Are you sick of paying your cable bill every month, knowing that there’s plenty of high quality TV online, if only you could find it? You’ve just found the motherlode. Cable TV offers entertaining original programming, but so do these sites. Check them out to find video entertainment from up-and-comers and big producers alike.
Broadcast & Community Sites
Content creators use these sites to connect with viewers.
- CozmoTV: Watch "community powered TV" on Cozmo, or create your own channel.
- USTREAM: This site offers live, interactive broadcasting.
- Stickam: On this live community site, you can watch videos from celebrities and regular Joes alike.
- SplashCast: Artists, politicians, celebrities, and specialty channels offer content on SplashCast.
- WorldTV: Watch videos from people around the world on this site.
- YouTube: A popular favorite, YouTube is home to plenty of web channels, shows, and interesting videos.
- Blip.TV: This video sharing site focuses on user-created shows.
- Yahoo! Video: You can upload your video and watch featured networks on Yahoo!’s video site.
- Justin.tv: Watch live video content, create your own channel, and chat with people all over the world on Justin.tv.
- MySpaceTV: MySpaceTV has videos from users, networks, and more.
- 60Frames: 60Frames works with artists to create original Internet programming.
- Metacafe: Metacafe is home to user-powered video entertainment.
- Sharkle: Watch video clips shared by users from around the world on Sharkle.
- Operator11: You can watch and create television on this social networking site.
- Break: Break serves up plenty of comedy aimed at men.
- blogTV: blogTV is a great place to discover new and interesting videos and web series.
- 3BTV: 3BTV showcases new work by directors, writers, animators, musicians, and more.
- Veoh: Veoh has indie productions, viral videos, and more.
- Vimeo: Vimeo offers video sharing for everyone.
Tune into these channels to find stuff you won’t see on cable TV.
- No Good TV: This channel is full of music, entertainment, and original episodes.
- NASA TV: Watch live events and mission coverage on NASA’s web channel.
- BMW-Web: The BMW channel offers BMW news, lifestyle, and more.
- JCOC: Lovers of jewelry and gems will enjoy tuning into this website that offers jewelry entertainment.
- Como Lake Channel: Check out vacation videos, interesting places, and more on this channel dedicated solely to Italy’s Lake Como.
- BBC Sport Olympics: The BBC offers an online look at the olympics in Beijing with this channel.
- 321Go Video: Watch rally car racing on this Internet TV channel.
- BabyTV: New parents will love tuning into this channel that covers all of the aspects of parenting.
- The Digg Reel: Get a look at the most popular videos on Digg with this channel.
- Barats and Bereta Productions: Check out funny skits on this American comedy site.
- Black20 News: On Black20, you’ll find plenty of entertainment news.
- The Weather Channel: The Weather Channel broadcasts updates on weather on this site.
- Cat Channel: If you love cats, you’ll love this channel that’s all cats, all the time.
- Acceptable.TV: This interactive comedy series believes that "some stuff is better than other stuff."
- LX.TV: LX.TV is a lifestyle channel that focuses on American hotspots.
- Those Aren’t Muskets: The creators of the video "Internet Party" regularly serve up hilarious comedy on this channel.
- Neave: Watch Neave to get original programming from the British.
- Shorts: On this entertainment channel, you’ll get a look at short films from upcoming filmmakers.
From the incredibly popular, to somewhat obscure, these shows are sure to entertain.
- lonelygirl15: Watch the ongoing episodes of this web hit.
- Dorm Life: Stay on top of the lives of your favorite college students with this web series.
- Clark and Michael: CBS produced this mockumentary series about pitching a TV series to Hollywood.
- quarterlife: quarterlife originally aired on NBC, but has since moved to its online home, which doubles as a community for creative types.
- Facebook Diaries: Check out Facebook diaries to get a look into the lives of users on Facebook.
- Tom Green’s House Tonight: This comedy talk show is hosted by Tom Green in his living room.
- The Burg: Get a peek into daily life in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
- America’s Dream Date: Watch episodes from this interactive reality dating show on GoFish.
- Break a Leg: Sitcom writer David Penn offers this online series much like "The Office" and "Arrested Development."
- Can Google Hear Me?: Check in on this entrepreneur as he documents his efforts to get an Internet business off the ground.
- Coastal Dreams: Watch Coastal Dreams, an online soap opera created by NBC.
- We Need Girlfriends: Follow 3 friends as they try to find love in the New York City dating scene.
- The Guild: If you enjoy gaming, you’ll love this web series about a group of online gamers.
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