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Apple TV+ will launch in November for $9.99, facing off against Disney+ at $6.99

Enlarge / Tim Cook announces Apple TV+ at an event on March 25, 2019. Ron Amadeo Disney earlier this year announced that it will launch its Disney+ streaming TV service on November 12 in the United States for $6.99 per month. Yesterday, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman published a report claiming that Apple’s competing TV service, Apple TV+, …

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Roku’s latest free TV channels include Fubo Sports and USA Today

Sponsored Links Roku The Roku Channel just became more enticing if you crave as-it-happens TV. Roku has added five live and linear networks to its free offerings, most notably the Fubo Sports Network. The live network provides event coverage, sports talk and sports-related entertainment. You won’t confuse it with ESPN given the dearth of live …

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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s new comedy series is an Amazon original

Sponsored Links Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Focus Features/AP Images The next team-up between Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will take place online. Amazon has snapped up the rights to Truth Seekers, a “comedy-horror” Prime Video series about paranormal investigators who unearth a conspiracy that threatens humanity. Frost will play one half of the investigative duo, while …

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An ‘Event Horizon’ series is in the works at Amazon

Sponsored Links Paramount/Getty Images The classic sci-fi horror movie Event Horizon is about to get a new lease on life in the streaming era. Variety has learned that Amazon and Paramount are creating an Event Horizon series for Prime Video. Details of the plot are scarce, although the 1997 flick revolved around a ship whose …

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Console Wars—a book about the Genesis and SNES—will become a TV show

Enlarge / The Sega Genesis. Diego3336 One of the great tech and gaming stories of a generation will be told on the small screen soon. Deadline reports that Blake Harris’ 2014 non-fiction novel Console Wars will be adapted into a documentary and a short-run TV series, both of which will air on CBS All Access. The book …

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No marshmallows here: Veronica Mars season 4 pulls no punches

<figcaption class=”caption”><div class=”caption-text”><a href=”https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/veronica-mars-key-art.jpg” class=”enlarge-link” data-height=”370″ data-width=”650″>Enlarge</a> <span class=”sep”>/</span> Hulu’s poster and key art for the new season. It’s been surreal seeing public transit ads for this long-dead, personal favorite show around town.</div><div class=”caption-credit”>Hulu</div></figcaption> </figure> Cue Air’s “La femme d’argent.” Ah, the optimism of youth. Sure, 2004 Veronica Mars, your best friend was murdered, your …

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Soon you’ll be able to watch PBS on YouTube

Enlarge / PBS, the United States’ public TV service, focuses on educational content, dramas, and childrens’ programming, among other things. PBS PBS and YouTube have announced that PBS and PBS Kids will join YouTube TV’s channel roster. The two partners made the announcement this week at the summer Television Critics Association’s (TCA) press tour. Three hundred …

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Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ ends with a musical finale on September 27th

Sponsored Links Amazon Amazon’s long-promised Transparent series finale now has a release date. The two-hour musical extravaganza is coming to Prime Video on September 27th, and the trailer gives you an idea of just how the show will handle Jeffrey Tambor’s departure. It’s treating his character Maura’s exit as a sudden death, much like Frank …

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Marvel unveils its roadmap for Disney+ shows

Sponsored Links Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Marvel has provided the first details for phase four of its Cinematic Universe, and it won’t surprise you to hear that Disney+ will play a large role. There are no less than five superhero shows reaching the streaming service, although you’ll have to wait a while to watch them. And you’ll …

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