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Watch College Football for Free, Week 3 (and NFL Week 2)

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Watch College Football for Free, Week 3 (and NFL Week 2)



Daylight is fading earlier already, temperatures are (kind of) dropping, and football season is underway. Last week, we let you in on how you can catch most of the NFL regular season action for free with your HDTV antenna. This week, we’re here to let you in on another football find: you can watch college football for free, too. While a number of college games air on ESPN or other non-broadcast stations, you can still watch plenty of action, including big games that are aired on broadcast networks nationwide as well as regional games that may air on local broadcast affiliates or regional stations.

 

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Here’s a look at some of the college games that are being broadcast on networks nationwide this weekend:

 

Who: Kent State at Ohio State — OR — Boise State at Connecticut

When: Saturday, Sept. 13 at Noon ET

Where: ABC/ESPN2

 

Who: Arkansas at Texas Tech

When: Saturday, Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: ABC

 

Who: Georgia at South Carolina

When: Saturday, Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: CBS

 

Who: Illinois at Washington

When: Saturday, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. ET

Where: FOX

 

Who: Perdue vs. Notre Dame (in Indianapolis)

When: Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Where: NBC

 

Who: Tennessee at Oklahoma

When: Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. ET

Where: ABC

 

Who: UCLA at Texas

When: Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. ET

Where: FOX

 

If you’re looking for a more comprehensive gameday schedule, definitely check out what the crew at 506 Sports have put together. They’ve got an impressively detailed schedule of NFL, college football, and MLB games that is updated weekly, including maps of which games are being broadcast on which networks in a given region. To give you a taste of what they offer, here’s week 2′s line-up on FOX:

 

NFL Week 2 Game Map - FOX | 506 Sports

Image Credit: 506 Sports - NFL Week 2 Game Map (FOX)

 

Here’s to another week of enjoying great football, for free, in 1080 HD.







Where to Watch NFL Games for Free – Week 1 Schedule



Many are sighing in relief now that regular season NFL football is back in action.NFL Football Week 1 If you’re one of those many, we want to let you in on a little secret: you can catch most of this week’s (and the full season’s) games for free with an HDTV over-the-air antenna. To be fair, the games you’ll be able to watch will depend on your viewing area, but they’re free, so it’s hard to beat that. Keep scrolling to find out where and how to watch NFL games for free.

 

Week 1 Schedule

 

Who: Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks

When: Thursday, September 4 at 8:30 p.m. ET

Where: NBC

 

Who: Buffalo Bills at Chicago Bears

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: FOX

 

Who: Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: CBS

 

Who: Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: CBS

 

Who: Washington Redskins at Houston Texans

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: FOX

 

Who: Jacksonville Jaguars at Philadelphia Eagles

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: CBS

 

Who: Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: CBS

 

Who: New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: CBS

Who: Minnesota Vikings at St. Louis Rams

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: FOX

 

Who: New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: FOX

 

Who: Oakland Raiders at New York Jets

When: Sunday, September 7 at 1 p.m. ET

Where: CBS

 

Who: Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

When: Sunday, September 7 at 4:25 p.m. ET

Where: FOX

 

Who: San Francisco 49ers at Dallas Cowboys

When: Sunday, September 7 at 4:25 p.m. ET

Where: FOX

 

Who: Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos

When: Sunday, September 7 at 8:30 p.m. ET

Where: NBC

 

Just pick out the HDTV antenna that’s right for you, plug it in, and enjoy the games in pure 1080 high-definition.







Mohu Antennas Love May Madness



May is a great month for watching OTA TV with a Mohu antenna (and be sure to check out our new Leaf Metro). May is “sweeps” month where the broadcast networks show the season finales of their “regular” season shows. But viewers won’t be stuck with a summer full of re-runs because the networks are also introducing new content in May.

crossbones-s1-keyart-xl1NBC is banking on some serious star power. John Malkovich stars as the pirate Blackbeard in Crossbones–The new legend of Blackbeard (Friday, May 30, 10/9c). Set in the Bahamas in 1715, Blackbeard tries to steal a chronometer from an English ship which has the potential to change seafaring and commerce. But the English aren’t giving in so easily and it’s up to the viewer to determine who the villain is–Blackbeard or the English. John Malkovich is outstanding as the villain in this YouTube trailer.

NBC_Rosemarys_Baby_miniseries_posterIn addition,  Zoe Saldana stars in NBC’s two part miniseries Rosemary’s Baby (May 11). In a new twist on Ira Levin’s 1967 thriller, Zoe Saldana and her husband Guy (Patrick J. Adams) leave New York City for a new life in Paris. At first, their arrival in Paris seems surrounded by good fortune. But when Rosemary becomes pregnant, she starts to believe that things are not what they seem and their new neighbors may have dark motives for her baby. Agnieszka Holland (Europa Europa, The Wire, Treme) directs this two-part psychological thriller. Click here to see the trailer on YouTube.

These shows and other great content are available free, over the air with a Mohu Leaf, Curve or Sky antenna. Broadcasters are producing great content for every night of the week and there’s no need to spend $70-$100 a month for cable. Join the growing numbers of cord-cutters and ditch your cable!







Cord Cutters Should Have an Antenna



wralweather1Cord cutters who rely solely on streaming content should strongly consider adding an HDTV antenna to their homes. The recent outbreak of severe weather across the Midwest and Southeast United States led to flooding, tornadoes and the deaths of more than 30 people. Fortunately, improved radar systems and early warnings allow people enough time to find shelter. The early warnings are often broadcast over local networks’ news channels and without a TV antenna such as a Leaf or Curve, viewers may not get the warnings about nearby storms.

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Storm clouds near Mohu

Fortunately, the severe weather mostly bypassed Raleigh (the home of Mohu) but for two days our local stations broadcast the locations of heavy rain, hail, thunderstorms, flooding and  tornadoes. We were definitely aware of what was going on, and had a tornado or flood come, we would have had time to prepare. Two nights ago, while watching OTA TV, the screen had a ticker running along the bottom updating viewers of where the storms were and their severity. Other stations broadcast the weather alerts directly from the National Weather Service.

The bottom line is streaming content is a great way to cut the cord. But Netflix, Hulu+, Amazon Prime and the rest cannot replace broadcast TV especially in times of emergencies and bad weather. It’s also possible to get warnings on a smart phone, but they are often not as detailed as a real-time weather forecast.

On a happier note, an antenna is great to watch TV content in real time, especially broadcasts like the Super Bowl, the Oscars, and season finales (coming soon in May) and not have to wait to stream it from the network’s website or another streaming provider.







Am I a Cord-Cutter?



Cord-cutting is a growing trend as cable bills continue to rise. Many consumers don’t know if they are good candidates for cord-cutting and Mohu is here to help sort that out.

shutterstock_cord_cutting1. Can you get good over-the-air (OTA) reception at your home?

Use our TV for Free tool to determine what stations you can get with a Mohu antenna. Keep in mind that metal can block signals so make sure you aren’t surrounded by skyscrapers, aluminum siding, or even the metal mesh that holds stucco together.

2. Does your TV have a digital tuner?

Most TVs made after 2009 have one. If you aren’t sure, check the manual. If you have an older TV, you can buy a digital converter at Best Buy or another electronics store. It will cost about $60-$80 but will convert your OTA digital signal to an analog signal so the TV can get reception.

money3. Do you feel like you are paying too much for cable?

It’s sort of an obvious question because we all feel like cable costs too much, it’s just that we’ve gotten used to paying for it and thinking of  it as a “necessity.” Well, time for a shift in thinking because cable is not a necessity. Consider how many channels you REALLY watch and whether you can get them OTA or their content via a streaming service such as Netflix or Hulu+. The average American only watches 8 channels and over 90% of the top rated TV shows are OTA. So the chances of you getting what you want to watch via a combination of OTA and a streaming service is pretty good.
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ABC vs. Aereo



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The Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in ABC vs. Aereo. There are two main issues that the Court will need to address. The first issue is whether or not the re-transmission of OTA content constitute a “public” or “private” performance. The second issue is murkier, and concerns the future of “the cloud” where data and entertainment content is moving.

Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. came down hard when he told Aereo’s lawyer: “Your technological model is based solely on circumventing legal prohibitions that you don’t want to comply with.” In summary, copyright law allows for the private use of the broadcaster’s airwaves. For example, it’s completely legal to hook up a Mohu antenna to a television, or even a Sky to four televisions in one home because that use of the airwaves constitutes a “private” performance (even if you have friends come over to watch the Super Bowl). However, the cable companies pay approximately $3 billion a year in retransmission fees to the networks because their capture of broadcasts and sending them to million of customers is a “public performance.” Aereo claims its performances are “private” because each customer (who pays between $8-$12/month) is assigned a tiny antenna to digitally capture an OTA broadcast and store it in the cloud. The “owner” of that antenna then has the content streamed to a tablet, smartphone or computer.

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OTA Show Update, Part 2



Mohu’s antennas–from the tiny Metro to the rooftop Sky–bring cord-cutters great over the air television for free. Here are updates on two new action-packed mid-season dramas.

nbc-crisisCrisis (NBC, Sunday, 10:00 ET ) looks promising. Clearly, something big is happening when a busload of children, including the president’s son, are taken hostage while on a high school field trip. Washington DC is a rich backdrop to fame, money and power. And who doesn’t like bashing rich parents?  The LA Times review, written after two episodes and several plot twists, says, “In the first two episodes, the plot turns and turns again, and the motivation for what is clearly a very elaborate crime becomes murky to the point of nonsensical. Fortunately, the motivating force (and the show’s tag line) — How far would you go to protect your children? — is easily understood.”

Some of the high schoolers are typecast–the vulnerable alpha girl, the scholarship kid. And there are some unexplained plot elements–how did the FBI know about the kidnapping when the bus was in a part of West Virginia with no cell phone reception? Suspend your disbelief but pay attention to the plot twists and turns. With Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) and Dermot Mulroney (August: Osage County, Jobs) NBC has added some star power to this mid-season drama.
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Mohu Goes Metro



leaf metroWelcome to the Mohu Leaf Metro!  The Leaf Metro is the smallest size possible for delivering high quality TV reception. Borrowing from the same advanced U.S. Military technology built into the Leaf family of antennas, the Leaf Metro reaches out in a 25-mile radius to capture the most popular TV shows, news and sports, on both network and local television in full 1080 HD, enabling consumers to watch their favorite broadcast TV without a cable subscription.

“We believe in designing high-quality products tailored to the needs of those who are using them. The Leaf Metro is an ideal option for our urban customers, many of whom are young, on a budget, and have limited space,” said Mark Buff, president and co-founder of Mohu. “We’re bringing them a product that’s even smaller, snazzier and more affordable than our top-rated and especially popular Leaf 30 and Leaf 50 HDTV antennas, while delivering the excellent performance that is Mohu’s standard.”
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OTA Shows Update Part 1



Let’s take a look at how two new OTA shows are performing: Cosmos, and Surviving Jack. They are available OTA for free with a Mohu antenna. In a future blog post we’ll take a look at how  Crisis and The 100 are doing.

Screen Shot 2014-04-10 at 11.55.34 AMCosmos (Fox, Sunday at 9 ET) was meant to be “event programming.” At this point, Fox will let the show run for its scheduled 13 episodes and then take it off the air in June. For many mainstream reviewers, Cosmos is a hit. It’s visually stunning–using special effects to explore both the outer reaches of the universe and tiny strands of DNA. After a few episodes the narrator, Neil deGrasse Tyson, seems to have hit his stride in his story telling and his goal of making science available and accessible to all viewers. Many of his detractors believe that the show undermines their religious beliefs regarding creation, evolution and God.
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Fun and Free Web Content



Fans of The Big Bang Theory might be wondering what they are going to do once the show goes on summer break. Thursday nights will seem empty without Sheldon, Leonard, Penny, Raj and the rest of the gang. But viewers can catch old episodes on CBS’s website while they wait for the next season.

But instead of watching actors play physicists (and rocket scientists, and neurobiologists) on TV, why not learn a little about it yourself? (Disclaimer: Mayim Bialik, who plays Amy Farrah Fowler is a neurobiologist in real life). No more plowing through weighty physics textbooks, learning calculus on your own. The engineers who are working on Mohu’s Channels (still available on Kickstarter until tomorrow), have, in their spare time, found a few YouTube channels that will delight your inner mathematician and physicist.

Screen Shot 2014-04-03 at 12.47.18 PMNumberphile is a YouTube channel that has all sorts of fun facts about…numbers. There is a section devoted to Pi, including calculating Pi using hundreds of real pies. Another section is devoted to prime numbers. Targeted to non-mathematicians, Numberphile entertains as the enthusiasm of the real mathematicians featured in each segment spills over to the viewer.

Screen Shot 2014-04-03 at 12.48.46 PMMinute Physics’s videos are longer than a minute, but always a feature a fast talking narrator using a marker, white board and cartoons to illustrate the concepts he’s explaining. Topics range from time travel, the big bang (the real one, not the show), and why the solar system is flat.

These channels have playlists or are easy to surf. And when Channels is introduced, put these in your channel guide and enjoy on your TV in HD. And don’t worry, the 8th season of The Big Bang Theory will be here before you know it.

 

 







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