TV shows to watch online as they debut online in 2017
NEW YORK — As a major TV network shifts away from linear TV and toward a digital subscription model, we are entering a new era of television.
For many people, the shift from traditional TV to digital will mean fewer hours spent watching TV and a change in how they consume entertainment.
As the number of people who are willing to pay more for digital content continues to grow, it will require more traditional TV shows and movies to be available on digital platforms.
Here are some of the most notable new titles coming online as of Jan. 31, 2017: ABC Family: ABC Family will debut on Amazon Prime Video and Hulu.
The network’s upcoming comedy, The Bachelor, and upcoming drama, The Royals, will be available to stream on the streaming service.
Disney XD: Disney XD will debut online at Disney.com starting with the January 29 debut of “Glee.”
Hulu: Hulu will debut a new series, The Young & Hungry, on Jan. 29.
Hulu’s first new original series since “The Big Bang Theory” will be “Bachelor Party” from writer/producer/director Rob Reiner.
Netflix: Netflix will begin streaming the series “The Crown” from “Orange is the New Black” writer/director Lisa Joy.
Netflix will also stream the upcoming series “Tale of Two Cities” from director-writer/producers Jill Soloway and Aaron Sorkin.
YouTube: YouTube will begin broadcasting the series”Dancing With the Stars,” “The Greatest Showman,” “Big Love,” “Shark Tank” and other series from producers Jeff Ross and Michael Che.
YouTube will also premiere a series about the rise of social media from comedian/actor/filmmaker Paul F. Tompkins.
HBO: HBO will debut the new HBO Go streaming service on Jan 1.
The new service will be an entirely digital experience, including new shows and original content from original creators.
HBO will also launch a new premium HBO GO channel in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service and other organizations that serve people with disabilities.
Sprint: Sprint will debut its new HBO GO streaming service, HBO GO Plus, on Dec. 1.
HBO Go Plus is available on Sprint’s network for $35 a month.
Viacom: Viacom will launch the Viacomic HBO GO service on Dec 1.
Viacome will launch Viacamond on Jan 12.
ESPN: ESPN will launch its new ESPN GO service for mobile devices on Dec 31.
Starz: Starz will debut StarzNOW on Jan 7.
The HBO GO NOW service is available in select markets nationwide.
Amazon Prime Video: Amazon Prime is available to Prime members in select U.K. markets.
Cablevision: Cablevision will begin airing a new HBO NOW series in 2017 titled “Parks and Recreation.”
The HBO NOW app will be released for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and Xbox One.
Sky TV: Sky will debut “Tales from the Crypt,” the latest installment in the popular TV series, on Nov. 15.
The show, starring Robert Pattinson, will debut exclusively on Sky on Jan 25.
The CW: The CW will debut CW Seed, a new scripted series from writer and executive producer Michael Stein and star Sarah Shahi.
The series will explore the origins of the universe, as seen through the eyes of a young boy who, along with his father, must discover the power of time travel to protect the universe.