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Watch Friends

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  • 1994
  • 7+

Follows the personal and professional lives of six twenty to thirty year-old friends living in the Manhattan borough of New York City.


Service Pros

  • Comprehensive selection of sports channels and live TV streaming
  • Live news and entertainment networks available
  • Multiple streams and user profiles

Service Cons

  • No Turner networks (such as CNN, TBS, or TNT) available
  • All local channels and regional sports networks may not be accessible
  • Its cost places it at the premium end of the market for live TV streaming


Service Pros

  • The selection of HBO Max is competitive with few other streaming services
  • Multiple people can stream at once
  • Download content for offline viewing
  • Smart TV compatibility

Service Cons

  • Premium pricing tiers
  • A small geographic range
  • Shortage of sports


Prime Video

Buy $1.99

Service Pros

  • Included with an Amazon Prime membership
  • Vast collection of content offerings
  • Numerous premium and sports content add-ons
  • Popular original content

Service Cons

  • Some films incur additional fees since they must be rented or bought
  • Shows and movies regularly come and go, meaning you may lose access
  • Less successful original content than Netflix and Hulu
  • Greater initial cost compared to Netflix or Hulu

Google Play

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Microsoft Store

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Service Pros

  • Broad overall channel lineup with lots of news and sports
  • There is unlimited cloud DVR storage available
  • Three concurrent streams and as many as six user accounts

Service Cons

  • After starting out at just $35 a month, the cost has now climbed to $65
  • There are not many local sports networks

Cast and Crew

Jennifer Aniston,Matthew Perry,Giovanni Ribisi,Lauren Tom,Jessica Hecht,Jane Sibbett,David Schwimmer,Courteney Cox,Christina Pickles,Tom Selleck,Aisha Tyler,Helen Baxendale,Eddie Cahill,June Gable,Maggie Wheeler,Lisa Kudrow,Matt LeBlanc,Paul Rudd,James Michael Tyler,Elliott Gould Actor

Richard Allen,Sebastian Jones,Wendy Knoller,Wil Calhoun,Mark Kunerth,Jamie O'Connor,Andrew Reich,Adam Chase,David Helfand,Scott Silveri,Ted Cohen,Ira Ungerleider,Sherry Bilsing,Alexa Junge,Noel Bright,Shana Goldberg-Meehan,Richard Choi,Michael Curtis,Brian Buckner,Andy Zall,Betsy Borns,Dana Klein,Robert Carlock,Ellen Plummer,Gigi McCreery,Michael Borkow,Perry Rein,Seth Kurland,Todd Stevens Producer

Adam Chase,David Crane,Greg Malins,Marta Kauffman,Kevin S. Bright ExecutiveProducer

Adam Chase,David Crane,Greg Malins,Scott Silveri,Ted Cohen,Seth Kurland,Michael Borkow,Michael Curtis,Wil Calhoun,Brian Buckner,Jeff Astrof,Marta Kauffman,Robert Carlock,Jeff Strauss,Jeff Greenstein,Ira Ungerleider,Alexa Junge,Shana Goldberg-Meehan,Andrew Reich Writer

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