Top Shows on the Web

The cast of One Life To Live is seen in an undated photo provided by Ferencomm for The Online Network. The Online Network (TOLN) announced Monday, March 11, 2013 the highly-anticipated online debuts of the beloved long-running serial dramas All My Children and One Life to Live for Monday, April 29. (AP Photo/Ferencomm for The Online Network)
The cast of One Life To Live is seen in an undated photo provided by Ferencomm for The Online Network. The Online Network (TOLN) announced Monday, March 11, 2013 the highly-anticipated online debuts of the beloved long-running serial dramas All My Children and One Life to Live for Monday, April 29. (AP Photo/Ferencomm for The Online Network)
Posted: March 17, 2013

There is a breathtaking range of online-exclusive programming available, most of it free. Here are a few recommended destinations.

Crackle ( www.crackle.com). Chosen is a fast-paced thriller starring Heroes' Milo Ventimiglia as a lawyer forced by a shadowy organization to become an assassin. In Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld invites guest stars to sit and chat in classic cars.

Hulu ( www.hulu.com). Two of ABC's most popular soaps, All My Children and One Life to Live, have been resurrected as Web-exclusive shows featuring the same cast members and story lines as the originals. They premiere April. 29. The Awesomes, an animated superhero spoof created by Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers, premieres this summer.

AOL On ( http://on.aol.com). Two strong shows aimed at female audiences: Playdate is a hilarious sitcom about a new mother (Stephani Lemelin) who befriends her psychotic neighbor (Alicia Witt). Little Women Big Cars stars Kristy Swanson and Julie Warner in a dramedy about four soccer moms trying to keep their lives in balance.

Yahoo! Screen ( http://screen.yahoo.com).Burning Love, a popular send-up of dating shows such as TheBachelor, is

in its second season. Electric City, a stunning animated postapocalyptic sci-fi thriller, is co-produced by and

stars Tom Hanks.

YouTube ( www.youtube.com) Channels include Wigs, devoted to female-centric dramas starring Julia Stiles, America Ferrera, and Rosanna Arquette. And Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome, a prequel to Syfy's popular series, stars Luke Pasqualino as the young William Adama.

Netflix ( www.netflix.com). The pay site spent a reported $100 million on David Fincher's 13-episode political thriller, House of Cards, starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in a tense political thriller. The Office creator Ricky Gervais returns with Derek, a comedy about health-care workers in an assisted-living facility. It premieres this spring.

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