Stream Wars – Which is the better streaming service?

Streaming sites have become very popular in the past couple years. Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime seem to be the top contenders when it comes to stream services, but what site is the best? Which one helps perfect your binge-watching desires? Which one is giving you your money’s worth?

WILL IT BREAK THE BANK?

Netflix – Their basic plan is $7.99/month (with only SD viewing available). The standard plan is $9.99/month (with HD viewing available 2 devices playing at one time). Lastly, the premium plan is $11.99/month (with UHD viewing available and 4 devices playing at one time).
*First month is free

Hulu – Their main plan is $7.99/month. However, you there is also a ‘No-Commercial’ plan for $11.99/month.
*First week is free

Amazon Prime – Their subscription calls for $99/year, and while that may seem scarier than the other two, it actually only averages out to 8.25/month.
*First 30 days is free

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I MISSED MY SHOW LAST NIGHT, CAN I WATCH IT NOW?!

Netflix – Nope! If anything, Netflix will only have the latest un-aired season in their library and won’t have your new episode until the next season is getting ready to air.

Hulu – Yes! Hulu posts new episodes of shows within 24-hours!

Amazon Prime – Maybe... Amazon Prime has a more limited selection, so make sure your TV show is carried.

BUT WILL THERE BE ADS??

Netflix – No! Netflix doesn’t have ads before, during, or after your videos.

Hulu – Under their main plan, they have ‘limited commercials.’ But under their ‘No-Commercial’ plan they…don't, unless you’re watching Grey’s Anatomy or another one of the few oddballs that still have short commercials.

Amazon Prime – Nope! Amazon doesn’t show ads before, during, or after your videos.

WHAT ELSE IS IN IT FOR ME?

Netflix – Not only does Netflix have the biggest title library of the trio, it also has a lot of good original content to offer, like Orange is the New Black and House of Cards.

Hulu – Some content is actually free without a subscription! They also have episodes from newscasts and talk shows. Not to mention they also have their fair share of original content, like The Mindy Project that got renewed under Hulu.

Amazon Prime – Under your membership with Amazon, not only to do you get to stream their video library, but you are given free shipping with most orders, ad-free music, unlimited photo storage, and more! They also have original content too!

So with all this information, weigh the odds and choose the victor! Check out their websites too for further information: Netflix, Hulu, & Amazon Prime.