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How to watch Sportsnet NOW on your Apple TV with AirPlay


Sportsnet NOW is available as a native app on 4th generation Apple TVs. On 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TVs, no Sportsnet app is available. However, you can use AirPlay to watch Sportsnet NOW on your older generation Apple TV.

In order to use AirPlay you will need:

  • A 2nd, 3rd, or 4th generation Apple TV ...

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Are Blue Jays games blacked out on MLB.TV in 2017?

MLB Opening Day 2017 is just a couple of weeks away on April 3 and many Canadians are wondering about the best way to watch the Toronto Blue Jays this season. Sportsnet will broadcast all 162 games to cable subscribers, but what options are there for those who don't subscribe to cable?


MLB.TV is ...

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Amazon Prime Video error 4601

After Amazon Prime Video's launch in Canada last week, many Canadians have been running in to the infamous 'error 4601' when trying to watch Prime Video content on As you likely expect, 'error 4601' is due to geographic licensing restrictions.

The preferred way to browse the Canadian content is on or via ...

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As Shomi winds down, will Amazon Prime Video be launching in Canada soon?

Initially launched in November 2014, the Rogers and Shaw backed streaming service Shomi will be unceremoniously shuttered on November 30, 2016. Outsiders can only speculate on the reasons for Shomi's failure. However, there is hope for Canadian streaming media fans that a major player could be entering the market soon.

There is some speculation and ...

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CraveTV will soon show first-run programming for SHOWTIME TV series

Bell has recently announced that their CraveTV service will have the latest episodes from SHOWTIME TV series on the same day as the television broadcast, beginning November 20 with the series The Affair.

Other SHOWTIME series will follow, including Billions, Dice, Episodes, Ray Donavan, Twin Peaks (2017), I'm Dying Up Here, and Guerilla.

This means you ...

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Stream Game of Thrones Season 6


UPDATE: Purchase Game of Thrones Season 6 from iTunes now, and start watching on August 1st.

American viewers can use HBO Now to stream all of Game of Thrones, including the upcoming season 6. But what about Canadians?

Bell Media owns the rights to all of HBO's content, including Game of Thrones, and therefore ...

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Sportsnet NOW vs. MLB.TV for watching the Blue Jays

Sportsnet NOW was recently made available to non-cable subscribers for $24.99/month, making it an interesting alternative to the MLB.TV service for watching Blue Jays baseball in the 2016 season.

Here we compare the two services, to help you make the choice on which service to subscribe to.


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Are Blue Jays games blacked out on MLB.TV?

Update: 2017 Season

See about 2017 blackouts.

Update: 2016 Postseason

See about 2016 Postseason blackouts.


A new season of Major League Baseball is approaching, and many Canadians are getting excited about the Toronto Blue Jays in 2016.  You may have heard of the popular MLB.TV service and are wondering if this will allow ...

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Watch full City TV episodes without cable

You might have seen the ads saying that you can watch full episodes of the latest City tv shows for free online and through the City Video app, but haven't yet given it a try?  This quick guide tells you all you need to know to get you started.

What devices can I watch CityTV video ...

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5 Reasons Netflix is better than broadcast TV

Netflix (or, the Netflix streaming model) is rapidly becoming the primary way we watch TV. Here are some reasons why.

1. No commercials

Broadcast TV traditionally has has 44 minutes of content for 60 minutes of airtime. When you hit play on a show on Netflix, you get 60 minutes of straight content (maybe except ...

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