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The 38 Best Shows on Hulu Right Now (June 2024)

While Netflix seemingly led the way for other streaming networks to create compelling original programming, Hulu actually beat them all to the punch. In 2011, a year before Netflix’s Lilyhammer and two years before the arrival of House of Cards, the burgeoning streamer premiered The Morning After, a pop-culture-focused news show that ran for 800 […]

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The Real Reason Will Smith Broke Twitch’s Biggest Streaming Record

Every summer, the Spanish Twitch streamer Ibai Llanos hosts a livestreamed boxing tournament called La Velada del Año (The Evening of the Year). In just four years, it has gone from a relatively small event featuring matches between a few influencers from Spain to an enormous global phenomenon featuring over 20 combatants and a host

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The 35 Best Shows on Amazon Prime Right Now (July 2024)

While Netflix is busy pumping out more series than any one person could watch (probably), some of the best shows are on Amazon Prime Video. Trouble is, navigating the service’s labyrinthine menus can make finding the right series a pain. We’re here to help. Below are our favorite Amazon series—all included with your Prime subscription.

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The 39 Best Shows on Max (aka HBO Max) Right Now (July 2024)

It may not have the shine it once did, but Max (previously HBO Max) is still home to some of the best TV shows of the past 25 years, from The Sopranos and The Wire to Game of Thrones and The Leftovers. Max has gotten into the original content game too, with highly acclaimed series like Hacks, Station Eleven, and The Staircase (the

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The 49 Best Shows on Netflix Right Now (June 2024)

Streaming services are known for having award-worthy series but also plenty of duds. Our guide to the best TV shows on Netflix is updated weekly to help you know which series you should move to the top of your queue. They aren’t all sure-fire winners—we love a good less-than-obvious gem—but they’re all worth your time,

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Writer Alex English Thinks Social Media Ruined the Art of Comedy

Alex English should be on summer break when I call him on a Thursday afternoon, but instead he’s fresh off of two stand-up sets in New York City, and is last-minute packing for a red-eye flight to London, where he will take the stage at the Top Secret Comedy Club that weekend. The work never

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The 51 Best Shows on Disney+ Right Now (July 2024)

Disney+, if you didn’t know, isn’t just for kids. With its ownership of the Lucasfilm brand and the Marvel titles, the streaming service offers plenty of grown-up content in its bid to compete with Netflix and Amazon—and we’re not just talking movies. Since launching the service, Disney has used the name recognition of Star Wars

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Why Streaming Services Keep Screwing Up Binge-Watching

When The Bear first premiered, it was all in one fell swoop, eight feverish episodes dropped onto Hulu in June of 2022. While the show was beloved by critics, it took a while, relatively speaking, to catch on, popping up as the second most-watched show across all platforms three weeks later and the most watched

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The 29 Best Shows on Apple TV+ Right Now (July 2024)

Slowly but surely, Apple TV+ is finding its feet. The streaming service, which at launch we called “odd, angsty, and horny as hell,” has evolved into a diverse library of dramas, documentaries, and comedies. Now, its library is so packed, we’ve declared it “the new HBO.” Curious but don’t know where to get started? Below

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