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Stream On: Tubi Offers 20,000 Titles to Watch as You Self-Isolate

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Free, ad-supported Tubi is promoting its inventory, in various categories, to help relieve anxiety at home during the coronavirus pandemic. With streaming rates soaring, given the stay-at-home edicts from government, there’s plenty to watch.

The streamer claims over 20,000 titles, “almost four-times the library of Netflix,” Tubi founder and CEO Farhad Massoudi told a CES audience in January. It runs everything from horror to reality TV to Oscar winners. Tubi has partnered with more than 250 media companies, such as MGM, Paramount Pictures, WB, NBCU, Lionsgate, Nelvana. And it recently added “AI,” “Philomena” and “Minority Report.”

The service is easily accessed on mobile and OTT devices, as well as tubitv.com, and offers a variety of genres to watch.

For families who want to keep kids happy:

  • “Adventures of TinTin,”
  • “Rugrats Go Wild”
  • “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

On the comedy front:

  • “All Dogs Go to Heaven”
  • “Mermaids”
  • The animated “Mr. Bean”
  • “Comedy Warriors”
  • “My Man Godfrey,” with William Powell and Carol Lombard
  • “The Patty Duke Show”

For crime movie fans:

  • “Swordfish” with Hugh Jackman and Halley Berry
  • “Get Shorty” with John Travolta
  • “New Jack City” with Chris Rock and Wesley Snipes

For old-school suspense buffs:

  • Alfred Hitchcock’s “Sabotage” and “Dial M for Murder,” as well as talks with the master filmmaker

For adventure fans:

  • Gods of Egypt”
  • “The Mexican” with Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts

For documentary aficionados:

  • “Cocaine Cowboys”
  • “Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story”
  • “Art Bastard,” in which Robert Cenedella creates paintings that depict New York life and consider art’s role in society

Tubi streams on Roku, Amazon FireTV and Comcast Xfinity devices.