My Music, Video and TV
(This is an early draft, that needs a lot of work.)
Copyright © 2003, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 by Mitchell R Grunes

My home page (with contact info and info on handling links that no longer work.)

Music and Sound
 Local (DC area) Music Performance Groups
 Sound processing Software
 Music and Sound Sources
 Other Music Stuff
TV (Television) and Video
 English Language IPTV for U.S. Viewers (Big Table)
 Some channels that don't stream, as of my last test
 Video Sharing Websites (also listed in main table)
 TV Channel Program Schedules
 Descriptions of TV Programs and Movies
 Online Collections of Free TV Shows and Movies
 Online Collections of Free and Paid TV Shows and Movies
 Paid Internet TV and Movie Subscription Services
 Movies at Theaters
 Free TV Channel Bundles
 Paid TV Channel Bundle Subscriptions
 Viewable College Courses
 TV forums
 Video processing Software
 Other Cordcutting resources

Music and Sound

Local (DC area) Music Performance Groups Washington DC Metro Music Information community music group list

Sound Processing Software
(free) Audacity sound editing software
  Tutorial: Audacity; By Jeremy Rue
  How to clean up digital recordings using Audacity
  How to Cut Music With Audacity and other tutorials
  How to Slow Down Music With Audacity and other audacity tutorials
Online Tone Generator (sound frequency generator)
  My settings to test audio equipment and hearing response: freq 10-25000, dur. 100, sine, exp sweep.
  NB: Harmonic distortion can make you think you hear "virtual pitches" lower than is really there or even that you can hear; some soundcards wrap high frequencies to lower frequencies. I like to equalize pitches to sound as equally loud as possible.

Music and Sound Sources
My Exercise Music links
Pandora Free or paid music
Spotify Similar
Apple Music Similar, but $5 (student), $10 (individual) $15 (family)/month
Tidal Similar, but $5 (student), $10 (individual) / month
Accuradio Free music, by genere, or most popular
Google Music
Amazon Prime Music (Included with Amazon Prime)
Amazon Music Unlimited
Streema Free on-line Radio and TV stations
IHeartRadio Lots of free radio stations
Digital Podcast Free Podcasts
Librivox Free Audiobooks

Other Music Stuff
Music Theory at 8 Learn to sight sing

TV (Television) and Video

English Language IPTV for U.S. Viewers (Big Table)

Hints for better streaming: Unless your computer is very slow, turn off hardware acceleration. Roku streams better than PC browsers - doesn't crash as often, handles data delays better.

For inclusion in my table, shows must be streamable on Demand or live in U.S.A. without a cable, satellite or other aggregator (MVPD) subscription. (I have randomly included some common channels that require a subscription).
I omit Adult (e.g., X rated) channels.
Not a completely comprehensive list!

Classified by whether free, and by content.
Also recommended: Roku boxes include many channels not listed here. They are much easier to use than Kodi apps and Android TV boxes.
Cautions: Many channels exist to push specific political or religious positions, or to host informercials, and will seem biased to people of other affiliations, often including myself. Much of my info is incomplete, out of date or incorrect. When categories are seperated by commas (e.g., General, Religious affiliation), that means the station includes both categories, in decreasing order of frequency.
Free? Abbreviations
  Free=Free on demand episodes (no credit card needed; more than just teasers - though in some cases, only recent episodes are free)
  SomeFree=Some episodes are free on demand (I won't list this if there are only short clips, or a few teaser episodes)
  Sub=channel subscription required
  Agg=Aggregator (e.g., Cable, Satellite...) Subscription Required
  Agg/Sub=Aggregator or Subscription Required
  LimTFree=Limited viewing time Free at once
  Live=Only Live available
  PPV=Pay per view
View with A browser (+optional add-on or extension)that sees videos (not necessarally optimal; only tested on websute if subscription required), specifically Chrome and/or FireFox and/or IE (Microsoft Internet Explorer) [Note: Chrome+Flash, FireFox+Flash, or Opera+Flash may work instead of IE+Flash if you set the browser to allow Flash on that website] and/or Kodi and/or flash and/or Silverlight; "App" means requires an app; ? means I couldn't check

Free? View with Channel_Name Category
SomeFree?A&E Art & Entertainment Network AETVEntertainment
Agg?AAC NetworkSports
FreeChromeABC American Broadcasting Company; AffiliatesGeneral
SomeFreeIE+FlashAPTN Aboriginal Peoples Television NetworkGeneral (Canadian)
FreeChromeABPN NewsNews (India)
SomeFreeChromeACC Atlantic Coast Conference; Affiliates; and here football and basketballSports
FreeChromeAccuweather; AffiliatesWeather
SubChromeThe Action Channel Men's interistSports & Movies
FreeChromeAdult SwimCartoons for adults
SomeFreeChromeThe Africa ChannelNews
FreeChromeAfrica Today; Wikipedia(Foreign)
FreeChromeAl Jazeera English; WikipediaNews (Quatar; Arab/Muslim perspective)
SomeFreeIE+FlashAltitude SportsSports
FreeChromeAmazing FactsChristian
SomeFreeChromeAmerican Heroes Channel (was The Military Channel)Military
Agg?AMC American Movie ClassicsMovies
Agg?American History Channel AH (CSPAN3)History
FreeChromeAmerican Sports NetworkSports
LiveChromeAngel OneChristian
LiveChromeAngel TwoChristian
AggChromeAnimal PlanetNature
Sub?Annenberg Learner Teacher ResourcesEducational
FreeIE+FlashArirang; WikipediaNews (South Korea)
LiveChromeArise NewsNews (Ethiopia)
SomeFreeChromeASPireGeneral (African American)
AggAppAT&T SportsNetSports
AggChromeAXS tvMusic (mostly), Comedy & Sports
FreeChromeBaby TVKids
Agg?BBC AmericaGeneral (British)
FreeChromeBBC World NewsNews (British)
LiveChromeBeauty iQShopping
SomeFreeChromebeIN SPORTSSports
FreeChromeBelievers’ Voice of Victory NetworkChristian
LiveChromeBible TVChristian (India)
SomeFreeChromeBET Black Entertainment TV (family of channels)General
FreeChrome  BET Her (Was Centric) For black womenMusic (Mostly)
SomeFreeChrome  BET Jams (from VH1)Music
SomeFreeChromeBig Ten Network BTNSports
SubChromeBiz TV For U.S. entrepreneurs and small business ownersBusiness
SomeFreeRokuBlack Belt TV Martial Arts; (See alsoSports
Sub?The BlazeNews
FreeChromeBloomberg Business TVNews (Business)
FreeIE+FlashBounce TV; AffiliatesGeneral, Black interest
SomeFreeChromeBowie State University TV / PBC2 Weather (BSU-TV); VideosEducational
FreeChrome(British Armed) Forces NetworkNews
AggChromeBUZZRGame Shows
FreeChromeBYUtv Brigham Young University TVChristian (Mormon)
SomeFreeChromeCBS Columbia Broadcasting System; AffiliatesGeneral
FreeChrome  CBS NewsNews
Agg?  CBS Sports NetworkSports
FreeIE+FlashCCTV NewsNews (China)
FreeChromeCGTN America; WikipediaNews (China; Some English)
FreeIE+FlashCGTN Documentary; Archive Videos; WikipediaNews (China)
LiveChromeCharge! TV; AffiliatesGeneral
LiveChromeChristian Television Network; AffiliatesChristian
Classic Arts Showcase (Unscheduled)Fine Arts
SomeFreeChromeCinémoi Film, Fashion and StyleMostly Fashion
SomeFreeChromeCMT Country Music TVMusic
FreeIE+FlashCN Cartoon Network (TOON)Kids
SomeFreeChromeCNBC Consumer News and Business Channel BusinessNews
SomeFreeChromeCNBC WorldBusiness
FreeChromeCNN Cable News NetworkNews
FreeChromeCNNi CNN InternationalNews
Agg/SubChromeComcast SportsNetSports
FreeChromeComedy CentralComedy
FreeChromeCooking ChannelFood
FreeChromeCornerstone Network; Wikipedia; AffiliatesChristian
SomeFreeChromeCSPAN Cable Satellite Public Affairs NetworkNews
FreeChromeCW; AffiliatesGeneral
FreeChrome  CW SeedGeneral
FreeChromeDaystar TV Network WDDN; AffiliatesChristian
FreeChromeDefenseTV U.S. Dept. of DefenseNews
FreeChromeDestination AmericaNews; Supernatural shows
FreeChromeDeutsche Welle; WikipediaNews (Germany)
AggChromeDiscovery ChannelScience, General
SomeFreeChrome  Discovery Family channel; VideosKids and Family
AggChrome  Discovery Life ChannelHealth
SomeFreeChrome  The Disney ChannelGeneral
SomeFreeChrome  Disney Junior ChannelKids
FreeChrome  Disney XDKids
FreeChromeDIY Do It Yourself NetworkHome Improvement
SomeFreeChromeE! Entertainment TVEntertainment
AggChromeEl ReyGeneral
Sub/PPVChromeEleven Sports Network Sports: Fighting
FreeChromeEmmanuelChristian (Nigeria)
Agg/Sub?ENCORE is now StarzEncore, and is part of STARZMovies
Agg?Epix (family of channels)Movies, Drama
AggChromeESPN Entertainment & Sports Programming Network (family of channels)Sports
FreeChromeEuronews (Europe); WikipediaNews (Europe)
LiveChromeEVINE Live (Leased Access)Shopping
FreeChromeEWTN Eternal Word TV NetworkChristian (Catholic)
FreeChromeEthiopian tv; WikipediaNews (Ethiopia) (Some in English)
LiveChromeFairfax County GovernmentNews
SomeLiveChromeFCPS (Fairfax County Public Schools) Cable TV
??  Ch25 Community ClassroomEducational
LiveChrome  Ch21 Red Apple (streamable)Educational
??  Ch 99 Teaching ChannelEducational
SomeFreeChromeFightBox FightingSports
SomeFreeChrome  FightBox Live FightingSports
Agg/Sub?FLIX is part of ShowtimeMovies
FreeChromeFirst Nations Experience FNX Native American and other indigenous interests; Wikipedia; AffiliatesIndigenous Cultures
FreeChromeFood NetworkFood
LimTFreeChromeFOX Network; AffiliatesGeneral
Agg/Sub?  FX FOX ExtendedMovies
Agg?  FXM FX Movie ChannelMovies
Agg?  FXXGeneral
FreeChrome  Fox Business NetworkNews
SomeFreeChrome  Fox News Channel FNCNews (Conservative)
SomeFreeChrome  Fox Sports NetworkSports
SomeFreeChrome    Fox College SportsSports
SomeFreeChrome    Fox Sports Sun or Fox Sports Florida, formerly SUN SportsSports
SomeFreeChrome    Fox Sports West / Prime Ticket Sports
FreeChromeFrance 24; WikipediaNews (France)
SomeFreeChromeFreeform (Was ABC Family); (Many ads!)General
FreeChromeFrost Great Outdoors; Wikipedia; AffiliatesOutdoors
SomeFreeChromeFSTV Free Speach TV (Liberal)Politics
SomeFreeChromeFusionGeneral?; Many Crossdressing Shows
FreeChromeGAC Great American CountryMusic
LiveChromeGEB America (Oral Roberts University)Christian
LiveChromeGem Shopping NetworkShopping
FreeChromeGMUTV George Mason University
FreeChromeGMA Pinoy TV(Phillipines); Some English
FreeChromeGOD TVChristian
FreeIE+FLashGod's Learning Channel GLCChristian
SomeFreeChromeGolf ChannelSports
AggAppGame Show NetworkGame Shows
Agg?Hallmark ChannelGeneral
Agg?  Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Agg/Sub?HBO Home Box Office (family of channels)Movies
Agg?HDNet MoviesMovies
Live??Heartland country musicMusic
FreeChromeHerndon Community TV
Agg/Sub?Here TVLGBT
Agg?H&I Heroes & IconsGeneral
FreeChromeHGTV Home & Garden tvShopping for homes
SomeFreeChromeThe Hillsong Channel Christian MusicChristian Music
SomeFreeChromeHITN Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network; See Also(Some English)
SomeFreeChromeHLN Headline NewsNews
FreeChromeHistory Channel; Military History ChannelHistory
FreeChromeHope ChannelChristian (Seventh-day Adventist)
FreeChromeHSN Home Shopping Network; AffiliatesShopping
FreeChromeHSN2 Home Shopping Network 2Shopping
SomeFreeChromeICTV Indigenous Community Television(Australian)
AggChromeIFC Independent Film ChannelMovies
FreeChromeThe Impact NetworkChristian
?AggIn Country Television; See AlsoOutdoors
AggChromeID Investigation DiscoveryCrime
Agg/Sub?Indieplex is part of STARZMovies
Agg?Inspiration Network INSPChristian
FreeChromeIncTVChristian (Phillipines)
Agg?Israeli TV Network(Christian/Messianic Judiasm)
Agg?The Israeli Network TINGeneral (Israel)
FreeChromeJBS Jewish Broadcasting ServiceJewish (Israel)
SubChromeJEM Jewish Educational MediaJewish
SomeFreeChromeJLTV Jewish Life TVJewish
LiveChromeJTV Jewelry TV by ACNShopping
LiveChromeJuce TVChristian MusicChristian Music
??Kids & Teens Television (KTV)Christian; Kids
SomeFreeChromeLATV Latin American TV; AffiliatesHispanic; Some English
??Launch TV NetworkGeneral
SomeFreeChrome  Lifetime MoviesMovies
Agg?  Lifetime Real WomenGeneral
FreeLight NetworkChristian (Phillippines)
LiveChromeLight TV family-friendly programming; AffiliatesChristian; General
LiveLighthouse Television UgandaChristian (Uganda)
SomeFreeChromeLink TVNews, Music, Politics
originally Arab/Muslim perspective (?)
Now liberal activist
Agg?LogoLGBT; some General
LiveChromeLoma Linda Broadcasting Network LLBNChristian (Seventh-day Adventist)
Agg?Longhorn NetworkSports
FreeChromeMAVtv Viewer Produced TV(Some English) (Montreal, Canada)
Agg?MC Musical Choice channelsMusic
??Mi Casa Hispanic interest, English languageGeneral
LiveIE+FlashMEA Middle Eastern AmericanGeneral
SomeFreeChromeMe-TV Memorable Entertainment TV; AffiliatesGeneral
Agg/Sub?MHz Networks; WikipediaNews (Foreign)
Agg/Sub?  MHz Worldview; WikipediaNews (Foreign)
Agg?Military History ChannelHistory
SomeFreeChromeMiracle ChannelChristian (Canada)
Sub?MLB Major League Baseball NetworkSports
Agg/Sub?  MLB EXTRA INNINGS BaseballSports
Agg?  MLB NetworkSports
Sub?MLS SoccerSports
Agg/Sub?Movieplex is part of STARZMovies
AggAppMSG NYC SportsSports
FreeChromeMSNBC Microsoft NBCNews/Paid Programming
Agg?MTV Music TVMusic
Agg?  MTV2 Music TV 2; AffiliatesMusic, Reality TV
Agg?  MTV-HIT Hits (Music Mix) (U.S.)Music
Agg?  MTV Music (Australia and New Zealand)Music
SomeFreeChrome  MTV (Canada)Music
FreeChrome  MTV Music (Europe)Music
??  MTV Hits (UK and Ireland)Music
FreeChrome  MTV Music (UK)Music
FreeChrome  MTV Music IrelandMusic
??  MTV Music Australia; WikipediaMusic
FreeChrome  MTVU (MTV University)?
Agg?MYX (Asian American interest)
FreeChromeNASA TVEducational, about NASA
SomeFreeChromeNational Geographic ChannelEducational
SomeFreeChromeNational Geographic WildNature
NBA (National Basketball Association): list of broadcasters WikipediaSports (Basketball)
SomeFreeChromeNBA on NBCSports
SomeFreeChromeNBA TVSports
Agg?NBA League Pass BasketballSports
FreeChromeNBC; AffiliatesGeneral
SomeFreeChrome  NBC Sports Network NBCSN (was Versus)Sports
AggChrome  NBC Sports GoldSports
SomeFreeChromeNESN New England Sports NetworkSports
FreeChromeNewsmax TVconservative politics
SomeFreeChromeNational Film Board of Canada NFB Documentaries, Educational, Animation filmsGeneral (Canadian)
NFL (National Football League): list of broadcastersSports (Football)
SomeFreeChromeNFL NetworkSports
SomeFreeChromeNFL RedZoneSports
Sub?NFL SUNDAY TICKET Football (purchase for non-DirecTV subscribersSports
NHL (National Hockey League): list of broadcastersSports (Hockey)
Sub?NHL NetworkSports (Hockey)
Sub?NHL CENTER ICE; See also HockeySports
Sub?NHL In DemandSports
FreeChromeNHK World; WikipediaNews (Japan)
FreeChrome  Nick Jr.Kids
FreeChrome  NickMusic (facebook page)Music
AggFirefox?  Teen Nick TNCKGeneral, for teens
SomeFreeChromeNine Network; Wikipedia(Australia)
FreeChromeNVCC Northern Virginia Community CollegeEducational
SomeFreeChrome?NRB National Religious Broadcasters (has links to broadcasting affiliates)Christian
FreeChromeNTD New Tang Dynasty TV; WikipediaNews (About China)
SomeFreeChromeOlympic ChannelSports
FreeChromeOne America News NetworkNews (Conservative)
SomeFreeChromeThe Oprah Winfrey Network OWNTalk
SomeFreeChromeOutdoor Channel Hunting and FishingSports
FreeChromeOutside TVOutdoor sports
Agg?Ovation Arts NetworkDance, General
SomeFree?PBS; List of Member Stations (A few with their own programs are listed below)General
SomeFreeChrome  MPT Maryland Public TV; Also MPT2; CreateGeneral
SomeFreeChrome   ThinkPortEducational Resources
SomeFreeChrome?  WETAGeneral
SomeFreeChrome   WETA UK (WETA2)General
SomeFreeChrome   WETA Kids (WETA3)Kids
SomeFreeChrome  WHUT Howard University TelevisionGeneral
SomeFreeChrome  WCNY Syracuse, NYGeneral
SomeFree?  Global Connect
SomeFreeChrome  WSKG Vestel, NYGeneral
SomeFreeChrome  PBS Kids; AffiliatesKids
FreeChrome  NYCTV NYC Media Provides some PBS contentGeneral
AggChrome Paramount Network (used to be Spike TV); WikipediaGeneral
LiveChromePeace TV 24 Hour Islamic International TV; See also; WikipediaMuslim
LiveChromePGCC PG Community College TVEducational
Agg?Pop (was TVGN); WikipediaGeneral
SomeFreeChromePrime SevenGeneral (Australia)
SomeFreeChromePrince Georges Community TVChristian
SomeFreeChromePursuit ChannelHunting
LiveChromeQVC Network; WikipediaShopping
FreeChromequboWikipedia; Affiliates; Kids
(various) Regional Sports Networks; WikipediaSports Networks
AggRetroplex is part of STARZ; WikipediaMovies
LiveChromeRev'n; WikipediaAutomotive
Sub?RFD TV; WikipediaFarming, country living, country music
FreeChromeRLTV Retirement Living TVLifestyle
FreeChromeRT America (was Russia Today); WikipediaNews (Russian)
SomeFreeChromeSABC1; WikipediaGeneral
SomeFreeChromeSABC2; WikipediaGeneral
SomeFreeChromeSABC3; WikipediaGeneral
SomeFreeChromeSABC Encore; WikipediaGeneral
SomeFreeChromeSABC News International; WikipediaNews (South Africa)
SomeFreeChromeSCI Science ChannelScience
Agg/SubScola - News of All Nations; WikipediaNews (Foreign)
SomeFreeChromeSCCTV Seattle Colleges Cable TVGeneral?
SomeFreeChromeSEC Network The SE Conference; WikipediaSports
SomeFreeChromeSeven Network; Wikipedia(Australia)
LiveChromeShop LC; Wikipedia Jewelry salesShopping
Agg/Sub?Showtime (family of channels); WikipediaMovies
Agg/Sub?  FLIXMovies
Agg/Sub?  TMC The Movie ChannelMovies
Sub?Smile; WikipediaChristian Kids
SomeFreeChromeSmithsonian Channel; WikipediaEducational
FreeIEThe SonLife Broadcasting Network SBN; WikipediaChristian
Sony Entertainment TV Asia International; Wikipedia(Asia)
Agg?Sony Movie Channel; WikipediaMovies
FreeChromeSoul of the South; Black interest; WikipediaGeneral
Agg?Spectrum News; WikipediaNews
Agg?Spectrum Sports; WikipediaSports
Agg?  Spectrum SportsNetSports
??  Spectrum SportsNet LASports
SomeFreeChromeSportsNet New York National SNY; WikipediaSports
SomeFreeChromeThe Sportsman Channel Hunting and Fishing; WikipediaSports
SomeFreeChromeSportsTime Ohio; WikipediaSports
SomeFreeChromeStadium; WikipediaSports
Agg?STARZ (family of channels); WikipediaMovies
Agg?  Indieplex; WikipediaMovies
Agg?  Movieplex; WikipediaMovies
Agg?  Retroplex; WikipediaMovies
Agg?  StarzENCORE (or Starz ENCORE); WikipediaMovies
Agg?Sundance TV; WikipediaMovies
Agg?SyFy Channel; WikipediaScience Fiction
FreeChromeTakoma Park City TV Events in Takoma Park, MDLocal Events
FreeChromeTBD; Wikipedia; AffiliatesGeneral
FreeChromeTBN Trinity Broadcasting Network; Wikipedia; AffiliatesChristian
FreeChromeTBN EuropeChristian (Foreign)
LiveChromeTBN PacificChristian (Foreign)
LiveChromeTBN SalsaChristian (for Latino Americans)
LiveChromeTBN UKChristian (UK)
FreeChromeTBN AfricaChristian (South Africa)
SomeFreeChromeTBS Turner Broadcasting System WTBS; WikipediaGeneral
Agg?TCM Turner Classic Movies; WikipediaMovies
Agg/Sub?TMC The Movie Channel is part of Showtime; WikipediaMovies
Agg/Sub?  TMC Xtra The Movie Channel XtraMovies
FreeChromeTCT Tri-State Christian TV; Wikipedia; AffiliatesChristian; Messianic Judiasm
Agg/Sub?Tennis Channel; WikipediaSports


LiveThree Angels Broadcasting 3ABNChristian (Seventh-day Adventist)
  Dare to Dream NetworkChristian (Seventh-day Adventist)
TLC The Learning ChannelEducational
Agg/Sub?TMC The Movie Channel is part of ShowtimeMovies
Agg/Sub?  TMC Xtra The Movie Channel Xtra is part of ShowtimeMovies
AggTNT Turner Network TVGeneral
TOKU Anime and Asian live-action
Total Living Network TLNChristian
Town of Vienna Community Network
TRT WorldNews (Turkey)
Tuff TV; For men
TV5 Monde (some English subtitiles)
TV Asia(Asia)
TVG Horse RacingSports
  TV Games NetworkSports, Horse Racing
  TV Games Network 2Sports, Horse Racing
  TVG2 Horse RacingSports
TV Japan(Japan)
SomeFreeTV LandGeneral
TV OneGeneral
TVK1 TV Korea (aka TVK24 WKTV1)(Korea)
Travel ChannelTravel
TRT Türk; WikipediaNews (Turkey; Some English)
TruTVReality TV
University of California TVEducational
University of California/San Diego TVEducational
UMTV University of MD/College Park Research ChannelEducational
UMUC-TV University of MD/University College Lectures & ResearchEducational
UNI University of Northern Iowa TVStudent News
SomeFreeChromeUniversal KidsKids
Untamed Sports TV; Wikipedia; AffiliatesOutdoors
FreeUSA NetworkGeneral
Unityy Broadcasting Network; Wikipedia; AffiliatesChristian
Universal KidsKids
Universal OrlandoGeneral
VH1 ClassicMusic
VH1 Video Hits OneMusic
Velocity ChannelMovies
FreeVimeo Video sharing websiteGeneral
  Viva (UK and Ireland)Music
VTC 10 NetVietNews (Vietnam)
The Walk; Wikipedia; AffiliatesChristian
WE Women's EntertainmentGeneral
A Wealth of EntertainmentGeneral
FreeThe Weather Channel TWCWeather
  Weatherscan LocalWeather
WeatherNation; AffiliatesWeather
WGN AmericaGeneral
SubWillow CricketSports
WKTV Cable Korean(Korea)
WMDEGeneral, Leased Access
FreeThe Word NetworkChristian
World; Wikipedia; Affiliates
World Fishing Channel
The Worship Network; Wikipedia; AffiliatesChristian
World Harvest TelevisionChristian
YES Network Mostly Yankees Baseball, Nets Basketball, NYCFC SoccerSports
Youtoo America
FreeYouTube Video sharing websiteGeneral
YurviewMostly sports: Arizona, California, Kansas, Las Vegas, Luisiana, New England, Oklahoma, VirginiaSports, mostly
Z LivingHealth, including Yoga (India)
ZeeTV USA(India)

Some channels that don't stream, as of my last test

Free? View with Channel_Name Category
FreeAgapeChristian (Tanzania)
FreeAmerica's Auction NetworkShopping
FreeAntenna TV; Affiliates; and hereGeneral
SomeFree  BET SoulMusic
Channel Kidswater Wayside SchoolStudent TV
CIN Crime & Investigation NetworkCrime
CNC World News (China); WikipediaNews (China)
FreeCOMET; AffiliatesScience Fiction
TheCoolTV; AffiliatesMusic
COZI TV; AffiliatesGeneral
Crime & Investigation
Doctor TV; Wikipedia; AffiliatesHealth
The Cowboy Channel; formerly FamilyNet
Rodeo & Western Lifestyle
Sports: Rodeo
Ebru TVGeneral (family friendly)(
Escape; Wikipedia; AffiliatesGeneral
ES.TV Entertainment Studios (family of channels)General
The Family Channel; AffiliatesGeneral, Christian
GetTV; AffiliatesGeneral
Agg?ION Television; Affiliates General; Christian
Aggn/a  Ion Life; AffiliatesShopping, Lifestyle
  Ion ShopShopping
AggJustice CentralCrime
AggThe Justice Network; AffiliatesCrime
AggMNET Korean American videosMusic Videos
AggMOVIES! Network; AffiliatesMovies
MyNetworkTV WDCA My20,MyTV,MNT; AffiliatesGeneral, Christian
Nigerian tv Authority; WikipediaNews (Nigeria)
Phoenix Satellite TV PNAX North America About China; some English subtitles(China)
PixLGeneral Family friendly
Prmo TVKids
Reelz Channel; WikipediaMovies
Retro; Affiliates; WikipediaGeneral
FreeRevolt (RVLT); WikipediaMusic
FreeRide TV; Wikipedia
RingSide Network TVGeneral, Leased Access
Root Sports Northwest; WikipediaSports
This TV; Wikipedia; AffiliatesGeneral

Some of the sources that were used to prepare those tables
Wikipedia: Category:Lists of television channels by country
Wikipedia: Lists of television channels in the United States
Wikipedia: Lists of television channels
Wikipedia: Lists of American television network affiliates
Wikipedia: Free-to-air#North America
Wikipedia: List of independent television stations in the U.S.
Wikipedia: List of television networks by country
Repeat: Wikipedia: List of United States cable and satellite television networks
Wikipedia: List of television stations in the United States by call sign (initial letter K)
Wikipedia: List of television stations in the United States by call sign (initial letter W)
DBSTalk thread: A Basic Guide & Resource For IPTV

Similar Lists (NOT incorporated into table, because they may be proprietary.)
HDTV magazine list of HD broadcast stations (page gone - see
RokuGuide Channels available through Roku boxes
DBSTalk Forum list of Internet Streaming services WARNING: not all streaming services are legit.
DMOZ Directories of Internet Broadcasts Page gone - see

Video Sharing Websites (also listed in main table)

TV Channel Program Schedules
TV Guide listings
TIVO Online Enter zip code - similar
ZapItTV listings more detail
Comcast (XFinity) TV listings (Use Internet Explorer or Firefox, select zip code
  Comcast TV channel line-ups (requires Microsoft Internet Explorer). To see the cheap packages (starting at $13-$14/month), search for "basic cable".
Comcast: just for PG County, MD (Riverdale line-up) Channel line up
Just Answer: Comcast Help and support for Comcast
then double click on provider)
Comcast Xfinity Login Gives access to TV episodes, including more recent stuff, to Comcast subscribers
TV Show Calendar goes farther into future than TV Guide (Is this page dead?)

Descriptions of TV Programs and Movies
(NOTE: May include spoilers)
IMDB Internet Movie Database Includes TV Episode lists; can watch some free; can purchase episodes from Amazon video
Wikipedia Online encyclopedia; includes TV and movie descriptions Lists of TV series info (Is this page dead?)
TV Guide Online Video Guide Includes free and non-free TV episodes
Rotten Tomatoes Movie & TV reviews
Metacritic Similar. More TV feeds

All Movie Movie reviews
Online Collections of Free TV Shows and Movies
(Note: I do not choose to give info on methods that would be illegal in the U.S.)
(Sony) Crackle Free TV shows and Movies
  Web page not working as of 6/6/19; moving to Crackle Plus here??; Roku app works
PopCornFlix Similar
Shout Factory TV (Free movies and episodes)
TubiTV TV and Movies, for free
Yahoo View free TV episodes and movies - includes the free parts of Hulu (does it still exist??)
Kanopy Movies - Sign up through your public library
Hoopla Movies, Music & EBooks, through your public library
FreeDive IMDB's free TV and Movie collection
Streema Free on-line Radio and TV stations
Xumo (available on some TVs, like Roku; not on browsers; slow response

Locast Watch Your Local Broadcast TV For Free! (Note: won't work if browser is set to block location sharing)
Online Collections of Free and Paid TV Shows and Movies
Vudu (some of shows & movies are free; a good list of free & paid online shows) You have to sign up on PC (but not Roku) with an email account. You don't have to provide a credit card
Google Play
Amazon Video
  All the movies available on Amazon Prime
Microsoft store More movies and TV
FilmON Many free (and premium) TV channels; guide
123MoviesAndTV More movies and TV
iTunes - you can purchase some TV episodes through here. Note: iTunes is severe spyware.
Redbox Instant
JustWatch lists programs by streaming service
Movietube TV episodes, movies (similar)
RabbitTV A paid service providing links to free and not-free TV over Internet; If link doesn't work, try here, here and here.
  They do not document that you after logging in, you can logout by going to
  You must explicitly ask customer support to be taken off the email list to avoid junk email.
  Not great for finding new shows and movies, but if you know the name of what you want, this shows where to find it.
  Used to require a dongle.
  SelectTV Same service with month to month subscription instead of long term subscription. Both run by Freecast, which may soon sell other related products.
12 free and paid alternatives to CinemaNow Reviews of other streaming websites
Xfinity Stream (Click on "Watch as a Guest" to see free Content - does not require Xfinity subscription)
BritBox "The biggest streaming collection of British TV"

Movies at Theaters (prices may be out of date)
DCMetro Greenbelt movies

Moviepass $10/month 1 movie/day pass - looks like a great deal - includes some AMC, Regal and other theaters; AMC wants to block it, Moviepass loses money, and may raise prices - mixed reviews online
Paid Internet TV and Movie Subscription Services (prices may be out of 0date) (The two most common are Hulu and Netflix.)
FilStruck $7+/month $6+/month TV episodes and movies (8 days after showing)
  Hulu's greatest weakness: no easy to find comprehensive list of offerings!:
  Hulu's own incomplete list of shows & movies (Click on Browse; does not work when signed into Hulu)
  Hulu's comprehensive list - NOT easy to find! I suggested they change that. Completely disorganized.
  Full List of TV Shows On Hulu
  Full List of Movies On Hulu
  SomethingToStream on Hulu List of Hulu Shows and Movies;
  Search Hulu for shows
  Yahoo View includes the free parts of Hulu
Netflix $8+/month Movies and TV episodes
  Netflix's greatest weakness: no easy to use comprehensive list of offerings!:
  Full List of TV shows on Nteflix
  Full List of Movies on Netflix
  Netflix movies; Includes title, year, genre and run-time
Amazon prime $11/month, $99/year Mostly movies; student discount available Gives lists of Amazon and Netflix movies and TV shows - excellent page!
PureFlix Family friendly movies $11/year
Acorn TV Streams British shows to the U.S. $5/month

Funimation Now Anime $6/month
Crunchyroll Anime $7/month
Curiosity Stream Documentaries $3+/month
DC Universe display shows in DC Comics universe; $8/month;$75/yr
Shudder Horror, Thrillers, Suspense $4.75+/month

Free TV Channel Bundles
Pluto TV Free TV channels (free account)
Live TV from around the world

Paid TV Channel Bundle Subscriptions
YipTV $50/year Latin America channels
MHz Choice $8/month International mysteries, dramas & comedies with easy-to-read English subtitles
HBO Now $15/month HBO's own on demand TV/Movie service
Xfinity Instant-TV $18/month (Available only to Comcast Internet subscribers); Channel Lineup same as Cable Basic
Philo $16 and up/month
UVerse TV $19 and up/month (requires AT&T Internet??)
Sling TV $25 and up/month Live & on-demand TV channels; Nominal Local Channels (Not included in Sling, except maybe Fox & NBC!)
  When viewed on a PC, only works with Chrome Browser!
  Extra-cost packages & channels. Cloud DVR service (on all channels but these is $5 also extra, though recent episodes on most channels on demand are included at no extra charge in basic service.
  Techhive review of SlingTV, with Replay table
AT&T Watch TV $30/month
Youtube TV $35/month; Another link
DirecTV Now (or DirecTVNow) $40-$70/month Live & on-demand TV channels, Channel Lineup; Available plans; See Also Here;
  The Browser version often crashes for me, but mostly works on Roku.
However, recently, it stops working a lot. On my Roku, it also often gets "Well, that was unexpected." errors, and some menus don't work.
 Directv Now outage map
 FreeView is stated to be Free - but, all were ads for DirecTVNow. Oops-doesn't seem to be working at all now.
fubo $40+/month ($20/1st 2 months)
Hulu with Live TV $45+/month Live & on-demand TV Channels + standard Hulu
Playstation Vue $40-$75/month Live & on-demand TV channels
  Techhive review of Playstation Vue
Layer3TV $75+tax Initial price
Disney will soon have it's own paid on demand service (So, will Disney soon be dropped from other company's bundles?)
USTVNow For Americans abroad only. Promotional price $19/month (free option for some channels.) DVR $29/month. Long-term price unspecified. I contacted ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox to find out if USTVNow is legit, but have received no reply.
Omniverse One World TV - sets up TV packages through resellers
  List of their resellers (packages differ):
&nbpsp; No longer be available to residential subscribers.
  HDHomeRun Premium TV (requires HDHomeRun device) $35/month
    Link says not all claimed channels work - may apply to other Omniverse channels
  FlixOn; Other FlixOn deals: Locality Networks, Test, and MI Internet
  Skystream TV
"Complete List of Streaming Services" Lists some other services that I don't.
Playon A software IPTV DVR for Windows PCs. My Review: PlayOn is great as far as it goes. It lets you record On Demand programs on some IPTV channels, as files, that other software can play, and can skip ads. It is worthwhile if you can afford it. But it's priced per device, not per user. It works on a limited subset of available IPTV, a subset that will decrease, as more broadcasters find ways to make ad skipping and automatically saving recordings impossible. It can't use Sling TV. PlayOn's ads say imply you can watch CBS All Access, Hulu and SyFy free - but it requires paid subscriptions for most shows. I love subtitles, but Playon often doesn't allow that, even if the broadcaster does, or doesn't let you set backgrounds to be transparent, obstructing video. It can cast to your TV through devices like Roku, but only if you set a networked PC up in an extremely insecure fashion, and cannot record from such devices. PlayOn violates the Terms Of Use of some streaming media services. (NOTE To record as a non-administrative user, use PlayOn -> Settings -> Advanced -> Storage Location to store them in a folder that that user has access to.); PlayOn Support Forums (Click on community).
FitzyTV Like PlayOn - $5+/month (with Cloud DVR service) - works with a many IPTV providers, including Locast; Sounds great, but may face legal challenges.
Viewable College Courses
Berkeley's free course broadcasts
Same for Boston University
Same for lots of schools
and more, more, and more
Coursera - more
Academic Earth
Online Undergraduate Degree Programs

TV forums
AfterDawn discussion forums (TV related)

Antennas (for capturing Over-the-Air (OTA) signals from nearby broadcasting stations
MythTV info on scanning for clear QAM channels
Myth TV A free software DVR
Silicon dust links to find broadcast channels
Antenna Web Lists & Shows broadcast TV stations by location More Over The Air TV and antenna info
Antenna Point Transmitter Locater Similar
FCC DTV Reception Maps Similar Similar to TVfool, for FM radio stations
FCCInfo for broadcast antenna (TV and radio) locations .kmz file displayable by Google Earth.
radio-locator Local radio stations - links to listen and for info, coverage maps
RabbitEars Various info about OTA broadcasting stations, etc.
SolidSignal Off-Air Antenna Installation Guide; Solutions for the Professional Installer
Warning: If you give them your real email address, you receive A LOT of spam.

TIVO - probably the top end Over-The-Air (OTA) or cable channel DVR (Digital Video Recorder), because they include a nice program guide (an expensive service, unless you buy a used one with Lifetime service). (Note: old VCRs, while they are very cheap used, can't record modern ATSC OTA and QAM cable TV signals. But I have also used a DVD Recorder to record modern TV signals.) Tivo Series 3 were the oldest units that can handle modern ATSC and QAM signals - and all need cable card adapters to handle cable signals. There are other brands of DVR, with much harder to use program guides.
Video processing Software
(YouTube) Audio and Video Downloader (for Firefox; YouTube doesn't want downloads to work; If it doesn't, update it and try again tomorrow)
Video DownloadHelper (for Firefox, many websites; same remarks on what to do if doesn't work.) A free IPTV streaming app - mostly used by hackers; inconvenient and trouble prone. I switched from this to PC web browsers and a Roku box. The biggest problem with Kodi is how it deals with delayed or dropped packets. In particular, sections of Sound, Video, and subtitles often go missing, and also go progressively out of sync, making the content incomprehensible. Good protocals and software pause until the missing packets can be retrieved, and use them all. In addition, it should be easy to rewind in 8 - 10 second steps, in case you missed something. The "," key on an external keyboard is supposed to do this, but it doesn't always work.
Note: You can find many "Kodi" or "Android TV" boxes on-line at eBay or Amazon, that can be used to watch TV and movies from various sources over the Internet, without a PC. From experience, many are fake or don't work, and have no or useless support - I suggest you restrict yourself to orders from top rated sellers from your own country. AFAIK, the main Kodi site, only contains software that is legal in the U.S., so if you restrict yourself to software drawn from that site, it is probably OK. For the most part, you can get rid of pirated software by completely de-installing and re-installing Kodi, but be careful - if the box has an out of date version of the Android operating system, that may not work - and you will need to reset the box to factory settings. There may be a menu option to do that; on many Android TV boxes, there is a reset switch inside the AV or audio port that you can reach with a toothpick. And any such changes are done at your own risk - the box may not work when you are done.
Kodi Wiki Manual e.g., includes list of supported devices
Kodi Wiki: HOW-TO:Modify the video cache so audio and video don't stutter (i.e., start and stop).
  Example of advancedsettings.xml for Kodi 17, assuming lots of (flash-based) memory available. Also turns off flash image to speed kodi start-up. Goes in a directory named something like kodi/Userdata or .kodi/userdata.
Kodi Keyboard Controls
GeeXboX - a small (can even boot from a CD or jump drive), very fast Linux-based operating system that can run Kodi. I tried this because Kodi on a windows PC running on a (slow) Atom CPU kept stuttering despite using the above advancedsettings.xml. Couldn't make it work, but a lot of people love it.
LUbuntu, another small, fast, Linux-based operating system that can run Kodi, as well as Firefox and Chrome web browsers. This works, for the most part - but you still need to know how to use Linux.
Apple iPod software

Other Cordcutting resources On-line magazine, discusses non-cable TV distribution
The Great Big Cord Cutting Manual For Cost Conscious Consumers
Roku IPTV streaming boxes. I love the simple, consumer-friendly interface. Sure, some things could be better: the only way to take text input (e.g., for searches) from a real keyboard is to connect it to a smart phone, on which you install the remote app; it would be nice to be able to sort the apps alphabetically. But if you have struggled to use Kodi and Android TV, these are much easier and more intuitive to use, and solve the above problems. Plus, everything works. And you can be reasonably sure that anything you find by searching for new channels is legit, not pirated. There are other brands, some cheaper. As of this writing, I use Roku's low end Roku Express box (use the Express Plus if you have an old TV with AV jacks, but no HDMI, or maybe [not tested!] if you want to record out of your Roku into an old VCR or a DVD Recorder). It works well, supports almost all the legit IPTV sources, and is about $30 - but be sure to connect it directly to your TV, not through an HDMI switch with an LED light, and to use the factory USB power source, or one rated to over 1 amp, or it will eventually fail and say there is something wrong with your power source. I wish it could take an external keyboard for program and channel searches. It can sort of use the Roku SmartPhone remote app as a keyboard - but it is very clumsy.
  RokuGuide List of Channels available through Roku boxes
  RokuChannels.TV Roku viewable channels, including private channels
  RokuChannels programs viewable without Roku box More of same More of same
  Contact Roku customer support
Broadband Internet
You need Broadband Internet to stream video, and you want something pretty close to an unlimited data package. Streaming video is about 3 - 10 Mbit/sec = 1.35-4.5 GB / hour = 251.1-837 GB/month if you view 6 hours/household/day, depending on quality and resolution. Note that most "unlimited" plans actually charge extra, throttle your data rates, or disconnect you if you use too much. Add to that all the extra overhead (e.g., Windows PCs take a lot of data just to stay up to date). It would be very easy for a household to go over even Xfinity's 1 TB/month plan. Nonetheless, cable and phone companies are good starting places to look. Wireless data plans are, for the most part, too expensive or too limited. Some local WiFi services look plausible - but may have limits now or in the future.

Shopping Sources of cheap cables and switches:
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