6 Free Alternatives for Yahoo View After the Service Shuts Down





Yahoo View will be shutting down on June 30. The free streaming service was the home to free ad-supported content after Hulu’s free service shut down. Viewers could find free clips, news and entertainment stories, and some full episodes.

Here are six replacements for Yahoo View.

1. YouTube

If you’re looking for entertainment, lifestyle, and news clips, YouTube might have the content you want to watch. Most media outlets have their own channel for posting short segments and highlights from stories, just like the featured content on Yahoo View. Look at PeopleTV for celebrity news, search for your favorite news source including CNN and Fox News for videos covering news headlines, and a little bit of everything from New York Magazine.

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2. The Roku Channel

For Roku users, The Roku Channel is loaded with free content. Within the channel, you’ll find weather from Weather Nation, news updates from Newsy, entertainment updates from TMZ, and full TV episodes and movies from FilmRise.

3. Twitter

Twitter might seem like an unlikely source for breaking news, but the social media platform is trying to become just that. Earlier this year, we shared a story about some of the video content being added to Twitter. You’ll also notice news videos at the top of your page when breaking news is taking place. If you’re looking for the quick and easy news highlights from Yahoo View, you’ll get a similar experience from Twitter.

4. Pluto TV

If free TV episodes are what you’re looking for, Pluto might be the answer. The free streaming service has categories for movies, mews, sports, comedy, entertainment, lifestyle, and more. You’ll find some of the same content that was featured on Yahoo View, along with even more TV channels and full length movies, both live and on demand.

5. Crunchyroll

One popular category on Yahoo View was anime. While paid streaming services are starting to add to their anime content, there are streaming services dedicated to streaming anime. Crunchyroll has some content for free with ads, along with a premium membership for full access to the site’s content, including many of the titles from Yahoo View.

6. Tubi

Tubi is a 100% free streaming service with thousands of titles available. Just like Yahoo View, you’ll find categories including comedy, sci fi, drama, action, and movies. You’ll also find unique categories like Not Found on Netflix and Highly Rated on Rotten Tomatoes. In addition to a large library of shows and movies, Tubi also has a category for those who will be missing anime form Yahoo View.

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