In this episode:
- Saeed tries to keep everything together while Cherie’s in Vegas.
- He gives 10 streaming recommendations in under 10 minutes.
- And talks about YouTube’s new live TV service.
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Question of the week: What do you like to do during a power outage?
What We’re Streaming
Solo Stream Lightning Round
All Work All Play (2015)
Director: Patrick Creadon
This Is a documentary about life and struggle of people for becoming professional gamers, and the organization trying to put together one of the biggest esports event in North America. — IMDb
Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Director: Zack Snyder
Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. — IMDb
Day In The Life – Season 1
Directed by: Morgan Spurlock
Each episode goes behind the scenes with today’s leading figures – celebrities, musicians, comedians, dancers, entrepreneurs – literally chronicling one day in their lives in a half-hour documentary film. — IMDb
(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies (2015)
Director: Yael Melamede
Star: Dan Ariely
From ticket-fixing in our police departments to test-score scandals in our schools, from our elected leaders’ extramarital affairs to financial schemes undermining our economy, dishonesty. — IMDb
Director: Adam Randall
After an accident, Tom wakes from a coma to discover that fragments of his smart phone have been embedded in his head, and worse, that returning to normal teenage life is impossible because he has developed a strange set of superpowers. — IMDb
Director: Ali Akbarzadeh
The Internet is under attack. This award-winning documentary explores the threat Internet censorship imposed on free speech, innovation, and democracy. — IMDb
MeatEater – Season 5
A man travels around the vast wilderness hunting various animals. He hunts everything from birds to bears. Once the animal is bagged he demonstrates how to process the game and cook it. — IMDb
Michael Che Matters
Created by: Michael Che
Director: Osmany Rodriguez
Jesus, Guns, Black Lives Matter. White girls dancing, Honest, uncompromising comedy where no topic is out of bounds. — IMDb
Sour Grapes (2016)
Documentary about the fine and rare wine auction market centering around a counterfeiter who befriended the rich and powerful and sold millions of dollars of fraudulent wine through the top auction houses. — IMDb
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Director: Bryan Singer
After the re-emergence of the world’s first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan. — IMDb
The Latest in Streaming
Spotify boosting premium service
Spotify has inked a deal with the Universal Music Group to allow musicians to debut albums exclusively to paying users for two weeks. — Reuters
Kanye’s ‘ The Life Of Pablo’ is the first streaming-only album to go platinum
Def Jam Records just announced that Kanye West’s Grammy-nominated album The Life Of Pablo is now the first streaming-only album to ever achieve RIAA platinum certification. — Genius News
Amazon scores streaming rights for NFL’s Thursday Night Football.
The company struck a $50 million deal with the NFL to live stream football games this year. The NFL games will still be on regular network TV. But now Amazon Prime members can get in on the game action too. — Yahoo Finance
AT&T adds HBO to unlimited wireless plan for free
AT&T customers who have unlimited data plans with the company will be able to watch HBO programming for no additional cost beginning. — Reuters
YouTube has officially launched its live television service in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia.
The live television service offers ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, ESPN and other channels for $35 a month. Their “skinny bundle” will offer 40+ channels. — Hollywood Reporter
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