Netflix increases prices on standard and premium plans
On Thursday, Netflix raised the price of its standard plan to $13.99 and the premium plan to $17.99. At that time, the plans were $8 for the basic, $11 for the standard, and $14 for the premium. That means that, in less than two years, the price of its standard plan has risen by $3 and the price of its premium plan has risen by $4. The standard plan allows for two screens at the same time, while the premium plan allows for four screens. Of those services, only HBO Max charges more for its service than the standard Netflix plan.
The Biggest Loser looking for potential contestants in the Houston area
HOUSTON The Biggest Loser is back for an all-new season, and if youve ever wanted to be a part of this life-changing show, nows your chance! The BL team is looking for potential contestants in the Houston area. Casting producer Holland Weathers has been with The Biggest Loser for the last 15 seasons, and shes here to give us some insight as to what theyll be looking for. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, they arent doing casting calls and auditions in person, but rather meeting with potential contestants remotely. Biggest Loser favorite Bob Harper is returning to host the series on the USA Network, along with the addition of two new trainers, Erica Lugo and Steve Cook.
Netflix to start canceling inactive members
Netflix says it will start asking its inactive users if they want to keep their membership. Netflix officials say it's an effort to prevent people from paying for something they're not using. Netflix will start sending out emails or in-app notifications this week. The inactive accounts represent less than half of one percent of their overall member base. Netflix is coming off one of its strongest quarters ever, which saw its subscriber base surge as the coronavirus pandemic forced people to stay at home...And Chill.
15 TV shows you should totally watch while quarantined
How to watch: HuluSeasons: 5Best character: Ilana and Abbi‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’There are a ton of cop and firefighter TV shows currently on and they’re all pretty serious and intense. How to watch: HuluSeasons: 8Best character: Rosa Diaz‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’Larry Davis is a living icon, and his show “Curb Your Enthusiasm” is just as iconic. How to watch: HuluSeasons: 11Best “character”: Bethenny Frankel‘Bob’s Burgers’Need a little cartoon action while quarantined? How to watch: HuluSeasons: 10Best character: Tina Belcher‘Cheers’In the mood for a little throwback during your quarantine? How to watch: NetflixSeasons: 7Best character: TaysteeWhat will you be watching while you self-quarantine?
Roses full of thorns: ‘Bachelor’ shows don’t often produce marriages
Since “The Bachelor” first aired in 2002, only three times out of 23 seasons has the featured contestant gotten married to his winner. Lowe proposed to Giudici on the show and the couple got married less than a year later in January 2014. Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham, season No. But on the season finale, viewers watched as Luyendyk essentially called off the engagement with Kufrin and started dating Burnham, the original runner-up. The couple married in 2017 and announced last May they were expecting their second child.