Online TV, Movie Guide Impresses

Clicker takes the drudgery out of finding what you want
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 13, 2009 11:24 AM CST
The Clicker homepage.   (Clicker.com)

(Newser) – The Web is so rich with TV and movie options that organizing the content is a daunting task. “You could browse multiple sites, including crowd-pleasers like Hulu, but that's too slow and tedious,” Jeff Bertolucci writes. Enter Clicker, a new aggregating website its CEO calls “one part directory, one part search engine, one part Wiki, one part entertainment guide, and one part DVR.” Bertolucci likes it.

“It's pretty easy to find free TV shows, as well as pay movies,” he writes for PC World. The search is robust and includes recommendations, and the program guide has enough detailed categories and subcategories to zero in on exactly what you want. Best of all is the “virtual DVR” feature, which “keeps track of your favorite shows, films, news videos, and so on.” And the basic service is free. (Read more website stories.)