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In addition to currently airing series, the Alphabet network’s library includes 40+ titles.
COMEDIES: 8 Simple Rules, The Neighbors, Reaper, Rodney, Samantha Who, Ugly Betty
DRAMAS: Army Wives, Body of Proof, Brothers and Sisters, Dirty Sexy Money, Eli Stone, Felicity, Legend of the Seeker, October Road, Perception, Raising the Bar
ONE-AND-DONES: The Astronaut Wives Club, Benched, Betrayal, Family Tools, FlashForward, GCB, Happy Town, Killer Women, Malibu Country, Man Up!, Manhattan Love Story, Mixology, My So-Called Life, Night Stalker, No Ordinary Family, Off the Map, The Protector, The Quest, Red Band Society, Red Widow, The River, Scoundrels, Trophy Wife, Zero Hour
The formerly Sony-owned streamer offers over 60 library titles; seasons of classic series are typically offered on a rotating basis.
COMEDIES: 10 Items or Less, Archie Bunker’s Place, Barney Miller, Between Brothers, Breaking In, The Critic, Dr. Ken, The Facts of Life, I Dream of Jeannie, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, Just Shoot Me, My Boys, My Two Dads, NewsRadio, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, The Partridge Family
DRAMAS: 21 Jump Street, Charlie’s Angels (1976), Huff, Merlin, Odyssey 5, Shameless (UK), Sheena, Starsky & Hutch, T.J. Hooker, VIP
ONE-AND-DONES: Bad Teacher, The Beast, Big Day, The Blacklist: Redemption, Brothers, The Dana Carvey Show, The Ellen Show, Kidnapped, Last Resort, Marry Me, The Michael J. Fox Show, Mr. Sunshine, Pan Am, The Player, Rake (US) The Tick (2001), The Unusuals, Us & Them, Welcome to the Family
The CW has a streaming app that offers an eclectic array of former CW series, international imports and short-lived faves.
COMEDIES: Blue Mountain State, Deadbeat, Whose Line Is It Anyway?
DRAMAS: 90210, The Carrie Diaries, Beauty and the Beast, The Lying Game, Prodigal Son, Scream Queens
ONE-AND-DONES: Bunheads, Forever, Privileged, The Secret Circle
Formerly IMDB TV, Freevee offers a deep bench of recent-ish hour-long dramas, as well as a handful of comedies.
COMEDIES: Hogan’s Heroes, Raising Hope, Reba, Schitt’s Creek, Ugly Betty
DRAMAS: Army Wives, Bewitched, Bones, Bosch, Columbo, Dallas, Dark Shadows, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Desperate Housewives, Everwood, Fringe, Leverage, Little House on the Prairie, Lost, Mad Men, Murder She Wrote, Perry Mason, Person of Interest, The Rockford Files, Unforgettable, Warehouse 13, White Collar, Wiseguy
If you’re looking for scripted series, the ViacomCBS-owned service offers few on-demand titles you won’t find on a competing service. What it does offer that others don’t is over 250 live, linear, curated channels that encompass entertainment, news, sports and lifestyle programs.
COMEDIES: The Addams Family, Hot in Cleveland, The Lucy Show, Raising Expectations, Rules of Engagement, Three’s Company, Workaholics
DRAMAS: Crime Story, The Dead Zone, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Flash Gordon, Heartland, Matlock
The Roku Channel offers thousands of free TV series, popular movies, classic shows, kids’ entertainment, 350+ live streaming channels, and much more.
COMEDIES: 2 Broke Girls, Blue Mountain State, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Malcolm in the Middle, Rules of Engagement, ‘Til Death, Weeds, What’s Happening!!, What’s Happening Now!!, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
DRAMAS: The Client List, Cold Case, The Dead Zone, Doc, Friday Night Lights, Merlin, Wildfire, Without a Trace,
This AVOD service, which was recently acquired by Fox Corporation, currently offers the deepest bench of classic TV shows.
COMEDIES: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, Alf, Anger Management, The Beverly Hillbillies, Car 54, Where Are You?, The Danny Thomas Show, Dennis the Menace, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Donna Reed Show, The Doris Day Show, Father Knows Best, Fridays, The Greatest American Hero, Here’s Lucy, The Honeymooners (Lost Episodes), The Inbetweeners, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, The Jerry Lewis Show, Life With Elizabeth, The Little Rascals, The Man Show, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, The Merv Griffin Show, The Mothers-in-Law, Mr. Bean, The Nanny, The Patty Duke Show, Peep Show, Petticoat Junction, Raising Expectations, The Red Skelton Show, Retired at 35, Shameless (UK), Tales From the Cryptkeeper, Teachers (2001), That Girl, Wilfred (Aus)
DRAMAS: 1-800-Missing, 21 Jump Street, The Commish, Dark Shadows, The Dead Zone, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Haven, Highlander, Highway to Heaven, Hunter, Kingdom (2007), Merlin, Pacific Blue, Queer as Folk (UK), The Real McCoys, Route 66, Silk Stalkings, Wildfire
ONE-AND-DONES: The Goode Family, Partners (2014), Running Wilde, The Weird Al Show, Women of the House
The Fandango-owned streamer offers a limited selection of scripted series.
COMEDIES: Alf, Blue Mountain State, Dead Like Me, The Greatest American Hero, Hearts Afire, Mr. Bean
DRAMAS: 1-800-Missing, 21 Jump Street, Highlander, Hunter, The Real McCoys, Silk Stalkings, Wiseguy
ONE-AND-DONES: Women of the House
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