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What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of July 16, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of July 16, 2018

Netflix has been mysteriously quiet about the new docuseries Dark Tourist from New Zealand journalist and filmmaker David Farrier (July 20). Farrier made his name in the U.S. for exploring disturbing corners of the internet—see his haunting 2016 documentary Tickled and this creepy exploration of kids being exploited…

How to Stop Your Smart TV From Tracking You How to Stop Your Smart TV From Tracking You

If you have a Smart TV, then chances are good it came with Samba TV, a technology that allows marketers to track what you’re watching so they can send you ads relevant to your interests (and make show recommendations).

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of July 9, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of July 9, 2018

If you’re nursing an obsession with MSNBC’s Lockup series, this is the week to finish State Prisons: Collection 1 (leaving July 15) to make room for Extended Stay: Collection 1 (arriving July 9).

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of July 2, 2018 What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of July 2, 2018

Netflix didn’t stack its lineup with bingeable fare for the mid-week holiday, so you’ll have to content yourself with stalwarts from your queue if you’re planning to be an A/C hermit this 4th. (I’ll be diving into Mindhunter at long last.)

I'm Ken Jennings, Author and 'Jeopardy' Champ, and This Is How I Parent  I'm Ken Jennings, Author and 'Jeopardy' Champ, and This Is How I Parent 

Ken Jennings became famous the easy way—through an unprecedented 74-game victory streak worth $2.52 million on Jeopardy. Since that 2004 era, the affable quizmaster has gone on to co-host a podcast, become a beloved Twitter hero, write several books (including the newly released Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our…

How to Request Your Favorite Shows and Movies on Netflix How to Request Your Favorite Shows and Movies on Netflix

News has been making the rounds this week about the Netflix secret request feature, which allows users to suggest movies and TV shows that aren’t currently available for streaming. The request page is hidden in Netflix help center, which is probably the reason why most users weren’t previously aware of it.

What's the Best Episode for Trying Your Favorite Show? What's the Best Episode for Trying Your Favorite Show?

Arrested Development comes back for season 5 today, which reminds me of the first time I saw it—not the pilot, but episode 4, “Key Decisions,” in which Gob goes to prison for a stunt, Michael falls in love with Marta, and Lindsay sits in a tree with Clint Howard. Even with the confusion of jumping into a relatively…

Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in June 2018 Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in June 2018

Glow is back! Glow is frickin’ back on June 29! Hot damn! Time to re-watch season 1, wherein Alison Brie, Marc Maron, and Betty Gilpin work out their feelings through the language of headlocks. When you’re done with that, here are all the new TV shows, movies, and stand-up specials coming to Netflix in June.

Why Won't My Desktop Show Up on My Connected TV? Why Won't My Desktop Show Up on My Connected TV?

Everyone who owns a desktop PC with a small monitor, or works on their laptops in their living rooms, has probably dreamed the same dream at one point: connecting their computer to their big-ass televisions. And why not? A television is a giant display, isn’t it? Why suffer a tiny monitor or laptop screen while your…

How to Break Into TV Comedy, With Nell Scovell How to Break Into TV Comedy, With Nell Scovell

Nell Scovell is a comedy writer and the author of Just the Funny Parts: And a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking Into the Hollywood Boy’s Club. Nell’s written for The Simpsons, Newhart, The Late Show with David Letterman, and a ton of other shows. We talk to Nell about how she excels as a woman in a field that’s so…

How to Watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding How to Watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding

On May 19th, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will walk down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel, a church on the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Now’s Your Chance to Write a Simpsons Episode Now’s Your Chance to Write a Simpsons Episode

In the fallout of comedian Hari Kondabolu’s documentary The Problem With Apu, and the weirdly defensive response from The Simpsons, producer Adi Shankar wants to make a woke Simpsons episode about Apu. To get the script, he’s running a screenwriting contest. If you agree with Shankar and Kondabolu that Apu is a gross…

Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in May 2018 Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in May 2018

Hey, what’d you watch on Netflix this month? Any of those new titles they dropped? Did you see Cold Mountain? Maybe Mortal Kombat? Now there’s a Venn diagram that’s just two circles. Here are the new TV shows, movies, and stand-up specials coming to Netflix in May.

Here Are Our Favorite Westworld Podcasts Here Are Our Favorite Westworld Podcasts

The last time Westworld aired, we had a different president. The show finally returns for Season 2 this Sunday, and so the Westworld podcast industrial complex shudders back into motion. During season 1, HuffPost counted 28 goddamn Westworld podcasts, and many more have started since then. We’ll be screwed when these…

How to Find Everything New on Netflix at Any Time (Without Using Netflix) How to Find Everything New on Netflix at Any Time (Without Using Netflix)

If you’re a Netflix junkie, you know the drill by now: you come home from work, kick off your shoes, decant that red you’ve been saving all week, and fire up Netflix. You then spend the next 45 minutes scanning through every single movie or TV show on the service to make sure you haven’t missed anything that’s a…

Watch These Reality Shows With Your Kids  Watch These Reality Shows With Your Kids 

Here’s what media experts are now telling parents: If your kid is going to watch TV, you should watch it mostly with them. Guidelines from the American American Academy of Pediatrics emphasize “joint engagement.”

Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in April 2018 Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in April 2018

April is the cruelest month, if you’re a fan of Cool Runnings. The inspiring story of redemption and warm-weather bobsledding leaves Netflix on April 1. But Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure arrives on Netflix the same day, just in time! But seriously, it’s a good month for Netflix, especially for original series and…

Here Are the Kid Shows Coming to Netflix in April  Here Are the Kid Shows Coming to Netflix in April 

There’s been no shortage of kid shows on the Netflix original series lineup—Llama Llama, The Magic School Bus Rides Again and Trolls: The Beat Goes On! are some favorites of the smallest television viewer in this house. Next month, we’ll have even more titles to scroll through. Coming to the streaming platform are new…

80 Percent of Health Advice on ‘The Doctors’ Is Unproven 80 Percent of Health Advice on ‘The Doctors’ Is Unproven

When the doctors on The Doctors recommend a certain treatment or diet or supplement, you figure there’s probably some truth to their recommendation, right? But a survey of their advice, along with the Dr. Oz Show’s, finds that most of it is probably not worth heeding.

How to Catch 'This is Us' After the Super Bowl How to Catch 'This is Us' After the Super Bowl

This Sunday This Is Us fans will finally find out how Jack Pearson dies. The special episode which happens to take place on Super Bowl Sunday will air after the actual Super Bowl Sunday evening.

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