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Disney closes its $71.3B Fox acquisition
TechCrunch

As of 12:02am Eastern today, Disney has closed its acquisition of 21st Century Fox. The goal of the enormous acquisition is to help Disney position itself for a streaming-centric future. The company has already taken a step in that direction with the ESPN+ st… more…

Richard Erdman, Actor From The Twilight Zone and Stalag 17, Dies at 93
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Richard Erdman, a character actor whose amazing career dates back to the 1940s and includes over 170 acting credits, has died at an assisted living home in Los Angeles, California. He was 93. Read more... more…

A new limited MoviePass offer comes close to the tantalizing original plan
Mashable

MoviePass isn't done yet! The company continues to try and win over new customers, this time with a new plan that comes close to the monthly unlimited which first got it so much attention. MoviePass Uncapped will offer users more movies than any current plan … more…

HBO's 'Deadwood' revival unveils thrilling first teaser
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15 years after HBO's acclaimed and award-winning series Deadwood premiered, the cable network has finally shared a teaser for its movie revival. The two-hour film picks up 10 years after finale, which aired in 2006. It stars returning actors Ian McShane, Timo… more…

The operatic new 'John Wick 3' trailer highlights its flawless cast
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John Wick is great at three things: avenging puppies, looking dope in a suit, and staying alive. In the new trailer for John Wick 3: Parabellum, every assassin in the world is after the bounty on Wick's head and just about everyone who attempts that is in for… more…

Samsung’s highest-rated QLED TV is on sale, saving you more than $1,500
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Editor's note: Mashable and PCMag are both owned by Ziff Davis. Your entertainment deserves to be viewed in a premium format. Unfortunately, a premium format carries a premium price along with it. But, once in a while, that perfect deal comes around that’s ju… more…

This LG OLED TV is the cheapest we've ever seen it at $700 off
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Editor's note: Mashable and PCMag are both owned by Ziff Davis. Listen, maybe you don’t necessarily need a new TV just yet. Yes, we know you don’t want to be tempted to blow your savings, but just trust us here. Once in a while, a deal comes around that you s… more…

Mindy Kaling autobiographical teen series coming to Netflix
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Netflix is getting into the Mindy Kaling business. The streaming platform has ordered a 10-episode coming-of-age comedy based on her teenage life. SEE ALSO: 'Late Night' trailer starring Mindy Kaling previews your new fave movie Written and executive produced… more…

'Rogue One' writer reveals the film could have ended with a wedding
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story took a turbulent journey from page to screen, but we never realized how different things could have been. Screenwriter Chris Weitz revealed that before he joined the project, the story had a happy ending. “The version prior to [my… more…

Amy Poehler would be totally up for a 'Parks and Recreation' revival
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We may now know the reason why a Parks and Recreation revival is yet to happen — and the issue doesn't appear to be the willingness of certain cast members. The problem may be that the show's co-creator Mike Schur is just too damn busy. SEE ALSO: We really ne… more…

People are relating hard to a new 'Toy Story' character's lust for the void
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The first trailer for Toy Story 4 confirmed that all of the franchise's favorite characters would return for another adventure, but one new character has stolen the spotlight from Woody and Buzz for a reason no one could possibly expect. That character is For… more…

VIZIO 4K smart TV deal: Save $470 on the 65-inch Class P-Series Quantum model at Walmart
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We know there are a lot of choices when it comes to picking up a brand new 4K smart TV, but we found one that features all the bells and whistles that you might be looking for in a 4K TV at a price point that simply too good to pass up. The VIZIO 65-inch Clas… more…

Everything coming to Hulu in April 2019
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Catching up on the winter TV you missed? Be sure to not skip over I Am The Night on Hulu this month. Starring Chris Pine and India Eisley, this dark mini-series tells the real-life story of Fauna Hodel, a young woman mysteriously connected to the infamous Bla… more…

Netflix mulling $4 mobile-only subscription plan in India
Androidcentral.com

The mobile-only plan will let customers view SD content on their phones. Netflix hasn't had the easiest time in India. It's currently the costliest streaming option in the country, and in a market where there's no dearth of choice — thanks to Hotstar, Prime V… more…

Does Stadia work with my existing Chromecast?
Androidcentral.com

Best answer: Google has confirmed that Stadia will work with Chromecast Ultra. Those on the baseline Chromecast model will need to upgrade. Stadia-ready: Google Chromecast Ultra ($70 at Amazon) How does Stadia work? With the advent of Stadia, Google ushers in… more…

Apple's streaming TV service: Expected release date, price, shows and movies - CNET
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Apple has more than $1 billion in TV programming -- but where will it go? With hardware news like updated AirPods already revealed, Apple's March 25 event should home in on streaming TV. more…

Apple's streaming TV service: Expected release date, price, shows and launch content - CNET
Cnet.com

Apple has been putting more than $1 billion into TV programming -- just where is it going to go? Apple will reveal its plans at a March 25 event. more…

Google Stadia puts Xbox One, PlayStation 4 on notice - CNET
Cnet.com

When you think video games, soon it'll be Microsoft's Xbox, Sony's PlayStation, Nintendo's Switch and... Google? more…

Apple Courting Publishers by Comparing News Service to Apple Music, but Most Say Logic is Flawed
Macrumors.com

With less than one week to go until Apple's "It's Show Time" media event, the company is said to still be courting major news companies to join its revamped Apple News subscription service (via Business Insider ). The debut of this service is expected to occu… more…

Apple's Plan For Its New TV Service: Sell Other People's TV Services
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Recode: After years of circling the TV business, Apple is finally ready to make its big splash: On Monday it will unveil its new video strategy, along with some of the new big-budget TV shows it is funding itself. One … more…