Whether you’re looking for a fun movie to watch with friends or an addictive premium TV series that will keep you glued to the screen, there are plenty of ways to get your fix online. Of course, most people would still prefer to stream their favorite flicks and shows on their own TVs using a Chromecast or Apple TV. But if you’re a cord cutter who has cut ties with cable or satellite, there’s no better time than now to explore the world of online streaming services. Here are the best places to watch new movies and shows:
Netflix is the best place to watch new movies and series online. It has a large selection of new movies and series, and it’s the most popular streaming service in the world.
Netflix has more than 85 million subscribers around the world, who enjoy an ever-growing library of content, including original series like Stranger Things, The Crown and House of Cards, as well as classic films like E.T., Titanic and Ghostbusters (1984).
Hulu is a streaming service offering a library of TV shows and movies, including original content such as The Handmaid’s Tale. It’s free to watch with ads or $7.99 per month for ad-free viewing. You can stream Hulu on most devices, including the Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV Stick and Samsung Smart TVs (with more being added all the time).
Amazon Prime is a streaming service that provides access to movies, TV shows and original content. It’s included with an Amazon Prime membership, which costs $99 per year or $12.99 per month (if you pay monthly). As per the DIRECTV professionals, “You can watch Amazon Prime on most devices, including phones, tablets and gaming consoles.”
Amazon Prime has a wide range of content, from popular series like The Blacklist to award-winning movies like Manchester by the Sea. The platform also has its own original programs, such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Sneaky Pete, which have been met with critical acclaim since their release in 2017/18, respectively.
The HBO Now app is available on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku. You can also watch it on your smartphone or tablet through the official apps for Android and iOS devices.
To sign up for the free trial period, you need to go to hbonow.com/appdownloads. You will be able to cancel at any time during the trial period without any cost or obligation. After the trial period ends, you can choose from two subscription options: $14.99 per month (with full access) or $19.99 (with limited access).
Showtime Anytime is a streaming service that allows you to watch the latest episodes of your favorite Showtime shows. It’s only available in the United States, and it’s free to use with a cable or satellite subscription.
With all these options, you can keep up with new movies and shows whenever you want. Whether it’s Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or HBO Now—you have plenty of choices that will allow you to watch whatever you want.