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Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-11-12, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,285
Posted By bigoranget
My guess is Disney+ will be the platform for...

My guess is Disney+ will be the platform for programming targeted to kids and family and Hulu will be the platform for programming targeted for adults. I would assume that most of the content for...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-11-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
I would assume at some point shows like According...

I would assume at some point shows like According to Jim, My Wife and Kids, 8 Simple Rules will probably come to the service. I would also assume some of the ABC Family/Freeform content might make...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-11-08, 11:19 AM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
That's great to here. My bedroom TV has an...

That's great to here. My bedroom TV has an Amazon Fire stick and the main TV in my living room is a current gen Samsung Smart TV.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
Is everyone pretty much on the national line-ups...

Is everyone pretty much on the national line-ups now?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-10-01, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
You can also watch NASA directly on their website...

You can also watch NASA directly on their website and not just the standard feed. You can watch the education channel and the media channel too.
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-10-01, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By bigoranget
Through most of the 90s I had TBS, WWOR and WSBK....

Through most of the 90s I had TBS, WWOR and WSBK. For whatever reason Southmount (Source Cable) didn't carry WGN. They also didn't carry WPIX and KTLA until digital cable came in the early 2000s. ...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-09-24, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By bigoranget
Studios can choose to do that if they want but...

Studios can choose to do that if they want but many people (like me) will simply not watch the shows that are destined for conventional TV. I'm done with conventional TV. As for multiple streaming...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-09-04, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,926
Posted By bigoranget
It would be nice if that's the case but that site...

It would be nice if that's the case but that site is geared towards the US service. There is no guarantee that our library will have the complete Disney Channel back catalog like the US service.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-09-03, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,926
Posted By bigoranget
Just so you are aware, the back catalog at least...

Just so you are aware, the back catalog at least right away isn't that comprehensive. There is no sign of any of their big hits over the past 20 years like the original Lizzie McGuire series, Hannah...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-30, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
There is a bunch of HD specialties that are on G1...

There is a bunch of HD specialties that are on G1 that will move to either F1R or more likely F2.

They are

Discovery
W East
Family East
TCM
Addik
LCN
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-08-30, 09:27 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 22,958
Posted By bigoranget
My guess is the delay likely had to do with the...

My guess is the delay likely had to do with the APP redo
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-08-28, 02:14 PM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
Honestly $69 savings is not that much over 3...

Honestly $69 savings is not that much over 3 years. I really want to see what this service will have before I make a long term commitment. If it's a mediocre library like CBS All Access, I'll just...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-08-27, 04:07 PM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
I know that the Lizzie McGuire reboot series will...

I know that the Lizzie McGuire reboot series will be a Disney+ exclusive but that is probably still a year away. Not sure why the original series wouldn't be there. Same with others like Good Luck...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-27, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
You may want to update the channel names as...

You may want to update the channel names as follows as they take effect on September 12th.

Gusto -> CTV Life Channel
Space -> CTV Sci-Fi Channel
Bravo -> CTV Drama Channel
Comedy Network -> CTV...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-08-25, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By bigoranget
I highly doubt that TSN's coverage will improve. ...

I highly doubt that TSN's coverage will improve. Looking at next Saturday, they seem to only have games on TSN2 which would mean they aren't carrying what they could carry. It would be nice if they...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-08-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,926
Posted By bigoranget
I actually find it insane that the likes of...

I actually find it insane that the likes of Fashion TV and Book TV are profitable. How many people really watch these channels? In all honesty, these channels should be relegated to the top tier...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-08-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
I'm assuming that would mean shows like Family...

I'm assuming that would mean shows like Family Guy might continue to be licensed to Netflix rather than bringing it over to Disney+ I wonder where they will draw the line with 20th Century Fox...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-08-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
The old TGIF line-up was mostly distributed by...

The old TGIF line-up was mostly distributed by Warner Brothers so I doubt many if any at all will be on Disney+. Some Warner content was/is on Hulu though. Netflix in Canada has Full House. No...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-08-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
That's traditional linear cable TV rights, I...

That's traditional linear cable TV rights, I doubt Rogers has streaming rights to The Simpsons back catalog.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
I'm assuming you are referring to Rogers...

I'm assuming you are referring to Rogers customers in Ottawa and Eastlink customers in Sudbury? For most cable systems, signals are fed by fibre not satellite. That is how they have the full suite...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2019-08-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By bigoranget
Just an FYI, these updates are also now available...

Just an FYI, these updates are also now available in select areas around Vancouver, Edmonton and Winnipeg.

Though not Blusky related, the Satellite fed communities are also getting a major HD...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-08-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
I really hope Disney bypasses Corus Entertainment...

I really hope Disney bypasses Corus Entertainment and starts streaming Disney Channel, Disney Jr and Disney XD series via Disney+ in Canada. Usually program supply agreements are on a 5 year basis...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-08-07, 01:45 PM
Replies: 147
  Disney+
Views: 10,766
Posted By bigoranget
My guess is Disney+ will launch as a stand alone...

My guess is Disney+ will launch as a stand alone service in Canada. The price of ESPN+ just goes to show how out to lunch Rogers and Bell is with Sportsnet and TSN. They charge $25 each for their...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-01, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
The weird thing with IFC is there is original...

The weird thing with IFC is there is original programming on the US channel but weirdly the licensing deal continued for Shaw/Corus but most (if not all) the original programming is on Bell Media...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-08-01, 02:37 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 71,244
Posted By bigoranget
I wish DAZN would add Big Ten Network to their...

I wish DAZN would add Big Ten Network to their lineup. That would give me access to a few extra games without the Super Sports Pak on Rogers. I stopped subbing to the Super Sports Pack because...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-08-01, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
That is no surprise. Cosmo and IFC have been...

That is no surprise. Cosmo and IFC have been dead channels for awhile. My guess is DejaView and CMT will be on the chopping block soon.
Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   2019-08-01, 12:10 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 123,625
Posted By bigoranget
As indicated earlier, Yes TV in the Hamilton area...

As indicated earlier, Yes TV in the Hamilton area has moved its transmitter to channel 14. They are not using PSIP to map it to 36.1.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-07-24, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By bigoranget
I wonder if they will keep the "V" branding or if...

I wonder if they will keep the "V" branding or if these channels will adopt some type of CTV branding.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-10, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
That helps. Is there anything on 951-953? The...

That helps. Is there anything on 951-953? The other block I'm curious about is 790+
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-10, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 154,410
Posted By bigoranget
Can someone post all of the PPV channels that...

Can someone post all of the PPV channels that appear in the guide as of June 25th along with the IPG label? I know the SD PPV was dropped on that day. Not sure if the old SD positions mirror the...
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