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What to Watch on Hulu

Hulu just started offering their Live TV Beta program starting at $33.99 a month with limited commercials. They also have a package that is $43.99 that is the no commercials plan. It includes over 50 channels and most (if not all) of the sports channels! This is a great option for people thinking of cutting the cord. They will also have you put in your zip code and give you all your local channels too! Whether you have the Live TV Beta or just regular Hulu…here’s our top picks!

 

 

Freakish

 

2 Seasons

 

Freakish is a teen horror/thriller series created by AwesomenessTV that premiered on Hulu in October 2016. The show follows a group of students trapped inside of their high school, struggling for survival, after a chemical outbreak turns regular people into zombies, or freaks.

 

Light as a Feather

 

1 Season

 

Light as a Feather follows “five teen girls as they deal with the supernatural fallout stemming from an innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board.” When the girls start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, the survivors must figure out why they’re being targeted — and whether the evil force hunting them down is one of their own.”

 

“Into the Dark” The Body

 

1 Season

 

Each episode of the series is inspired by a holiday from the month in which it is released. The first episode, “The Body”, is set in “the selfie culture of Los Angeles on Halloween night” and follows “a sophisticated, overconfident hitman who always carries out his work in style.” The second episode, “Flesh & Blood”, takes place on Thanksgiving when “a year after her mother’s death, Kimberly begins to suspect that she is in danger in the home, but she can’t leave and doesn’t know whom she can trust.”

 

The First

 

1 Season

The First follows “the first human mission to Mars, while exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization. The story focuses not only on the astronauts, but also on their families and loved ones, as well as the ground team on Earth.

 

11.22.63

 

1 Season

 

Jake Epping, a recently divorced English teacher from Maine, is presented with the chance to travel back in time to Dallas, Texas, in 1960 by his long-time friend Al Templeton. He is persuaded into going in an attempt to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy in November 1963; however, he becomes attached to the life he makes in the past which could be the mission’s undoing.

 

Castle Rock

 

1 Season

 

Castle Rock combines “the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.”

 

Safe Harbour

 

1 Season

A group of friends from Brisbane on a sailing holiday of a lifetime to Indonesia cross paths with a fishing boat overloaded with asylum seekers en route to Australia. The next morning they discover that the boat is gone and the rope had been cut. Figuring that the asylum seekers went their own way, the group goes about their lives. Then one day, years later, one of the group members comes across one of the asylum seekers. They then learn that the boat drifting away was no accident.

 

Crime + Punishment

Documentary- 1 hr 55 min

 

Amidst a landmark class-action lawsuit over illegal policing quotas. Filmmakers use footage recorded over the course of four years to chronicle the real lives and struggles of black and Latino NYPD officers

The Handmaid’s Tale

2 Seasons

 

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, a totalitarian and theocratic state that has replaced the US. Because of dangerously low reproduction rates, Handmaids are assigned to bear children for elite couples that have trouble conceiving.

 

Marvel’s Runaways

 

1 Season (Renewed for Season 2)

 

Six teenagers from different backgrounds unite against a common enemy – their criminal parents, collectively known as the Pride. In the second season, the teenagers are now on the run from their parents, living on their own and figuring out how to stop Pride, before learning there may be a mole among them who contacts Jonah, aiding his dangerous plan.

 

Future Man

1 Season

 

A janitor, Josh Futturman, successfully completes his favorite game, Biotic Wars. Then suddenly the game’s two main characters, Tiger and Wolf, appear and recruit Josh to save the world from the real Biotic Wars.

The Looming Tower

Mini Series

The Looming Tower is largely focused on the people who conspired to commit the 9/11 attacks, their motives and personalities, and how they interacted. The book starts with Sayyid Qutb, an Egyptian religious scholar who visited the United States in the late 1940s and returned to his home to become an anti-West Islamist and eventually a martyr for his beliefs. There is also a portrait of Ayman al-Zawahiri, from his childhood in Egypt to his participation in and later leadership of Egyptian Islamic Jihad. Then onto his merging of his organization with Al Qaeda.

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