This is a short list of websites which broadcast TV shows. However, with just these, you might realise that you do not need cable television after all.
Livestation: a free stand-alone player which will allow you to hundreds of news channels and radio channels. Among others are: CBC, RAI NEWS, FRANCE 24, CSPAN, ITV, RUSSIA TODAY.
Series and Films
www.hulu.com: For a comprehensive serving of current television shows.
The Simpsons, Lost, Family Guy, Saturday Night Live etc…
Planet of the Apes, Fever Pitch, The Madness of King George.
Click here for the alphabetical list.
www.justin.tv: this website points to live sports events.
In general, visit the website of the channel which broadcasts your show.