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Old 04-13-15, 08:15 AM
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ConTV for Roku

http://www.contv.com/browse-movie/

Just found this channel over the weekend and thought it had some really good shows on it. Greatest American Hero, MXC, and a bunch of others plus movies, anime, and Comic Con panels.
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Old 04-13-15, 10:26 AM
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That's a pretty good channel. I watched something on there a couple days ago.

I wish the VIP (ad-free) membership was cheaper. $6.99 is kinda pricey considering most of the content is z-list and public domain stuff. If they offered discounted 3-6 month packages around $4/month, I'd sign-up.
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I checked it out the other night, and the content on there was pretty amazing. It is geek heaven.
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Old 04-21-15, 10:43 AM
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Greatest American Hero
I rewatched the first few episodes for the first time in over 30 years. Connie Sellecca was fine as hell. Hard to believe she'll be 60 next month.
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Old 04-21-15, 11:47 PM
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I was in 4th or 5th grade when Greatest American hero was on so I barely remember it but I want to check it out. The also have the old Japanese version of Battle of the Planets, Gatchaman, that I want to watch.

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Re: ConTV for Roku

I am pretty sure The Greatest American Hero is what got me reading comics regularly as a lad.
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Old 04-23-15, 02:15 PM
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Started watching Greatest American Hero last night and the only thing familiar is the theme song.
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Old 06-13-15, 09:05 AM
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CONtv is going to be Live Streaming from Wizard World Comic Con today. It starts at 1pm EST.



As a registered user of CONtv, you are invited you to beta test with us our newest feature: live streaming! We will be live at Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines on Saturday, June 13 beginning at 12pm Central Time (10am PST). Featuring favorite celebrities like Brandon Routh (Arrow), Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street), Jewel Staite (Firefly), Alex Kingston (Doctor Who/Arrow), Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars) and maybe one other VERY special guest. You won't know unless you are watching it live. To watch, log into your CONtv account and enjoy.

Join us anytime throughout the day and give us feedback on Facebook and Twitter where we will be chatting in real time.

iOS users: live streaming is NOT available in-app at this time. Please use your mobile browser.

Roku users: be sure to create a free registered account on the CONtv website.

Current schedule for the live stream
(all times in Central Daylight Time)*

Brandon Routh (Arrow): 12:00PM - 12:45 PM
Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street): 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Jewel Staite (Firefly): 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Alex Kingston (Doctor Who/Arrow): 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars): 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

http://live.contv.com/live-steam-des-moines/
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Old 06-13-15, 09:42 AM
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That's pretty cool. I'll be at the con today.
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....and maybe one other VERY special guest.
I wonder if it'll be William Shatner? His Q&A is right after Billy Dee Williams.

http://home.contv.com/event/wizard-w...-moines-day-1/

Originally Posted by majorjoe23 View Post
That's pretty cool. I'll be at the con today.
It should be fun. Looks like a good schedule of events today.
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I couldn't find a link on the Roku app. But I was able to get the Live Stream using the Search feature.

Search for "CONtv Live".

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Old 06-13-15, 03:31 PM
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The live stream says "Stay tuned for Alex Kingston, Billy Dee Williams and William Shatner". So it looks like they'll also stream the Shatner Q&A at 6pm EST.
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Old 06-13-15, 04:42 PM
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I actually bought a Roku just for this channel. Hopefully it won't go away.
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Old 06-19-15, 06:42 PM
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They're live-streaming from WWCC Sacramento right now:

WATCH IT HERE - http://www.contv.com/detail-movie/CE...on-sacramento/
It's also on the Roku app, but not available on the iOS app.

Friday, June 19
"Live @ The Con" with guests:
Morgan Spurlock
Sean Patrick Flanery
Adrian Paul

Here's the live-stream panel schedule for tomorrow:

Saturday, June 20
12:00PM - 12:45PM- Malcolm McDowell, "Rules Your Movie & TV Collection"
1:00PM - 1:45PM- Danny Trejo, "Machete Don't Text"
2:00PM - 2:45PM- Katie Cassidy, "Protecting Starling City"
3:00PM - 3:45PM- Billie Piper, "From Pop Star to Pop Culture Star"
5:00PM - 6:30PM- Cosplay Contest!!!

All times PST
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Originally Posted by JCWBobC View Post
Started watching Greatest American Hero last night and the only thing familiar is the theme song.
That's because all the original songs have been removed. Another song rights victim.
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Originally Posted by TheBigDave View Post
Saturday, June 20
12:00PM - 12:45PM- Malcolm McDowell, "Rules Your Movie & TV Collection"
1:00PM - 1:45PM- Danny Trejo, "Machete Don't Text"

All times PST
I watched these two panels on Saturday...a lot of fun to see this stuff live.
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Old 08-18-15, 03:02 PM
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15% Discount on VIP Membership

For one week only we are offering this at $5.99. That's 15% off the regular monthly fee.

To redeem, use the following coupon code during the check out process: SHERA1

https://www.contv.com/subscription-page/
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Live Coverage from Wizard World Comic Con Chicago starts at 11:30am (EST) on Saturday (8/22) and continues on Sunday (8/23). It will only be available to VIP Members.

Live panels with Stephen Amell (Arrow), Jeremy Renner (Avengers, Mission Impossible), the legendary man with the moustache, Burt Reynolds (Cannonball Run, Archer), plus surprise guests.

Original programing featuring expert discussions on Deadpool, Jurassic World, filmmaking, horror, superheroes, and vampires.

Live gameplay of a secret upcoming video game release!

Live chat with fans and the CONtv crew.

FREE swag giveaways online. And so much more!
I hope they'll show some of the other panels. There's a Firefly Q&A with Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin and Summer Glau. And there's an Evil Dead I & II Reunion hosted by Bruce Campbell. Also a Gotham panel with Ben McKenzie and Sean Pertwee.
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Old 08-22-15, 12:18 PM
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The Comic Con Chicago live coverage has started. They're showing the Ian Somerhalder (Vampire Diaries) panel right now. This guy seems like a real conceited douchebag.

I think you need to be a VIP member to watch it. If you sign-up, use the coupon code "SHERA1".
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The Evil Dead Reunion panel is starting right now.
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Originally Posted by TheBigDave View Post
The Comic Con Chicago live coverage has started. They're showing the Ian Somerhalder (Vampire Diaries) panel right now. This guy seems like a real conceited douchebag.
He'd been up all night shooting an episode (at least that's what he claimed), so I cut him a little slack, but his panel was not very good. Stephen Amell's panel WAS pretty good, and I don't even watch ARROW. Seeing Burt Reynolds was both sad and entertaining...sad that his body seems to be falling apart, but entertaining in that he seems to be pretty sharp and told some great stories.
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Those panels are always hit-or-miss. Most of the stars are contractually obligated to appear in them for their shows and the drive to do them wanes once a show has established itself.
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I'm a little confused by the website, but that's probably because I'm firewalled and some of the stuff is being blocked.

I've read that a VIP membership gets you commercial-free viewing, but on the website there are several shows tagged as "VIP", while others are not. So, does this mean that you can only watch those specific channels if you are VIP, or that anyone can watch them but VIPs get them commercial-free? And what about that non-tagged shows?
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Originally Posted by kenbuzz View Post
I'm a little confused by the website, but that's probably because I'm firewalled and some of the stuff is being blocked.

I've read that a VIP membership gets you commercial-free viewing, but on the website there are several shows tagged as "VIP", while others are not. So, does this mean that you can only watch those specific channels if you are VIP, or that anyone can watch them but VIPs get them commercial-free? And what about that non-tagged shows?
I'm a member and none of the stuff I watch has commercials, with the exception of the LIVE Comic Con broadcasts, which take long commercial breaks between panels/segments - but they're commercials for ConTV productions, so they're not too annoying, just repetitive.
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Originally Posted by kenbuzz View Post
I've read that a VIP membership gets you commercial-free viewing, but on the website there are several shows tagged as "VIP", while others are not. So, does this mean that you can only watch those specific channels if you are VIP, or that anyone can watch them but VIPs get them commercial-free? And what about that non-tagged shows?
They responded to a similar question on Facebook:

"As CONtv grows, it's moving more titles to VIP access only. However, there is still lots of stuff available with free registration."
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