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Weekend Watchlist: College edition

“Community” title card.

By The Pitt News Staff

December 6, 2019

For the last Weekend Watchlist of the semester (and the decade!), we decided to focus on something we know very well: college. Here are our favorite movies and shows involving college that are currently available to stream.

Weekend Watchlist: Movie musicals

“Mamma Mia” release poster.

By The Pitt News Staff

October 3, 2019

Sometimes you just need to randomly break out into song and dance — or watch other people do it on your TV. For this week’s Weekend Watchlist, we are sharing our favorite movie musicals that are available to stream.

Weekend Watchlist: Food edition

Guy Fieri of “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” fame.

By The Pitt News Staff

September 27, 2019

Weekend Watchlist is back! In honor of this week’s Dining Guide, TPN staffers picked their favorite food-related shows that are currently available to stream.

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, take three

“Candy Jar” release poster.

By The Pitt News Staff

February 8, 2019

For the third time, our weekend watchlist is back by popular demand. This time with both television shows and movies featured on popular streaming services.

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, movie edition

Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in “I, Tonya.”

By The Pitt News Staff

January 25, 2019

Last week we shared our top television shows to stream during the bad winter weather. This week, there may not be a storm coming, but we are ready to share our weekend watchlist. Instead of a series, The Pitt News staff is recommending some of our favorite films.

Blog: What to watch this wintery weekend

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By The Pitt News Staff

January 18, 2019

With bad weather on the way, it’s looking like this weekend will be spent indoors. For the best indoor entertainment, our staff has shared their top picks of shows from online streaming services.

Opinion | Disney-opoly and the streaming wars

Disney is about to close a horizontal merger deal with Fox that began in late 2017.

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

While I absolutely love Disney and most of what it has produced, it’s dawned on me in recent years that the company feels less like a magical center of creativity and more like a capitalistic black hole — one that devours every intellectual property that makes money for it and spits out hollow, formulaic nostalgia bait.

Thirteen-hour sentence: Netflix makes prisoners of us all

Thirteen-hour sentence: Netflix makes prisoners of us all

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer

July 7, 2015

Fans of Netflix’s hit original series “Orange Is The New Black” were imprisoned by the desire to binge-watch all 13 episodes of the new season before the finale on June 11.Binge-watching has changed the way that audiences watch television. Online streaming services like Netflix and Hulu make ...

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