Here are 11 premium-cable and streaming series worth paying
By Kenny Herzog
Special to MSN TV
It's a brave new world on cable TV. Basic-package channels like AMC and FX
have commandeered a good chunk of prestige away from HBO and Showtime.
Meanwhile, both of those longstanding powerhouses continue pushing back with
stellar programming, all while Cinemax, Starz and other subscriber networks
bolster their repertoire of original series (even if, as with Starz, they're
kind of in between quality flagships). Oh, and let's not forget Netflix and
other streaming and/or Web-based services' overnight intrusion into this Wild
It's enough to make one wonder what shows, if any, are actually worth forking
over extra monthly scratch for? It's just our two cents, but here are 11
potential answers to that very valid inquiry, along with three reasons why they
justify your investment by providing quality television and ensuring you're not
poor on timely pop-culture conversation.
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