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Shudder offers no-frills access to pure horror cinema, which it both licenses from other studios and produces in-house (notable originals include When Evil Lurks and Perpetrator). The streaming service is easy to use and isn't cluttered with ads, plus it makes sure to add a new title every week and curates its selections without the help of an algorithm. Plans start at $6/month, which you can try with a 7-day free trial. Continue Reading →

If reality shows and documentaries are a staple in your household, then Discovery+ might be a good addition to your streaming lineup. Aside from originals, the streaming service offers content from channels like CNN, TLC, The Food Network, HGTV, and Animal Planet, to name a few, while some of the titles you can expect to see are Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unkown, 90 Day Fiance, and MILF Manor. It has two plans, one costing $5/month and another ad-free plan that costs $9/month. Continue Reading →

Amazon Prime is an on-demand streaming service that doubles as a membership to Amazon's shopping platform. That means aside from getting the latest Prime titles, which are a good mix of original and licensed films and TV shows (both from Hollywood and around the world), you also get access to free shipping, same-day delivery, and seasonal discounts. The subscription costs $15/month, but if you're only interested in Prime as a standalone streaming service, you'll just have to pay $9/month. Continue Reading →

Starz is an on-demand streaming service that currently costs $10/month or a discounted $70/year. Like HBO and Showtime, the premium cable channel offers a mix of classics, originals, blockbusters, and indies in its catalog, all ad-free. To name a few, Starz is the streaming home of shows like Power, Outlander, P-Valley, and Party Down, as well as movies like John Wick, Jumanji, The Equalizer, and for the family, a couple of Disney live-action movies. Continue Reading →

The on-demand streaming service Disney+ gives you access to thousands of films and TV shows not just from Disney itself, but from partner studios like Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic, and ABC. It's a giant umbrella of content for a fairly reasonable price of $7.99/month with ads and $13.99/month without, but if you want even more, Disney+ offers premium add-ons you can stack to your plan, as well as the famous Trio bundle, which gives you Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ at a discounted price. Continue Reading →

Criterion is a movie-streaming service that features some of the most celebrated, critically acclaimed, and hard-to-find films from around the world. More than just being the streaming arm of The Criterion Collection, however, the service also offers exclusive premieres, collections, masterclasses, director commentaries, and interviews, making sure to cater to its cinephile subscriber base. A subscription costs $10.99 monthly or $99.99 yearly. Continue Reading →

Specializing in all things anime, Funimation is an ad-free on-demand streaming service that features the latest films and TV shows out of Japan, with comprehensive dubs and subs for English-speaking viewers. A subscription costs $7.99/month, and you can pay an extra $2 for more simultaneous streams and offline downloads. Funimation was bought by competitor Crunchyroll in 2020, but to date, it continues to stream and serve customers as usual. Continue Reading →

Apple TV+ is an ad-free and on-demand streaming service whose library may seem small compared to other streamers, but you can be sure that every single title it has is produced in-house. This covers critically acclaimed films like Killers of the Flower Moon, as well as dramas, sitcoms, kids' shows, and more recently, Friday Night Baseball. It costs $9.99/month and can be played on most devices except Android phones and tablets. Continue Reading →

Hulu may be on the cheaper side at just $7.99/month, but the on-demand streaming service boasts an ever-growing catalog of original series like The Handmaid’s Tale, primetime hits like Modern Family, and BBC imports like Killing Eve. It’s also where you’ll find FX’s critically acclaimed titles like Atlanta, Fargo, and Reservation Dogs. Hulu runs on ads, but if you can’t stand commercials, you can go ad-free for $17.99/month. Continue Reading →

Combining the best of streaming and cable, Hulu with Live TV pairs Hulu’s original programming like Only Murders in the Building, imports like Normal People, and licensed ABC shows like Modern Family with live TV channels like CNN, CBS, and TCM to give you an all-in-one TV package. The plans start at $77/month (with ads), but for an additional fee, you can upgrade to a bundle that removes commercials and throws in Disney+ and ESPN+ to the mix. Continue Reading →

While best known for streaming epic shows like Succession, Game of Thrones, and The White Lotus, Max rounds its selection with blockbusters from Warner Bros., news from CNN, reality shows from Discovery, and for an additional fee, live sports from B/R. Max’s plans begin at $10/month, but if you already have HBO, you should check with your TV provider to see if it can give you Max at no additional cost. Continue Reading →

Often dubbed as the best cordless replacement to cable, YouTube TV is a live TV streaming platform that gives you access to more than 100 channels, sporting events, local channels, unlimited DVR space, and up to three simultaneous streams. But what really gives YouTube TV its edge is customization; depending on your needs, you can easily add premium channels like HBO, sports channels like NFL Redzone, and Spanish channels like Unimas to your preferred lineup. Continue Reading →

Apart from NBC sitcoms, Bravo reality shows, live news channels, and sports events like Sunday Night Football and Premier League matches, Peacock is also the streaming home to originals like Girls5Eva, Poker Face, and Bel-Air. A subscription costs $6/month, but if you want to opt out of ads and tune into your local NBC channel on top of all this, then you can choose their Premium Plus plan, which costs $12/month. Continue Reading →

Paramount+ is an on-demand streaming service packed with original series like the Star Trek reboots, Billions, Yellowstone, and Fraiser, blockbusters like Top Gun and Transformers, and live sports from CBS. The ad-supported plan costs $6/month, while the ad-free plan costs $12/month. The latter includes offline downloads, your local CBS station, and the entirety of Showtime, which is home to fan favorites like Yellowjackets and The Curse. Continue Reading →

Sling’s Orange + Blue is for those who want to combine the family-friendly content of Sling Orange with the sports and news focus of Sling Blue. The live TV package has a total of 46 channels, including IFC, TNT, and MGM, plus cloud DVR and simultaneous streams. As with its individual plans, you can select from bundles like the Sports Extra or the News Extra to enhance your base package. Continue Reading →

Sling Blue is an affordable live TV subscription that’s well-suited for viewers hoping to keep up with the latest reality shows, FOX programming, and NFL matches. Compared to Sling’s other live TV plan, Sling Orange, Sling Blue has more channels, 40 in total, which you can customize and stack with premium add-ons like Starz and Showtime. It’s also the plan to pick if you’re looking for local channels, as select markets have access to ABC and NBC stations. Continue Reading →

Sling Orange is Sling's most basic live TV package. It has a total of 32 live channels covering entertainment, news, and sports, plus some on-demand titles on top of that. What sets it apart from other plans is it exclusively carries ESPN, ESPN2, Disney Channel, Freeform, and the Food Network, so it's best suited for family and sports viewing. It also has NBA and NCAA programming, making it ideal for hardcore basketball fans. Continue Reading →