3 great Hulu shows to watch instead of Super Bowl 2024

The 2024 Super Bowl is almost here, and most Americans will probably be watching the big game. But if you’re not a sports fan, even Super Bowl commercials may not be able to entice you. Luckily, Hulu subscribers can choose their own alternative viewing options on Super Bowl Sunday.

With so many shows at your disposal, there’s plenty to watch besides the Super Bowl. We’ve narrowed our choices down to the three best Hulu shows to watch during the Super Bowl. Our selection is action-packed, but there are also ones suitable for comedy and romance lovers.

Echoes (2024)

Marvel Studios

Marvel shows don’t usually stream on Hulu, but we suspect they do Echo is a rare exception as Marvel Studios looks to increase the series’ numbers. Alaqua Cox reprized her role as Maya Lopez after her first appearance in Eagle Eye. In the series, Maya learns that her adoptive uncle, Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio), engineered the death of her father, William Lopez (Zahn McClarnon). Out of a desire for revenge, Maya shot Fisk right in the face.

Echo takes place several months later as Maya tries to reconnect with the family she left decades ago. Meanwhile, Fisk is still alive and he wants to bring Maya back to his group. Even though Fisk claims to love and care for Maya, he won’t take no for an answer.

Watch Echo on Upstream.

Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008-2009)

Cast of Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Warner Bros. Television

It seems like it’s been happening my whole life Game of Thrones‘ Lena Headey plays the main character in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. It may have been a short-lived sci-fi TV series, but it was still more fun than the last two Terminator films. As usual in this franchise, time travel messes with the timeline again, as Sarah (Headey) and her son, John (Thomas Dekker), actually skip several years with their new Terminator counterpart, Cameron (Summer Glau).

Due to this jump to 2007, Sarah lives beyond her death date and realizes that the threat of Skynet is far from over. However, the Connor family has a more pressing problem in the form of Cromartie (Garret Dillahunt), a T-888 Terminator who is still determined to kill them both. And Cromartie isn’t the only current Terminator looking to change the future.

Watch Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles on Upstream.

Moonlight (1985-1989)

Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd in Moonlight.

If you’re not looking for action in your Super Bowl alternative, maybe you’ll like it Moonlighta unique mix of comedy, romance and mystery. Die HardThe series’ Bruce Willis stars as David Addison and Cybil Shepherd as Madolyn “Maddie” Hayes, a former model facing bankruptcy. Maddie’s final asset is the City of Angels Detective Agency, which employs David as its lead detective.

David convinces Maddie to keep the business, and they solve the mystery together in a new partnership. The series is also known for the complex romantic dynamic between Maddie and David, which doesn’t always end well. The show is only available to stream on Hulu, and it’s the kind of classic series that’s worth a long watch.

Watch Moonlight on Upstream.

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