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The Man in the High Castle

Perfect time as usual. Thanks, Amazon. This little Christmas gift of Season 2 of The Man in the High Castle comes at the perfect time. As the winter sets in, all we want to do is put on some sweatpants and binge Man in the High Castle.

If you aren’t excited yet, here’s the official teaser for the 2nd season.

About the Show

It’s a snapshot into an alternate history of what life in America would look like if after WWII if the Nazis had won the war. The show dives into this dystopian scenario, splitting the United States into three districts, one controlled by the Japanese, one controlled by the Nazis, and a “neutral” zone between the two. There’s a lot of darkness and oppression. However, the show is really about the ray of hope that emerges through films that are uncovered and appear to show a different world. The show follows a woman who believes the films will unlock freedom and is determined to find their mysterious keeper of the films.

How to watch

Watch through the Amazon Instant app on your mobile phone or through your TV streaming device.

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Atlanta

Here’s the thing. It’s 2016, and this year produced so much great television. It’s getting harder and harder to stay on top of watching everything. And as we move to streaming everything, sometimes the cable shows on networks like FX, get missed. So we’ll forgive you if you haven’t seen Danny Glover‘s Atlanta yet. But do yourself a favor and binge it up on the first season of this award nominated show over the holidays. We’ll show you how to binge it and then watch it when it airs again in 2017. You’re welcome.

Atlanta is an honest and real take on the rap game in the ATL. It’s the story of two cousins, Earnest “Earn” Marks (Donald Glover) and Alfred Miles (Brian Tyree Henry), as they climb to stardom in a cutthroat industry. And it succeeds in a big way with a finely-crafted and funny twist

The story begins with Earnest (Glover) coming back to Atlanta to see the stock of his cousin Alfred (Henry) rising in the Atlanta rap world. Unlike predictable, plot-driven comedies, Atlanta does an artful job of diving into its characters while handling topics like race, art, class, and identity with unique, fresh humor.

Here’s a 1-minute trailer if you still aren’t sure.

The Bottom Line

Atlanta, the FX show that premiered in September, has flown under the radar with some of the season’s big hits like, This Is Us and Westworld. However, the Danny Glover comedy about two cousins coming up in the Atlanta rap scene is a versatile comedy that will leave the award shows buzzing. A must watch.

How to watch and binge

Season 2 has yet to have an official premiere date. But it has been renewed and will most likely come back on the air during fall of 2017. You will be able to stream it live on Sling TV (Blue) or Playstation Vue (all tiers).

The first season is available for binging and can be streamed through Amazon.

The Selection: Special Ops Experiment

Could you handle it? Or would you quit? Stream The Selection as 30 ordinary civilians go through Special Ops training. Trust us, it’s worth watching this one.

The History Channel launches its newest series December 8th with the first of eight The Selection: Special Operations Experiment episodes.

How to Stream the Selection

The show airs at 10/9c on Thursday nights.

How to stream: You can stream the History Channel through Sling TV (Orange or Blue).

About the Show

The unscripted series follows 30 men and women as they are pushed to the edge and beyond by a team of instructors trained by Navy SEALs, Green Berets, and Army Rangers. The elite team of instructors breaks the participants down both mentally and physically through tear gas, psychological warfare, interrogation tactics, and much more.

The cool thing about this show is that there is no reward. You can’t be “being voted off the island”. And there’s definitely no “ring ceremony”. No. This show is about pride. It’s about standing up to the toughest training in the world and coming out a tested warrior. At any time, any one of the participants can ring the bell and walk away.

“Throughout the history of our nation, Special Operations training tactics has played an integral part in our military endeavors and this series gives viewers a rare glimpse into what it takes to be selected among the elite,” said Paul Cabana, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming, HISTORY. “‘The Selection’ will offer civilians the unique opportunity to take part in an immersive, authentic course instructed by different branches leading together, while giving viewers insight into the origins of these challenges.”