Taylor Schilling in the Netflix original series 'Orange is the New Black: Season 4'

What to watch: Season Four of ‘Orange’ and China’s box office monster

The fourth season of the Netflix signature original series Orange is the New Black brings new inmates (including Blair Brown as a Martha Stewart-like lifestyle mogul) and who new squadron of high-security guards to join Piper (Taylor Schilling), Crazy Eyes (Uzo Aduba), Red (Kate Mulgrew), Alex (Laura Prepon), Poussey (Samira Wiley), the inmate formerly known […]

Ellie Bamber, Bella Heathcote, Lily James, Millie Brady, and Suki Waterhouse are the Bennet sisters in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,' with Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Charles Dance, and Lena Heady

What to watch: Jane Austen vs. the undead plus new additions to Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu

Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand Pride and Prejudice and Zombies delivers exactly what it promises, which may be why it flopped with audiences and critics. The wit and wiles and social manners of the Austen romantic drama meets bloody combat with Asian swords and martial arts prowess, often in the same scene. “I shall never relinquish my […]

Tom Hollander stars in 'Doctor Thorne.'

What to watch: Julian Fellowes’ ‘Doctor Thorne’ on Amazon, Maria Bamford is ‘Lady Dynamite’ on Netflix

For Downton Abbey fans looking to fill the void, creator Julian Fellowes presents the mini-series Doctor Thorne, adapted from the Anthony Trollope novel about love, title, money, and marriage as a business deal in a fictional 19th century society remarkably similar to England. Tom Hollander is the titular Thorne and Stefanie Martini his niece whose […]

Drew Barrymore with host Chelsea Handler on the Netflix original talk show 'Chelsea.'

What to watch: ‘Goosebumps,’ ‘Coriolanus,’ ‘Angie Tribeca,’ and ‘Chelsea’ talks

Chelsea Handler hosts Chelsea, the new Netflix chat show. New episodes go live every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and her first week line-up includes Drew Barrymore, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Chris Evans. It’s being touted as a new “late night” series and indeed new episodes are available just after midnight, but in the streamosphere, such definitions […]

Gerard Depardieu stars in the Netflix original series 'Marseille.'

What to watch: ‘Marseilles’ is Netflix’s first French series, plus new arrivals on Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, and more

Marseille is the first French series from the increasingly international streaming juggernaut, a crime thriller starring Gerard Depardieu as the longtime Mayor of the French port city who is ready to do anything to seal his legacy. Critics have compared the show to a Gallic CSI, with a little nudity and cable-level language, and the […]

Jeff Goldblum and Ellie Kemper in the Netflix original series 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 2.'

What to watch: Streaming TV with Kimmy Schmidt, Mindy, the Thunderbirds, Cuckoo, and more

Amazon Instant Prime Thunderbirds are Go! revives the classic British kids show about an all-American team of brothers who execute daring rescues with high-tech vehicles. The original show became a cult favorite for its “Supermarionation” puppets and detailed miniatures. The reboot combines computer animation with old fashioned model work and keeps the earnest tone, which means […]