Hugh Laurie is "Chance" in the new Hulu original series

What to stream: Hugh Laurie takes a ‘Chance’ on Hulu, ‘Black Mirror’ back on Netflix, and more…

The doctor is back in: Hugh Laurie is Chance, Dr. Eldon Chance to be specific, a forensic neuropsychiatrist in San Francisco who gets caught up in the underworld, in the new Hulu original series based on the novel by Kem Nunn. He’s a tormented man who can’t treat his patients, only observe and make reports, […]

Jake McDorman stars in the TV series 'Limitless,' a spin-off from the film starring Bradley Cooper

One season wonder: ‘Limitless’ on Netflix

Limitless (2015-2016), the small screen spin-off of the 2011 science fiction thriller of the same name, takes the same premise—a pill called NZT turns ordinary people into geniuses by essentially transforming their brains into supercomputers—and gives it to a new character: amiable slacker and lifetime underachiever Brian Finch (Jake McDorman). The twist is that the […]

Colleen Ballinger in Miranda Sings in 'Haters Back Off!' on Netflix.

What to stream: ‘Haters Back Off’ and ‘Mascots’ on Netflix, ‘Goliath’ debuts on Amazon

The new Netflix comedy series Haters Back Off!: Season 1 watches the singularly untalented web celebrity Miranda Sings (Colleen Ballinger) become a viral superstar through the power of denial. Ballinger created the character in a series of YouTube shorts and expands her world in a half-hour comedy series costarring Angela Kinsey (The Office) as her […]