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Op-Ed: No One Will Want to Watch Shows About Covid

Two year’s into living with the Covid Pandemic, it is no secret that the disease and its consequences have become a major part of our lives. When it comes to TV shows set in modern day, you don’t expect major advancements to be left out of the plot. For example, you wouldn’t have expected produces to just exclude cellphones from their shows once everyone had them.

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Netflix Psychological Thrillers to Binge Over the Weekend

Political corruption, murders, time travels, mystery islands, and secret spies, this selection has some of the best new thriller additions to the Netflix catalog. They are all 6 episode long or less, which make them perfect to binge-watch during the weekend.

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Netflix May Introduce Ads by the End of 2022

Netflix is planning to introduce a lower-priced tier that includes ads. They want to do this in the last three months of the year and they are also researching password sharing among their subscribers to make a better profit. This left the industry shocked as Netflix formerly committed to not having commercials on the streaming platform again. Looks like they changed their minds.

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New ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Trailer Released

Disney+ recently released a new trailer for the new Star Wars series, Obi-Wan Kenobi. The limited series is set to have six parts and will be premiering on May 27 with the first two episodes. Initially, the series was supposed to be released on May 25 but was pushed back two days and will now premiere on the second day of the Star Wars Convention Celebration in Anaheim, California. Following the premiere, the series will release the next four parts weekly on Wednesday until the finale on Wednesday, June 22.

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Op-Ed: Kardashians New Show Feels More Scripted Than the Last

In an era when the fog of reality TV being “real” seems to have lifted, the new Hulu show centered around the Kardashian family doesn’t hold the same appeal as the original. While I’m no stranger to the fact that the world will watch anything the famous family does, from taking a total of two bites of their food to extravagant parties. The Kardashian’s fame was never in question after they decided to end their E! Network show Keeping Up with the Kardashians after 14 years. What seems to be different about the new show, The Kardashians, is the increased control they have over what is actually shown to the public.

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The Scoop on the Disney+ Series, “Moon Knight”

It is no surprise that the new Disney+ Series, “Moon Knight” is capturing the attention of fans near and far. The hit series starts with museum worker Steven Grant, played by Oscar Isaac, who finds himself blacking out, losing time, experiencing vivid dreams, and remembering another life. When he is granted the powers of an Egyptian moon god, he finds that having such power is both a blessing and curse.

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Can You Handle “Too Hot to Handle”?

From hot steaming six packs to bodacious bodies, Too Hot to Handle is a reality tv show that has turned a lot of heads for Netflix watchers. In this show, young singles meet in a tropical island to mingle (without having sex at all) for a chance to take home $100,000. The thought of abstinence is the challenge for these sex-driven people, but the cone-shaped technology named Lana brought retreat activities to allow these guests to look deeper into their hearts and understand what they need in a relationship.

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Netflix Lost 200,000 Subscribers and Shares are Down 20%

Following shares tanking earlier this year by 20%, Netflix is afraid that it might be losing loyal subscribers. Tuesday morning, the streaming service announced that they had lost over 200,00 subscribers in the first quarter of 2022. Despite having over 221.6 million subscribers globally, Netflix believes they expect to lose two million more subscribers in the second quarter despite hoping to add 2.5 million subscribers earlier this year.

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5 Anime Shows to Check Out This Month

Anime shows have been bigger than ever due to their accessibility from streaming platforms. There are so many shows available and sometimes, it’s difficult to choose what show to commit to. If you have Netflix, Hulu, or Crunchyroll, you’re in luck because there’s a lot of awesome anime to check out this month.

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TV Shows Returning During the Last Half of April

Earlier this month, we learned about some sad TV shows cancellations. Netflix’s promising mystery, “Archive 81,” and one of the shows with the largest fandom, “Killing Eve.” But what shows are coming back for another season?

We have been looking ahead at what the rest of April holds for returning TV shows, and it turns out we have a lot of fan favorites to look forward to in these next two weeks.

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Op-Ed: How Many Streaming Services are Too Many?

First, there was Netflix. It was new and liberating. For a cheap subscription, you could get access to countless TV shows and movies, and best of all, without any ads. Many of us were quick to cancel or downgrade our cable subscriptions. We could watch as many episodes of our favorite TV shows as we wanted whenever we desired. Soon enough Hulu came along, followed by Amazon Prime, Apple TV, HBO, and the list goes on.

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Are Second Chances Given in “The Good Place” After Entering the Afterlife?

Do you believe that if you do things that are morally good, you would get into heaven or a better place after your death? Is it rather haunting to grow up learning that your bad actions stack up and can potentially bring you to the depths of the underworld, having your state of mind tortured for an endless number of years? In the spiraling journey of Eleanor Shellsdrop trying to find her place in both the living world and the afterlife, she finds a demon in human skin named Michael who experiments with the structure of the afterlife to show that moral philosophy can drive people to become better people, even in death.

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