Upgrade Your Streaming Experience With These Underrated Services

Whether it's Disney+, Netflix, or Prime Video, there is no shortage of streaming services playing some of the most popular TV shows and movies, many of which premieres exclusively on the specific service's website.

Outside of those streaming giants we all know and regularly watch, there are plenty of other lesser-known streaming networks for you to subscribe to.

Here are some of the best and most underappreciated streaming platforms to check out, as well as basic information about their subscription costs.

Who doesn't like horror? It's one of the most distinct and entertaining genres you can find anywhere. Luckily, too, there exist a few services that provide viewers exclusively with dozens of movies and TV series within the horror genre — the most well-known being Shudder.


Instead of having to skip across the Atlantic and see Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet or Ralph Fiennes as Mark Antony in person, all you have to do is log into a National Theatre At Home account to see dozens of award-winning British stage shows.

National Theatre at Home

There may be nothing like going to the Big Apple to see an actual show on Broadway, but BroadwayHD does a remarkable job capturing the magic of a stage show and presenting it as a streaming option.


Documentary+ is basically just what it sounds like: a streaming service that offers a number of documentaries on diverse subjects like history, art, cooking, science, religion, and nature.


The successor to the earlier, short-lived FilmStruck, The Criterion Channel is an extension of the Criterion Collection, a home-video distribution company that re-releases “important classic and contemporary films.”

The Criterion Channel

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