is where we have ended up with YTTV as well. We started off watching it the same way that we watched DIRECTV, and now we use it for all the same things you define above. Even though we're paying for network TV recordings with YTTV, it's just easier to watch them commercial free on Hulu...
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    Disney Plus +

    This is answered on their help pages. Article Content - Customer Service
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    Disney Plus +

    Just regular Hulu. Since the "standard" Hulu catalog is mostly made up of Disney properties (ie, almost all ABC, FOX, and Hulu originals) that's probably going to be the only product to make it in the bundle because they have more control over the costs. The Live TV add-on involves contracts...
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    Disney Plus +

    I hated the Apple TV remote too when I was swiping. You can just touch the top/bottom/left/right of the touchpad and you can move incrementally in that direction, just like the old directional buttons on the previous remotes. There are 3 main actions: swipe, touch/tap, and click. Swipe is...
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    Is AT&T gutting DIRECTV?

    It's a click of a button on a web site or app. It's not like the days of being forced to call up DTV and barter with the CSR to let you cancel HBO, and having to listen to 3 or 4 other offers before they'd finally process your cancellation. (and being hit with downgrade fees in some cases)
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    NBC Sports Chicago Upcoming Renewal

    I hated the Apple remote until I got a hang of “touching” instead of “swiping” to navigate with it. If you touch the top/bottom/left/right you move the cursor or selector one step in that direction. Touch 4 times on the right of the touchpad, the cursor moves exactly 4 spaces to the right on...
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    Is AT&T gutting DIRECTV?

    If we’re talking about taking live TV and mapping it straight to Internet delivery, I agree there are all kinds of problems with scaling the infrastructure to meet that kind of demand. Things continue to improve, and even HBO Go/NOW was able to keep up with Game of Thrones demand this year...
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    Is AT&T gutting DIRECTV?

    Are you referring to Sunday Ticket here? Source: For ESPN+, the NFL Could Be the (Sunday) Ticket to Subscriber Growth | The Motley Fool
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    Disney Plus +

    Part of the issue is advertising within the apps, not the linear channels. Fire TV might not get Disney+ as Amazon and Disney clash over ads
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    Disney Plus +

    A handful of original shows for Apple TV+ and the ability to sub to premium content channels isn’t quite the same as the deal Amazon Prime’s streaming catalog. If Amazon Prime Streaming was just Amazon Originals and Amazon Channels (the equivalent of what Apple offers), I think there would be...
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    Disney Plus +

    Wouldn’t surprise me if this takes a long, long time to hit that platform. Amazon has their Prime Video offering, where they are paying licensing fees to competitors of Disney for movies and TV shows as part of the Prime Video subscription service. On the Roku, Apple/Android TV, and mobile...
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    The YouTube TV Thread

    Sling doesn’t have locals, so that eliminates the CBS problem there. You also can’t DVR Disney networks like ESPN on Sling. Hulu w/ Live TV forces you to watch commercials on all DVR recordings unless you pay the $10 “Advanced DVR” fee. If FuboTV has your locals, that might work. Otherwise...
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