11/18/2014 01:41 EST | Updated 11/18/2014 02:59 EST

Shomi TV Shows: Top 10 Television Choices On Rogers' And Shaw's Streaming Service


By now, you've probably heard about Rogers' and Shaw's new streaming service, Shomi. A rival to Netflix Canada, Shomi will offer 12,000 hours of streamable content in its first year, with hundreds of movies and multiple seasons of some of TV's most engaging shows.

Currently free for Rogers and Shaw customers with specific cable TV packages (certain conditions apply), Shomi will cost $8.99 a month for everyone else, after a free trial. Shomi's help section says the best quality stream will consume up to 2.6 gigabytes per hour, while the lowest quality stream goes through up to 700 megabytes an hour. Rogers and Shaw TV customers can also access Shomi through their set-top box, which doesn't incur any data fees.

But what can you watch on Shomi that you can't already watch on Netflix Canada? Lots, it turns out. Marni Shulman, the Head of Content and Programming for Shomi, has given us her top 10 TV show picks (in no particular order):

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