You’ve Gotta Check Out Fancast! (Website Review)

FancastAs a mom of 5, sitting down and watching tv whenever I want is not an option. With all of our running around, I’m rarely home to enjoy Primetime TV every night. And 99% of the time, I forget to set the DVR before I leave the house.

Now when I forget, it’s no big deal! I’ve found something even better than my DVR. It’s Fancast, and it’s “Fancastic”! (Like my clever little play on words?)

More Information on Fancast
Taken from the Fancast website:

  • Fancast is THE top entertainment site dedicated to celebrating television. Fancast gives fans instant access to an extensive video collection of television shows, movies, trailers and clips, so they can tune-in, catch-up and critique their favorite television programming. Fancast also offers comprehensive editorial and blog coverage with in-depth recaps and analysis on what’s hot and happening everyday in the world of television and entertainment.
  • Fancast debuted in January 2008 and now has more than 10,000 hours of online video programming. There are more than 60,000 videos available, including over 13,000 full-length tv shows!
  • Fancast is not only an agnostic online video site, aggregating tv content from more than 100 sources, but Fancast has more TV extras than any other site including: pictorials, blogs, listings, live chats and Q&A’s with stars, and much more.

My Review of Fancast
The One2One Network invited me to join in on a blog tour featuring Fancast. Prior to their email, I hadn’t heard of Fancast. But a website that will allow me to watch the shows that I want to watch on my own time sounds like it’s right up my alley! I really wish I’d found out about Fancast earlier – especially during the time when we didn’t have tv! I could have kept up with all my favorite shows any time I wanted to.

There are several things I love about Fancast:

  • Besides having the brand new episodes of my favorite shows – like Bones, Survivor: Samoa, Medium, and Monk – they also have full episodes of some of my favorite shows from way back when – like Growing Pains, Alf, Family Ties, and The Dick Van Dyke Show. Plus, they even have cartoons that I watched as a kid that I can share with my kids. I almost flipped when I saw they had a Rocky & Bullwinkle video on there!
  • The show titles can easily be searched by letter, network, or by genre. It’s really easy to find exactly what you’re looking for.
  • Fancast doesn’t just show tv shows. The site will have you on information overload and loving every minute of it! There are movies to watch, news and gossip, trailers, blogs, q&a with the stars, and so much more. There’s even a store if you’d like to buy your favorite movies to have forever!
  • Fancast is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. That means I can watch what I want when I want. Or when I can! If Parker’s up late, and there’s nothing on tv, I head to Fancast to catch up on an episode I missed or relive the good old days with a good old-fashioned rerun.

The only thing I would suggest to Fancast would be to add even more of the good old shows. I’d love to watch the old episodes of The Patty Duke Show and the Donna Reed Show that I used to watch late at night on Nick at Nite. And, PLEASE add in the new episodes of The Amazing Race!

I have had a ball on Fancast, and I’m certain that you’re going to love it too. Head on over to Fancast and find out what you’ve been missing! It’s free, so you haven’t got a thing to lose!

Disclaimer: The One2One Network asked me to give my honest review of Fancast. I was not paid or compensated in any way, but I have been entered into a drawing for a gift certificate by putting up this post. The chance for the gift certificate has not influenced my opinion in any way.

Angie Vinez (2872 Posts)

Angie is a wife and mother to 8. Her life revolves around cooking, cleaning, laundry, and other household duties. She is passionate about her life in Christ and wants to encourage other mothers in their own walk of faith. Angie is active on many social media networks, loves technology, photography, and graphic design, and loves creating blog designs for other mom bloggers.



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