Looking for places to search for, watch, and/or download your favorite television show episode videos?

Below is a comprehensive list of all the television programs that can be downloaded or streamed online. This list focuses primarily on legitimate download and tv search sites. You will see that this list does not focus at all on the many many peer-to-peer and torrent network download sites. Obviously this is a list that is growing quickly and I could certainly use some help in keeping it up to date. Please feel free to add to this list in the comments below. Thanks.

I encourage you to bookmark this list and come back as we will update it as needed. Last Updated 10/22/2007

Network Television WebSites:

Many of the major video search sites do well with posting TV content when the networks allow it or don't ask them to remove them:

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Here are some television specific search sites and directories:

Apple iTunes and Apple TV:

As of 9/29/2007, the following networks are offering content through the iTunes store: A&E, ABC, ABC Family, ABC News, Adult Swim, Animal Planet, BET Networks, Biography Channel, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CBS, CMT, CNN, Comedy Central, Court TV, CSTV/CBS Sports, The CW, Discovery Channel, Discovery Health, Discovery Kids, Disney Channel, E!, ESPN, FOX, FOX Reality, Fox Sports, Fox Sports in espanol, Fuel TV, Funimation, FX, History Channel, Jetix, Lifetime, Logo, MLB.com, MTV, nun2, The N, NASCAR, National Geographic, NBC, NBC News, NBC Sports, NFL Network, Nick at Nite, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons network, PBS, PBS kids, Sci Fi Channel, Showtime, Sleuth, Si TV, SOAPNet, Speed, Spike, Style, The sundance channel, Telemundo, TLC, Travel Channel, TNT, TV Land, USA, VH1 and Warner Bros.

Third Party Service Providers:

  • Cozmo.tv and Brightcove are allowing people to control their Tivo's through their browser.
  • MobiTV: Currently streams television to mobile devices
  • Orb offers TV on your PC.

Places to Download Episodes (not something the networks are too happy with ;-) Look what they did to TVLinks. Thanks to Mike Abundo for pointing these out:

  • Watch Movies Online

    wow great list, you must share it to everyone.

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    thats a really good list

    I would also like to recommend http://www.dwi-tv.com

  • Jeanne

    Looking for the best site and player that does all the major networds CBS, Sci-Fi, TNT, etc...and not the old episodes...ones that are available within a couple days of airing... plus an easy way to save my favorite shows on my PC so I can watch them later. Anyone got suggestions on this?

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    Interesting post. I have made a twitter post about this. Others no doubt will like it like I did.

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    I'm often working long hours and miss my favorite TV episodes, so the only way to see them is to watch them online. I found here some useful links for myself and will subscribe to the RSS feed too. Thanks :)

  • http://www.blinkbox.com natalie

    Hi Mark,

    I hope you are well?

    I was wondering if you could add blinkbox.com to that list of yours? Our TV section is:


    Many thanks and feel free to drop me an e-mail.


  • http://www.grandmatrix.com Jessica

    Haha ^^ nice, is there a section to follow the RSS feed

    • http://www.reelseo.com/mark/ Mark Robertson

      Sure thing - http://feeds.feedburner.com/reelseo
      Hope that is what you meant... ;-)

  • acidon

    If you are using iGoogle as a home page, heres great gadget Watch ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, NBC shows online to help you to access most major channels prime time shows online on their official sites fast and easy.
    Heres what you need to do : On your iGoogle home page click on "Add Stuff" link in upper right corner. It will open gadget central and search for "Watch ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, NBC shows online" to locate that gadget.
    Or if you like an easy way, heres direct link to it http://www.google.com/ig/directory?hl=en&url=hosting.gmodules.com%2Fig%2Fgadgets%2Ffile%2F101463307027941272586%2Fwso_gadget.xml .
    Its hosted on google so dont be afraid to use the link, anyway its totally up to you guys;)

  • http://www.blinkbox.com Watch Movies

    Would it be possible to add http://www.blinkbox.com to that list?

  • http://www.ktvl.com Trane

    Thank you for your list.

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  • Adam B

    Don't forget to add ClipBlast (www.clipblast.com) to the list of Video Web destinations featuring television and television episodes