Plex launched a pair of interesting features that could help users search for and discover new content across a wide range of streaming services. Elsewhere, The Weather Channel finally launched on YouTube TV, and baseball fans can once again cheer on their favorite teams now that it’s Opening Weekend.
Here’s what happened in the world of cord cutting and streaming.
Here are some of the top streaming stories from the past week.
Plex Launches Discover Tool & Watchlist to Simplify Finding Streaming Titles from Every Service
Plex announced new search and watchlist features aimed at bringing together content from all sorts of different streaming services. The goal is to ease what the company is calling the “Streaming Struggle.”
fuboTV Will Raise Its Base Price for Current Subscribers to $69.99 in May 2022
After dropping its Starter Plan for new customers, fuboTV has now informed those currently on that base-level plan that they’ll soon be moved up to the Pro tier, starting at $69.99 per month.
How to Watch MLB Opening Day & All Other MLB Week 1 Games on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, & More
After a lockout-induced delay, it’s finally time to play ball. And we’ve got your guide on how to catch the action during Opening Weekend, including which streaming services offer the most bang for your baseball buck.
DIRECTV STREAM is Adding Auto-Extend to Recordings & Making More Sports-Centered Updates
This week, DIRECTV STREAM announced several new features, including some sports-minded updates. An auto-extend option allows scheduled DVR recordings to continue capturing games that extend beyond the specified cutoff time. And a new team-tracking feature lets you set DVR recordings for your favorite teams throughout a season.
YouTube TV Adds The Weather Channel & Three More Channels From AMG
We knew it was coming, but it’s finally here. The Weather Channel has officially arrived on YouTube TV, alongside several other new additions via a deal with Allen Media Group.
The Roku Channel Adds 16 New Channels to Its Free Streaming Lineup
Free, ad-supported platform The Roku Channel announced it’s adding 16 new options to its streaming lineup. There are new choices for anime lovers, cinema buffs, and more.
What’s the latest on the industry?
Peacock Will Be the Exclusive Streaming Home to 18 Sunday Morning MLB Games
Streaming service Peacock will offer broadcasts of 18 Major League Baseball games this season, giving Premium subscribers exclusive access starting in May.
Roku Extends Agreement with Amazon to Keep Prime Video and IMDb TV Apps on the Platform
Some renewal deals can get publicly contentious, but Roku’s latest agreement with Amazon appears to have come together peacefully. The new deal means Roku users will continue to get uninterrupted access to Prime Video and IMDb TV.
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Best Streaming Deals This Weekend — Save on Apple AirPods, Roku, Vizio, and More
This weekend’s deals include solid discounts on Apple’s popular AirPods, along with Roku’s top-of-the-line Ultra streaming device. Elsewhere, we’ve got price cuts on audio gear and smart TVs.