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Which is better watching things online or watching things on the televison?

Updated on February 22, 2018
A Devious Maids Poster I have watched all seasons online
A Devious Maids Poster I have watched all seasons online

Online television and movies or actual television and movies which is better?

The number of television shows that are on t.v. right now are limitless, aren't they? If you can watch them on a television screen I am willing to bet you can find them online somewhere too in limitless amounts since each television show or movie has a limitless amount of links that you can use to watch them. When you watch television shows online you don't have to watch the commercials like you would when watching it on an actual t.v. You can do this all night long if you want, the question is what is better and What is television? Something you watch on a square contraption, or a rectangular contraption as we now have. What about when you watch a movie, you use the contraption too. That is how it was done before the internet, which is now all the rage isn’t it? Most people when they turn on their television they are going to Netflix, rather than just watching things that are on the channels on t.v. or they aren’t picking a movie that they have at home and putting it in there Blu- Ray player or D.V.D.player they are going to Netflix or just getting out there computer and watching things on it. Why is that?

For some people, watching television and movies on their computers is the only way to go, because they don’t have a television. Most people, however, have both and use both of these things. The question now is which one is better? Most of us all have a television and a computer which are used daily. The television to watch t.v. and movies and the computer to surf the web and type on isn’t that right? Although most people use their computer to watch t.v. too. So the question is if you have a television and a computer which one is your go-to- when watching movies and television shows, and why? That is the question. I have both a laptop with internet access to watch, whatever online, I have Netflix on my DVD, player which is hooked up to the television which I also have.

I personally enjoy watching movies, on the television and t.v. on the television. Just because seeing the commercials is cool sometimes. But I do watch television on Netflix and the internet because sometimes you just don’t want to see the commercials. When you have to sit through commercials while watching a television show, or movie it takes up more time to get through it, rather than just skipping over the commercials and getting right to the show.

There are also some things that are just offered on Netflix and the internet rather than the actual television. What about the channels that your television doesn’t get, what if there are shows that you like but you don’t get the channel what do you do then? That is the question, with a very simple answer, either you wait for it to come out on D.V.D. like everything does nowadays, or you find it online and watch it there, it’s faster to watch it online then it is to wait for it to come out on DVD. The same thing goes for movies but there are always issues, for example, the quality of an online movie might not always be the greatest. Some movies you see on the internet have good quality though but the ones that are filmed in the theater off someone’s phone might not be.

Always remember though watching television and movies on the internet you don’t get commercials which are always a plus. Over the last two weeks, I have been watching a lot of online television, I tried to watch a movie too but that didn’t work out too well because of the quality. The shows that I watched online were the affair and devious maids, but you have to be careful when doing that. The reason I say that is because it uses up your internet bandwidth if you watch stuff online and on Netflix which can make you go over your usage which is sometimes not good.

The affair season two poster I have watched all of season One online.
The affair season two poster I have watched all of season One online.

Online Television is so much easier to watch sometimes

Watching shows online is sometimes more enjoyable for people because they just continue since there aren't commercials I enjoy watching shows online because of this reason and they go by a lot faster. What do you like more online television and movies or watching television and movies on the t.v.? It depends on what you are used too. I guess but that is the question which is better. There are a limitless amount of television shows that don't even air on television they might be Netflix originals, which means you have to be online to watch them, and how many people do that instead of actually watching tv or watching a movie or DVD that they have purchased? I am betting that most people only watch online television and Netflix versus actually going out to buy a movie or even going to the movies or watching television. The reason why is because they don't like the limitless commercials that air for about twenty minutes in between each section of a show.

Watching television can sometimes feel limitless if it is on all day long or something. However watching television shows online is limitless because there is just so many different ones that you can find and watch it is a lot more fun searching the internet for television shows than it is watching them on t.v., in my opinion, The only bad thing about watching television shows online is you are always a little bit behind, but does that really matter when you don't have to watch the dreaded commercials?

However sometimes watching television on an actual t.v. is nice too. When you do that you get to spend limitless amounts of time with your family or friends watching the same show, you get the togetherness aspect of television instead of having to watch it by yourself. Which is good too.

When movies are watched most of the time it is better to watch them on DVD or in the theater, though, because the quality is so much better than online versions. This is because the online versions are usually taped in the theater by someone watching the movie so it is all grainy. which in turn makes for bad online quality. Which in my opinion means movies are best watched on DVD or in theater and most shows are best watched online depending on the show. Do you agree?

Both of them can be limitlessly watched online but for some, it is better to watch one on an actual television and one online then the other wouldn't you agree?

Online television and movies or actual television and movies

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There Are So Many Ways To Watch Television Which Is The Best?

The best way to watch television depends on the person who is watching it and what works best for them. Sometimes people can't see shows right away when they air because they are working or they have prior engagements, which is why watching them online is better for them but for others they might be able to watch them right away instead of having to wait. It just depends on the person and how their life is I guess. Television is always going to around now, and so is the internet at least that is what it looks like, so there is always going to be ways of watching shows.

Which is better online television and movies or watching it on the actual television and through the actual d.v.d? Let's Discuss

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      Paula 2 years ago

      I like both. There are movies that I might have forgotten of so when I see they run on TV I watch them with pleasure. But at the same time there might be movies that don't run on TV and I want to see them in which case I am taking advantage of the online environment.

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      Louise Barraco 2 years ago from Ontario

      I agree

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      Larry Rankin 2 years ago from Oklahoma

      With things like Netflix and Internet ready TVs, the line between the two mediums is getting more and more blurred, but I still prefer good old television.

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      Louise Barraco 2 years ago from Ontario

      Thanks for the comments

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      Jackie Lynnley 2 years ago from The Beautiful South

      I gave up cable and save a small fortune. Netflix and Youtube have plenty for me to watch.

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Great hub Lorraine. Very interesting. Some things are best to watch live, especially if you're on Twitter and don't want to miss the chatter. Others are good to watch via DVR or DVDs, On Demand.