5 Items Needed to Stream the Best Shows, Movies and Specials this Summer

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Summer is a great time of year for movie and TV watchers, as lots of great new shows, specials, and films are released this time of year. For example, the most recent season of Stranger Things recently concluded on Netflix, and it has had streaming watchers all over the world talking about the shocking twists and turns leading up to the next season. 

If streaming a hilarious flick is what you're looking for, Paramount+ has you covered with two perfect movies: Jerry & Marge Go Large — starring Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening — and Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe, both of which are currently available to watch on the epic streaming service. Next up, Paramount+ is dropping Honor Society, a coming-of-age comedy starring Angourie Rice (Mare of Easttown, Spider-Man: No Way Home), Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things), and Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Superbad, Kick-Ass). Those interested in trying out a free trial of Paramount+ can do so by clicking here. From Disney's offerings to Hulu programming set for Spring, we've got you covered to amplify that experience.


When it comes to watching all the amazing content, it's important to have a good streaming device so that you don't miss anything. There are lots of options, including smart TVs and tablets, for queuing up all the best series and films. If you're looking for a new way to stream, PopCulture.com has taken the work out of your search. Scroll down to see some of the best streaming devices available now!

Fire TV Stick Lite with Alexa Voice Remote Lite (no TV controls)

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First up we have Amazon's most basic streaming option, the Fire TV Stick Lite, which plugs right into your television. At only $19.99 on Amazon, streamers can "enjoy fast streaming in Full HD" with this affordable option. Notably, the Fire TV Stick Lite also comes with Alexa Voice Remote Lite. More details available at Amazon.

$19.99 at Amazon

Amazon Fire 7 tablet

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If portable streaming is what you're looking for, and you can spend a little more, then Amazon also has you covered with their Fire 7 tablet. The 16GB version of this device costs $49.99 and offers streamers the opportunity to check out their favorite TV shows and movies while on the go. All the top streamers, such as Netflix and Hulu, have apps available through the Amazon app store, so Kindle owners have access to all the same content as watching on a TV. More details at Amazon.

$49.99 at Amazon

Apple TV 4K

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Next up, we have the Apple TV 4K device. This comes in two options: a 32GB for $179 and a 64GB for $199. Similar to the Fire Stick, this device plugs into your TV and puts countless hours of streaming content right into your hands with a remote. More details at Best Buy.

$64.99 at Best Buy

Xbox Series S 512 GB All-Digital Console (Disc-free Gaming) – White

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Microsoft's Xbox Series S was tough to get ahold of when it first came out, but now it's much easier to snag one from your local Best Buy. This disc-free console comes in at $299 and is great for both casual gaming and streaming your favorite shows and movies. Netflix, HBO Max, and Paramount+ are just some of the streaming services with apps available on the Xbox store. More details at Best Buy.

$299 at Best Buy

Amazon Fire TV 55" 4-Series 4K UHD smart TV

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Finally, if you're looking to just get a new smart TV, which allows you to stream with one other device needed, there are lots of options. One of the top deals we could find right now is Amazon's 55-inch 4K UHD smart Fire TV. Topping out at $349, this could be a solid investment for anyone looking to spend tax-return money, and it streams all your fav movies and shows with no extra equipment to set up. More details at Amazon.

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