The Primetimer Guide to Streaming TV

The Primetimer Guide to Streaming TV

The Primetimer Guide to Streaming TV

The Primetimer Guide to Streaming TV


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The Streaming TV guide that makes the most of readers’ screen time.

Streaming TV has brought us endless viewing options but also endless scrolling. Let Primetimer, the web's leading resource for television news, reviews and commentary, help you find your next great watch.

  • Want something on Hulu or Prime Video but overwhelmed by choices?
  • Need a list of prestige dramas, quirky comedies or docs across all your streaming platforms?
  • Not ready to binge? Just want something for tonight?
  • Prefer suggestions from humans instead of algorithms?

This ingenious guide will help you discover just what you want without wasting your time. 

What’s inside The Primetimer Guide:

  • Reviews of 1,000+ TV series, limited series, original movies, specials and docuseries—all recommended by Primetimer staff and contributors for streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO Max, Disney+, Peacock, Paramount+, Showtime, Apple TV+, Epix, BritBox, AMC+ and other popular platforms
  • Dozens of curated lists for rapidly finding what to watch next
  • The Primetimer Guide to Cord-Cutting, with money-saving tips and guide to the latest Streaming TV technology
  • Indexes for looking up shows by title, channel and talent 

The Primetimer Guide to Streaming TV is the one book to keep next to the remote.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946248114
Publisher: Primetimer
Publication date: 05/03/2022
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 523,862
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Aaron Barnhart is the senior editor of Primetimer and editor of The Primetimer Guide to Streaming TV. He has written about television over three decades for the Kansas City Star, New York Times, Village Voice and other publications. He broke into the world of TV criticism with a weekly newsletter, Late Show News, that he wrote from 1994 to 1999.

Tim Brooks, a former television executive, is a noted historian of radio, television and the recording industry. He is the co-author (with Earle Marsh) of The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows.

Table of Contents

Foreword Tim Brooks vii

Editor's Note ix

Acknowledgments xi

Part I The Cord Has Been Cut

A History of Streaming TV 3

The Primetimer Guide to Cutting the Cord 9

A Reference to Popular Streaming Services 19

Part II 1,000+ Shows, Movies and Specials Recommended by Primetimer 33

Part III What Will You Watch Next? A Finding Aid

Curated Lists 329

Recommended Shows Sorted by Premium Streamer 381

Index of Names 393

About the Editor and Primetimer 417

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