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'Quiet on Set': Watch the New Episode Tonight From Anywhere

Episode 5 of the documentary series continues to focus on Nickelodeon kid stars and Dan Schneider's reign.

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Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV is releasing a new episode, and viewers will hear more from former Nickelodeon cast members and their reactions to the docuseries. The first four parts of the documentary delved into TV producer Dan Schneider's time at Nickelodeon and the hit shows he created. In a tweet, Investigation Discovery said more than 16 million people watched the series.

Titled Breaking the Silence, the new installment includes Drake Bell and other former child actors, and Soledad O'Brien will lead a discussion on kids in the entertainment industry. 

Even if you never watched Nickelodeon's biggest hits during the Schneider era, you're undoubtedly familiar with shows like iCarly, All That, Zoey 101, The Amanda Show and Drake & Josh. Stars of those shows have either gone on to further the stars' careers in acting and music or encountered obstacles in their personal lives. 

Quiet on Set features interviews from writers, actors and crew who worked on some of Schneider's shows, including cast members such as Alexa Nikolas, Giovonnie Samuels and Kyle Sullivan. According to Investigation Discovery, the doc has "additional cast and crew from iCarly, Sam & Cat, Victorious and other iconic series such as Marc Summers from the popular game show Double Dare. Poignantly, the series will also offer emotional testimony from parents of cast members who attempted to advocate for their children on these sets." Schneider has since responded about the documentary via video.

Find out where and when to stream episode five in the docuseries without cable, and learn how a VPN may aid your viewing experience.

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Dan Schneider at Nickelodeon's 2014 Kids' Choice Awards, with Nathan Kress, Victoria Justice, Drake Bell, Maree Cheatham, Noah Munck, Leon Thomas III, Chris Massey, Ariana Grande, Daniella Monet and Josh Peck.

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Watch 'Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV' on Max

Episode 5 of the docuseries will air live on Investigation Discovery, and will also be available to stream on Max on Sunday, April 7, at 8 p.m.ET/7 p.m. CT. You can also watch the first four parts of Quiet on Set on the streaming service. 

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If you aren't already subscribed to Max (formerly HBO Max), you can get it for $10 a month (with ads) or $16 a month (ad-free). To watch in 4K, you can also sign up for the Ultimate plan for $20 per month.

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Watch 'Quiet on Set' on a live TV streaming service

Several live TV streaming services carry the ID channel, with Philo and Sling TV being among the least expensive. Watch the new episode during its live broadcast at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on April 7.


Philo costs $25 a month and provides access to the ID channel. The platform also comes with a seven-day free trial. 

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Sling TV offers the ID channel on all three of its plans: Sling Orange, Sling Blue and Sling Orange + Blue. The Orange plan starts at $40 per month in most regions ($45 in others) as does the Blue plan. For the beefier Sling Orange + Blue, the price starts at $55 per month. New subscribers can sign up and get half off their first month. 

How to watch 'Quiet on Set' from anywhere with a VPN

Maybe you're traveling abroad and want to stream the docuseries while away from home. With a VPN, you can virtually change your location on your phone, tablet or laptop to access it from anywhere. There are other good reasons to use a VPN for streaming, too.

A VPN is the best way to encrypt your traffic and stop your ISP from throttling your speeds. Using a VPN is also a great idea if you're traveling, find yourself connected to a Wi-Fi network and want to add an extra layer of privacy for your devices and logins. Streaming TV can be a bit smoother with a reliable, quality VPN that's passed our tests and security standards.

You can use a VPN to legally stream content as long as VPNs are allowed in your country and you have a valid subscription to the streaming service you're using. The US and Canada are among the countries where VPNs are legal, but we advise against streaming or downloading content on illegal torrent sites. We recommend ExpressVPN, but you may opt for another provider from our best list, such as Surfshark or NordVPN

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ExpressVPN is our current best VPN pick for people who want a reliable and safe VPN, and it works on a variety of devices. It's normally $13 a month, and you can sign up for ExpressVPN and save 35% -- the equivalent of $8.32 a month -- if you get an annual subscription.

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Follow the VPN provider's instructions for installation and choose a country where Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV will be streaming on a service like Max. Before opening the streaming app, be sure you're connected to your VPN using your selected region. If you want to stream the TV show on multiple devices, you may need to configure each to ensure you're signed in. Go to settings and check your network connections to verify you're logged in and connected to your VPN account. 

If you run into streaming issues, first ensure your VPN is up and running on its encrypted IP address. Double-check that you've followed installation instructions correctly and you've picked the right geographical area for viewing. If you still encounter connection problems, you may need to reboot your device. Close all apps and windows, restart your device, and connect to your VPN first. Note that some streaming services have restrictions on VPN access.