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6 all-American picks to stream on Independence Day weekend

Who cares if it's nice out—watching TV for four days straight can be your own pursuit of happiness.

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6 fairly ridiculous TV shows to stream over the summer

The summer doldrums can be a tough time for TV fans. With barely anything new on networks, it can be hard to find something to watch. Luckily, cable is increasingly moving some of its most interesting shows to the summer, where they don’t have to compete with big-name series. The results, while not always Emmy-worthy, are still compelling

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9 streaming films to put you in the mood for travel

Many people are heading out on their summer vacations, while many others of us are simply dreaming about the relaxing, exotic summer vacation we'd like to take. Fortunately, there are several streaming movies on Hulu Plus to help. Not only are these movies set in other countries (no passport required) but also have a kind of easygoing, summery pace. Don't bother packing any bags or struggling through airport security. Just sit back and enjoy.

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6 late-night and Internet interview shows for any taste

It can be hard to keep up with late-night TV shows and still get a healthy night's sleep--which is a shame since there's a lot of great late-night programs on the air these days. Luckily, the Internet lets you stream a lot of the stuff you might miss--for free--and there's even some new, Internet-original shows in the interview format that are worth watching.

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10 fun summer movie releases to stream while the weather's hot

In the world of movies, summer begins in early May, when the first superhero movie emerges. And summer usually means big entertainments, with big stars, big explosions, big chases, big laughs, and big everything. So to celebrate, here's a selection of 10 great (or at least fun) summer movies streaming on Netflix.

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What to do when Netflix, Google, and other browser plug-ins won't update

Lex Friedman couldn't successfully update the Google Hangouts plug-in, or the Silverlight plug-in that Netflix requires. After much trial and error, he found the fix.

Fans choose new Amazon streaming shows; focus is on politicians and nerds

A little more than a month after rolling out 14 TV show pilots for its Amazon Prime members to vote on, Amazon announced Wednesday the five shows that will be made into full series this year and next.

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Did the new Arrested Development make a huge mistake?

Arrested Development (Fox 2003-2006, Netflix 2013) is back. Cancelled seven years ago after three critically-acclaimed-but-ratings-poor seasons, the show's fourth season finally premiered on Netflix Sunday and, in addition to being an extremely funny season of television, it's probably the best example yet of how Netflix is changing what television looks like.

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6 TV season (or series) finales worth streaming

With the TV season ending now is a great time to catch up with shows that are ending their run or just coming to the end of remarkable seasons. Here are five finale's from this year's May sweeps that are worth your time along with where you can catch up with earlier episodes.

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10 cult favorite movies streaming on Hulu Plus

This week I take a peek at 10 cult favorite movies now streaming on Hulu Plus.

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