What I Watch: Plex

In our home, we rely primarily on broadcast television for news and entertainment.  We use streaming boxes and servers as well.  Some content is available via multiple venues.  I want to love Plex, but I can’t.  It does a nice job presenting my media, but often applies the wrong meta data to my files.  There are a LOT of plugins, but the ones I want to work most work worst.  Hulu and Netflix are problematic.  Mostly I use Plex to stream files to TVs that have Rokus but not SMPs.  These are the channels I watch via my Plex server and why I watch them via Plex

ABC: Episodes of current ABC shows
ABC Family: Episodes of current ABC Family shows
Academic Earth: Online classes from top universities
Amazon Instant Video: Movies and tv episodes (Prime, Pay-Per-View, and Purchase)
CBS: Episodes of current CBS shows plus classics
CBS Sports: Sports news and converage
Charlie Rose: One-on-one interviews with persons of interest
CNET TV: Tech news and stories
CNN: Cable News Network
Comedy Central: Comedy entertainment
Crackle: Sony movie channel
Daily Kos TV: Political news video blog
Dailymotion: Music videos, short movies, tv shows, funny and extreme videos
ESPN 3: Sports programming (requires TV provider subscription)
Food Network: Food Network episodes
Fox News: Clips from Fox News’ programs
HGTV: Home and Garden Television
History Channel: History Channel episodes
Khan Academy: Free world-class education for anyone anywhere
MSNBC: Clips from MSNBC programs
MTV: Music videos
NBC: Episodes of current NBC shows
Netflix: Subscription movies and tv episodes
Nick Jr: Nick Jr. episodes
NPR: National Public Radio
Pandora: Music
PBS: PBS episides
PBS Kids: PBS Kids episodes
Revision3: Original programming
Spike: Spike.com episodes
TED Talks: Nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading
The Colbert Report: Colbert Report episodes
The CW: The CW episodes
The Daily Show: Daily Show episodes
The WB: WB episodes
USA Network: USA Network episodes
Vevo: Music videos
Vimeo: Videos
YouTube: Cats and stuff

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One comment on “What I Watch: Plex

  1. Pingback: What I Watch: Summary | The Beer's on COMCAST!

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