I Pay For Cable TV, and Don't Care Who Knows It

I turn 30 this month, and it feels like I am one of the few people my age who watches cable TV and is willing to pay for it. Truth is, I hate watching shows on my computer—or worse, my phone. Give me new episodes in real-time, on a real TV. I know I’m on the wrong side of history, but I also know I’m not the only one. »10/15/15 3:40pm10/15/15 3:40pm


James Franco's Saturday Night Shows Why SNL Is a Weekly TV Miracle

Last night, Saturday Night Live kicked off its 40th season (did you watch it!). It's a major milestone to be sure, but how exactly is it made? Countless books have been written on the subject but established actor and fledgling documentarian James Franco tries to capture the tortuous late nights and constant… »9/28/14 10:00pm9/28/14 10:00pm

TV Streaming Head-to-Head: Netflix vs Hulu vs Amazon Prime

One of the more annoying things about Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon's television streaming libraries is the vast difference between the selection available. It would be almost impossible to get a thorough idea of who has the better library without searching for hundreds of TV shows on each service and comparing them… »3/04/14 4:43pm3/04/14 4:43pm

The Criterion Collection Is Giving You All Their Movies Free on Hulu This Weekend

Criterion Collection, a company that collects and restores classic and otherwise culturally relevant films, is bestowing us with a wonderful little post-Valentines or mid-February or extremely-post-Groundhog's Day gift: their entire catalogue of movies on Hulu will be 100 percent free this weekend. »2/14/13 4:20pm2/14/13 4:20pm

Why the Hell Does Hulu Show Spoiler Commercials for the TV Show You're Watching?

Hulu, for all its good intentions and fairly solid stream quality, kind of sucks. It doesn't have enough TV shows, it doesn't have enough episodes, you still have to watch commercials even when you pay for Hulu Plus but worst of all, sometimes those commercials you're forced to sit through are about future episodes of… »2/01/13 9:00pm2/01/13 9:00pm