Showtime enters the streaming gameLots of news in the streaming world including Hulu landing Showtime and even more "South Park". Also find out what movies just made their way to the internet including a Spielberg classic and a smattering of Adam Sandler silliness.
Netflix's new movies, free movies to watch online, your feedback and more coming up. Hey everybody welcome to Net Picks where we tell everybody what to watch online. We've also episode with streaming news, let's get to it. On July 10th Netflix gets a new Chris Tucker comedy special called Chris Tucker: Live On July 7th, Netflix added The Search For General Tso, a documentary that tries to find the origin of the American Chinese food stable, General Tso's Chicken. Oh, and exactly who General Tso is. Sasha Baron Cohen fans, head on over to Crackle for Ali G Indahouse and Bruno. Adam Sandler fans should also mosey on over to Crackle because the service just added 50 First Dates and Big Daddy and Click. Crackle also just got the Spielberg classic close encounters of the third kind and the non Spielberg non classic blue crush. Time for some viewer feedback we introduced a ticker in the last episode of net picks To the floor! said "Hate ticker! Distracting!!!? Unsub if you keep it!", Tamu says " I love the ticker but I think you should color code it so we know which movies are on which service I think we'll tinker with the ticket. Big news from Netflix, the company announced it's original film slate. Beasts of No Nation starring Idris Elba will hit Netflix October 16. The Ridiculous Six by Adam Sandler goes online December 11th. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend will be released on IMAX and Netflix in the first quarter of 2016. And Pee-Wee's Big Holiday will arrive on Netflix in March of 2016. There's a new player in the online video world. The Lifetime Network just added a new service called, "Lifetime Movie Club," $4 a month gets you access to over 30 movies without commercials. The service is limited to the US and its territories and the app runs only on iOS devices. So if you love movies that sometimes that they are so bad they're good. You might have found your heaven. According to the Hollywood reporter, HULU just paid Viacom 192,000,000 dollars to keep South Park on HULU for another three years. And speaking of HULU you can now add Showtime to HULU for nine dollars Per month. They just launched Showtime on-line service. It normally costs about $11 per month. A quick disclaimer, Showtime is owned by CNet's corporate parent, CBS. And really quickly here's what is leaving Netflix soon. July 14, Shipping Wars seasons one and One through three, Wahlburgers season one, and on 15th of July say goodbye to Dragnet seasons one through four and Miami Vice seasons one through five. Watch them while you still can. That does it for us. For more information about what's coming and going online on Netflix, Amazon, iTunes and more, check out cnet.com/netpicks. If there's a service you want us to cover, let us know in the comments on YouTube or on Twitter. I'm Matt Ayez. Thanks for watching and enjoy your show.