In this episode:
- After serving nine years for armed robbery, O.J. Simpson is now a free man.
- Hulu’s exclusive deal with 20th Century Fox brings over 3,000 more episodes to Hulu’s library — several which were once exclusive to Netflix.
- And Friday Night Tykes Season 1 opens our eyes to the controversial world of youth football.
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Question of the week: If you were a music artist, would you rather perform at a county fair or a small town night club?
O.J. Simpson is a free man
He has tumbled in the public eye from revered football hero and actor, to reviled wife abuser and murder defendant, to indebted and hapless convicted robber, but O.J. Simpson went before a Nevada parole board on Thursday flashing his usual self-assurance, telling the board that he was “a good guy” and asserting, implausibly, “I basically have spent a conflict-free life.”
Whether or not the four board members believed him, they voted unanimously to grant him parole when he first becomes eligible on Oct. 1, after nine years in state prison on charges stemming from a 2007 armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room. — NYT
When cops don’t have anything better to do…
A British man and his young daughter have gained international attention for being fined for selling lemonade.
Andre Spicer said his 5-year-old daughter was left in tears after local council officers fined her 150 pounds ($195) for selling lemonade without a license near their home in London. — AP
What We’re Streaming
Friday Night Tykes: Season 1
Network: Esquire Network
This docu-series offers an inside look at children as young as 8 who play in the Texas Youth Football Association, one of the largest independent youth football leagues in America, which teaches kids the fundamentals of the game. “Friday Night Tykes” follows several teams, on and off the field, as they compete for the state championship. — IMDb
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills. — IMDb
The Latest in Streaming
Hulu and 20th Century Fox strike yet another “exclusive” deal
Hulu is now the exclusive home to Bob’s Burgers and Futurama, The Cleveland Show and American Dad! 20th Century Fox has been slowly pulling shows from Netflix and they have, in many cases, been appearing on Hulu. — TechCrunch
‘Game of Thrones’ premiere breaks HBO streaming records
The anticipated season 7 premiere of HBO’s flagship series “Game of Thrones” set a number of new records for the network on Sunday night, including again setting the record for the most-watched premiere in HBO’s history for any series, the company reports. — TechCrunch
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