Cut the cord tonight and say goodbye to cable TV bills forever: Here's how to do it

The cable box may be a familiar part of your household, but it's time to kick it to the curb. You don't need cable to watch all of the TV shows, movies, news and sporting events live or on-demand. And if you're used to your cable box's DVR, live TV streaming services offer cloud DVRs of their own that work in the same way, no box required. All you need to cut the cord is a good internet connection and the apps built into your smart TV or running on an inexpensive streamer, such as a Roku or Amazon Fire TV.
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Music Industry Moves: Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock Signs With Kobalt; Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Re-Ups With Warner Chappell

Kobalt has signed Modest Mouse’s lead singer and songwriter, Issac Brock, to a global publishing deal. The deal includes a full range of creative, synch, and administration services for Brock’s contributions on the band’s new album “The Golden Casket.” Said Brock, “I’m thrilled to be partnering with Kobalt to represent my writing on our new album ‘The Golden Casket.’ I really value the passion the whole team, particularly Jamie Kinelski and Sean Dishman, have shown for Modest Mouse and the transparency with which they run their business.” Added Kinelski, “I am so thrilled to welcome Isaac to Kobalt.  He continues to be...
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‘Outlander’ Exits Amazon for Starzplay in U.K. (EXCLUSIVE)

As it expands its global footprint, Lionsgate-backed streaming service Starzplay has snapped up exclusive rights to hit series “Outlander” in the U.K., Variety can reveal. The deal marks the first time the long-running Starz show, which will debut season 6 in early 2022, will be streamed on its home platform outside the U.S. “Outlander,” which shot in Scotland earlier this year, is one of the highest profile titles on Amazon Prime Video in the U.K., which picked up rights to the show from Sony Pictures Television in 2015. This latest deal, however, saw Starz outbid competitors for the series from Sony. Fans can...
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Joseph Fiennes, Gael Garcia Bernal and Omari Hardwick Join Jennifer Lopez in Netflix’s Assassin Thriller ‘The Mother’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Joseph Fiennes, Omari Hardwick and Gael Garcia Bernal have joined the cast of “The Mother,” a deadly thriller starring Jennifer Lopez. Paul Raci, who recently landed an Oscar nomination for “Sound of Metal,” and newcomer Lucy Paez (“Silencio”) have also been added to the call sheet of the Netflix film. The movie follows a deadly assassin (Lopez) who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter (Paez) she gave up years ago, while on the run from dangerous men. Hardwick is portraying an FBI agent. His character, as well as Raci’s, have been described as allies to Lopez’s character. Fiennes and Bernal...

‘Hightown’ Season 2 Trailer: Will Jackie Take Down Frankie? (VIDEO)

Will having a badge now make it easier for Jackie Quinones (Monica Raymund) to take down drug dealer Frankie Cuevas (Amaury Nolasco), whom she holds responsible for her best friend Junior’s (Shane Harper) death? Based on the trailer for Hightown Season 2, it’s seems the answer is: no, not at all.

Hightown Season 2 trailer, key art, synopsis, release date, and more

STARZ has released the official trailer, key art, and synopsis for Hightown Season 2. Plus, find out when the new season premieres and more details. The crime drama starring Monica Raymund returns next month on STARZ. Return to Cape Cod for a new season of thrills, secrets, betrayals and more when Hightown returns and introduces the Cape’s “dark” season. You don’t want to miss out on what the latest episodes have in store.

Hightown Season 2 Trailer Revealed by Starz

Starz (start your free trial!) has released the official Hightown Season 2 trailer and key art, which preview the new episodes premiering on Sunday, October 17, 2021. You can watch the Hightown Season 2 trailer using the player below and you’ll find the key art underneath. The second season of...

'Hightown': Starz Shares First Trailer and Key Art for Season 2 (Exclusive)

After a riveting debut, Hightown is back with season 2 as it continues to follow Jackie Quiñones (Monica Raymund) as she battles her own, personal demons and tries to put a stop to a deadly crime wave taking over Cape Cod. Ahead of its October debut, ET has the first trailer for the Starz drama.

Demetrius Flenory Jr. shares the emotional reaction his family had to his portrayal of father Big Meech in ‘BMF’

Demetrius "Lil Meech" Flenory Jr. is literally following in his father's footsteps in the new Starz series Black Mafia Family. In the new crime drama, Flenory Jr. plays his father Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory, the eldest brother behind the Black Mafia Family, one of the most influential crime families during the 1980s. Flenory Jr. tells ABC Audio that having his mother watch him on set during production was an emotional experience.

Around the remote: Chuck Barney's TV and streaming picks for Sept. 26-Oct. 2

DON'T MISS: "The Tony Awards Present: Broadway's Back! — "Hamilton" star Leslie Odom Jr. hosts a lively concert special celebrating the joys of live theater and the reopening of Broadway. Among the stars appearing at New York City's Winter Garden Theatre and performing stage musical classics are Annaleigh Ashford, Kristin Chenoweth, Andre De Shields, Jake Gyllenhaal, Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bebe Neuwirth, Ben Platt, Chita Rivera and more. The special follows a livestream presentation of the "74th Annual Tony Awards," honoring the top shows and performances of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, which was halted by the pandemic. "Broadway's Back!" (9 p.m. ET Sunday, CBS); "Tony Awards" (7 p.m., Paramount+).

Esau Pritchett Joins Broadway’s ‘Thoughts Of A Colored Man’ – Talesbuzz

Prodigal Son actor Esau Pritchett has joined the cast of Broadway’s upcoming Thoughts of a Colored Man, replacing Keith David, who is leaving the production due to a private family matter. The cast change was announced today by producers Brian Moreland, Ron Simons, Diana DiMenna, Kandi Burruss, Sheryl Lee Ralph,...
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Apple TV Plus Releases 'Invasion' Trailer (TV News Roundup)

Apple TV Plus released a trailer for “Invasion,” which launches Oct. 22 with it first three episodes. The new series hails from Simon Kinberg and David Weil and is set across multiple continents as citizens across the globe struggle to deal with the titular event, which at first presents as smaller and more manageable issues.

Esau Pritchett Joins the Cast of Thoughts of a Colored Man on Broadway

Esau Pritchett has joined the cast of Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man, which is set to begin performances at Broadway's Golden Theatre on October 1, ahead of an official opening on October 31. Pritchett replaces the previously announced Keith David, who has departed to attend to a private family matter.

The Forgotten Jada Pinkett-Smith Medical Show On Hulu

When looking at the career of Jada Pinkett-Smith, there's seemingly nothing she can't do. She's a multi-talented actress, producer, screenwriter, talk show host, businesswoman, philanthropist — the list goes on. Alongside her A-list husband Will Smith, she has had her hand in nearly all aspects of media production, thanks in large part to their production company, Overbrook Entertainment, as well as their multimedia firm, Westbrook Media.
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Women In Film Announces 2021 Honorees

WIF (Women In Film, Los Angeles) announced today the honorees for the 2021 WIF Honors that will be held on Wednesday, October 6 at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. Formerly named the Crystal + Lucy Awards®, the annual benefit supports WIF’s educational and philanthropic programs and...

Lagordiloca - Street Journalist Drama in Development at Starz

Starz has put in development Lagordiloca, a drama series that chronicles the rise of street journalist Priscilla Villarreal as she capitalizes on the power of livestream reporting to expose corruption, cartels, and serial killers in the border town of Laredo, Texas. The project, Inspired by Skip Hollandsworth’s and Leif Reigstad’s articles about Villarreal in Texas Monthly, comes from playwright, film/TV writer and filmmaker Hilary Bettis, who is penning the adaptation, Nina Tassler and Denise Di Novi’s PatMa Productions and CBS Studios where the company is based.