Video on Demand

Hulu Officially Confirms Ad-Free Subscription Tier, But For How Much?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 13 hours ago
Hulu
A few weeks back, we’d heard rumblings that Hulu might finally take the plunge into an ad-free subscription tier, as many streaming outlets broaden their availability, and now the service has officially confirmed. That said, how much will it cost you to enjoy Hulu programming without having to break for any ads?

Bestflix: September 2015’s Best New Netflix Instant Titles

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by Matt Singer a day ago
Netflix
Bestflix — ScreenCrush’s monthly video series dedicated to finding the best new stuff to watch on Netflix — is back with more recommendations for September 2015. (If you missed June, July, or August’s episodes, it’s not too late to add more great films and TV shows to your MyList.)

Nielsen Ratings Finally Dip a Toe Into Analyzing Netflix, Hulu Viewer Data

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
Hulu / Netflix
As Hannibal fans this weekend (and billions of others before them) can attest, too long has the antiquated Nielsen ratings system given an incomplete picture of a show’s viewership, swaying networks to and fro of cancellation. We may finally have some progress however, as Nielsen will begin taking into account streaming data from the likes of Hulu, Netflix and beyond.

Bestflix: August 2015’s Best New Netflix Instant Titles

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by Matt Singer August 11, 2015 @ 12:09 PM
https://youtu.be/YXA1Eoy6oWc
Bestflix — ScreenCrush’s monthly video series dedicated to finding the best new stuff to watch on Netflix — is back with more recommendations for August 2015. (If you missed May, June, or July’s episodes, it’s not too late...

What’s Expiring on Netflix Instant: July 2015

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by Matt Singer June 22, 2015 @ 11:21 AM
Lionsgate
There’s lots of new stuff coming to Netflix in July, but as always, there’s some stuff leaving too. As Boys II Men said, it’s so hard to say goodbye to Terminator 2: Judgment Day (or something like that, I’m paraphrasing here). Below is a list of all the confirmed movies and TV series leaving Netflix next month. If you want to catch up on T2 before Terminator Genisys comes out, or get really into Miami Vice just for the hell of it, you’ve got a little over a week to do it before they’re gone forever (or at least until August). Read on for your guide to what’s expiring from Netflix Instant in June. Plus, as an added bonus, we’ve added direct links to each title on Netflix, so if you want to watch any of these films or series, just click below. (COUGHyourewelcomeCOUGH.)

New Netflix Instant Releases: July 2015

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by Matt Singer June 22, 2015 @ 10:31 AM
Netflix
July is almost upon us and it’s going to be a good month for Netflix users, as the streaming service is adding a whole slew of new movies and TV shows, including a bunch of exclusives. Cult comedy fans are eagerly awaiting the debut of the return of Wet Hot American Summer as a new series featuring the original cast, and standup fans will get a brand-new special from Rush Hour star Chris Tucker. Plus, there’s a whole slew of recent hits from television and cinemas (The Guest!). Read on for your guide to the new Netflix Instant releases arriving in July.

Showtime Stand-Alone Streaming Service to Launch in July

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 3, 2015 @ 11:32 AM
Showtime
TV has become increasingly on-demand, to the point even HBO caved on a cord-cutting solution, and now Showtime has followed suit. The premium cable network has announced a July launch for its new online streaming subscription, and one cheaper than HBO’s option at that.

‘Seinfeld’ Moves Exclusively to Hulu With Streaming Rights

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 29, 2015 @ 9:54 AM
NBC
As much as we like to imagen Seinfeld today, Hulu may soon corner the market on Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer’s exploits. The streaming service has announced an exclusive streaming deal for everyone’s favorite show about nothing, moving all 180 Seinfeld episodes onto Hulu for years to come.