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Streaming Video Report 2023

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This page provides a list of featured streaming content for 2023 from some of the main streaming services such as Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube. The list has previews in order posted online. In addition to content currently available, announcements for future releases are also included.

In addition to new content, clips from old shows like Seinfeld are being posted to YouTube by the content owners, presumably as a way to promote the episodes and seasons that are for sale. [Playlist 1, Playlist 2, Playlist 3] The makers of Will & Grace have some favorite clips and compilations available. [View]

Events, news, and commentary is available from content creators such as Nicholas Johnson who offers vintage 1980s tech TV videos as well as material from recent years. [View]

Many people are using their internet service and a smart TV to avoid the cost of cable service. Others bypass the TV and watch videos primarily on their computer, tablet, or smartphone. Some of the content listed below requires a subscription.


“Painkiller” (11 Jul 2023)

“Painkiller, a fictionalized telling of real events, explores some of the origins and aftermath of the opioid crisis in America, highlighting the stories of perpetrators, victims, and truth-seekers whose lives are forever altered by the invention of OxyContin. Painkiller, premieres August 10.” [Source: Netflix via YouTube]

Bob Marley: One Love (6 Jul 2023)

BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE celebrates the life and music of an icon who inspired generations through his message of love and unity. On the big screen for the first time, discover Bob’s powerful story of overcoming adversity and the journey behind his revolutionary music. Produced in partnership with the Marley family and starring Kingsley Ben-Adir as the legendary musician and Lashana Lynch as his wife Rita, BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE is in theatres January 12, 2024. [Source: Paramount Pictures via YouTube | Website]

“UNKNOWN: Killer Robots” (29 Jun 2023)

Deep in the heart of the military-industrial complex, a new kind of soldier is being developed. AI-powered robots are changing the face of warfare, and increasingly making their own decisions on the battlefield. This film follows the soldiers and scientists racing to build these technologies, and the activists on a mission to expose their dangerous potential. [Source: Netflix via YouTube]

“Extrapolations” (15 Feb 2023)


Watch your future unfold. From the writer of Contagion comes Extrapolations, now streaming on Apple TV+ https://apple.co/_Extrapolations

Extrapolations is a bracing drama from writer, director and executive producer Scott Z. Burns that introduces a near future where the chaotic effects of climate change have become embedded into our everyday lives. Eight interwoven stories about love, work, faith and family from across the globe will explore the intimate, life-altering choices that must be made when the planet is changing faster than the population. Every story is different, but the fight for our future is universal. And when the fate of humanity is up against a ticking clock, the battle between courage and complacency has never been more urgent. Are we brave enough to become the solution to our own undoing before it’s too late?

The series stars Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, Daveed Diggs, Edward Norton, Diane Lane, Tahar Rahim, Yara Shahidi, Matthew Rhys, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer, Adarsh Gourav, Keri Russell, Marion Cotillard, Forest Whitaker, Eiza González, Murray Bartlett, Indira Varma, Tobey Maguire, MaameYaa Boafo, Hari Nef, Heather Graham, Michael Gandolfini, Cherry Jones, Gaz Choudhry, Ben Harper, Judd Hirsch and Neska Rose.

Extrapolations is executive produced by Burns, Gregory Jacobs, Dorothy Fortenberry and Media Res’ Michael Ellenberg and Lindsey Springer. The series marks another partnership for Apple TV+ and Media Res, joining Emmy, SAG and Critics Choice Award winner “The Morning Show,” and AFI Award-winning series “Pachinko.”

[Source: Apple via YouTube]

By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com