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Power Outages, Youtube Live TV, and 10 Recommendation in under 10 Minutes

This is the 44th episode of the Stream Team Show, hosted by Saeed and Cherie Gatson.

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.


Scroll below for links & show notes…

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

Stars: Judy Barbosa, Søren Bjerg, Michal Blicharz

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

Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams

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

Starring: Mr. Brainwash, Richard Branson, Misty Copeland

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

iBoy (2017)

Director: Adam Randall

Stars: Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Miranda Richardson

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

Killswitch (2014)

Director: Ali Akbarzadeh

Stars: Lawrence Lessig, Tim Wu, Peter Ludlow

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

Stars: Steven Rinella, Joe Rogan, Bryan Callen

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)

Directors: Reuben Atlas, Jerry Rothwell

Stars: Laurent Ponsot, Jay McInerney, Jefery Levy

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

Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence

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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