Netflix and Kevin Hart agree to a multi-year film deal

  • January 11, 2021
2021 is off to a great start for everybody named Kevin Hart. Netflix announced on Monday that it had signed a multi-year distribution deal with the comedian’s HartBeat Production company. Under the terms of that deal, Netflix would be the exclusive h…

Netflix won’t work on Nintendo’s Wii U and 3DS after June 30th

  • January 6, 2021
Netflix will stop streaming to Nintendo 3DS and Wii U devices later this year. In a support document spotted by Eurogamer, Nintendo says the company will discontinue support for the two consoles on June 30th, 2021 (coincidently, that’s the same day M…

CBS All Access comes to Xfinity X1 set-top boxes

  • December 8, 2020
While we knew it was coming, Comcast customers can stream CBS All Access through the company’s Xfinity X1 cable offering starting this week. With the rollout, Comcast becomes the first pay-TV provider to offer the ViacomCBS streaming service — which…

HBO Max no longer offers one-week free trials

  • December 4, 2020
If you had hoped to see Wonder Woman 1984 for free by signing up for an HBO Max trial, you’ll need to make alternate plans. As of this week, the streaming service is no longer offering a free one-week signup period to new subscribers. The development…

YouTube adds new ways for channels to hype their ‘Premieres’

  • December 2, 2020
By now, there’s a good chance you’ve encountered YouTube Premieres. First announced in 2018, the feature is a way for content creators to hype an upcoming pre-recorded video by creating a landing page where their fans can gather and chat before the n…

Hulu’s Watch Parties are now available to all subscribers

  • December 2, 2020
Back in May, Hulu started testing a Watch Party feature. It’s now officially available. As before, it will allow you and up to seven other friends and family members to connect with one another while taking in the same movie or TV show. One much-appr…

The Cardinals-49ers NFL game will only be available to stream

  • November 30, 2020
When the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers face off on December 26th as part of the NFL’s tripleheader that Saturday, one of the few ways you’ll have to stream the game to your TV is through Amazon Prime Video and Twitch. While Amazon is no s…