With the fall TV season literally days away and the DVR at 70% capacity, it was time clean house. Watched, not watched, didn’t matter, the delete button was about to get a workout. After a contemplative few minutes here’s what made the cut and what’s been wiped out.
Say goodbye to free TV, on August 8th Hulu became a purely subscription-based streaming service. Two plans now exist, one with commercials ($7.99/month) and one without ($11.99/month). I can’t say I’m surprised by the move, bummed yes, but this has been a long time coming.
Just as word-of-mouth and social media buzz for Netflix’s newest series Stranger Things was picking up I was blessed with a rainy summer weekend allowing me to marathon the show guilt-free. And boy was it a satisfying marathon. With just eight episodes it was not only an easy watch but also a tight story with well developed characters and little filler.
Comic Con International’s exclusive streaming/video-on-demand site Comic-Con HQ launched on May 7th, but it’s real test will come when San Diego Comic Con gets underway on July 21st 2016. For the first time in the con’s history, no badge, no problem – content will be made (legally) available online.
Up the competitiveness of your weekly American Ninja Warrior viewing with these free printable Bingo cards. Available in a set of 8, you and your family and friends can face off from the comfort of your couch as your watch others display amazing feats of athleticism.
Freeform’s newest TV series Dead of Summer premieres Tuesday June 28th at 9pm. Created by Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis, and Ian Goldberg of Once Upon a Time, Dead of Summer appears to follow Freeform’s traditional blueprint of putting young people in creepy situations (see also: Pretty Little Liars, Guilt, Shadowhunters, and Stitchers). In this instance, you guessed it, they’ll be trying to survive summer camp.