Welcome to the 29th edition of The Cord Cutter Podcast! Well folks, there are just a few days left in 2017 and it's been a banner year for those who love streaming entertainment. Original shows, specials and movies made just for streaming services are at an all time high, and since the year is almost over, we had to give our thoughts on the best in streaming for 2017! This week, you can join Mick, Adrienne and their guest, CinemaBlend TV Editor Nick Venable, as they go over their picks for the best in streaming this year, and reveal what CinemaBlend staffers thought was the top in streaming.
Between Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, viewers had a lot to choose from this year. Shows like Stranger Things, The Crown, Shut Eye and Red Oaks dropped new seasons in 2017, while others like Iron Fist, The Punisher, Runaways and Jean-Claude Van Johnson debuted. And, not to be outdone by movie theaters, Netflix also had several films debut on the service, along with an impressive number of comedy specials to keep you laughing through the new year. Our picks will be sure to keep you guessing! Ready to dive in? Great! Read on to get the lowdown on this week's podcast and then listen for yourself above!
1:56 - News! (Netflix Subscribers Match Cable, SNF Streaming in 2018)
8:38 - The Weekly Queue
15:49 - Best of Streaming 2017!
17:36 - Best Show to Binge
21:49 - Best New Season
23:42 - Biggest Disappointment
27:37 - Best Character
32:29 - Best Stand-up Comedy Special
37:23 - Best Superhero Show
40:32 - Best New Series
44:57 - Best Original Film
46:17 - Best Streaming Service of 2017