Figure out the perfect streaming service for you using the precise science that is astrology.
There’s plenty of competition on the streaming market, so how could one possibly decide which service would be best for them? Compare prices? Look up content? Read reviews? That sounds like a lot of work. Why not simply rely on astrology to guide your choices?
If you’re the type of person who reads their horoscope religiously, you already know that zodiac signs can tell us a lot about ourselves. They reveal personality traits, pinpoint hidden talents and even forewarn you of upcoming challenges. As such, we’ve decided to do our best to match the 12 zodiac signs with the streaming services that best suit them, based on the detailed descriptions provided by astrology.com. Let the fun begin.
As an Aries, you have strong leadership skills and a magnetic personality. You’re not afraid to experience new territory or launch new trends. Even better, others are likely to follow in your footsteps, as your charisma is the stuff of dreams. Plus, you’re naturally enthusiastic and energetic, so you tackle challenges head on and can display an impressive amount of courage at a moment’s notice. On the down side, you can also be a tad impulsive and blunt, but you’re working on it.
Since you’re clearly a trendsetter, the perfect streaming service for you would be Foxtel Now. Besides providing direct access to Foxtel’s live channels, it also allows you to watch content on demand, so you can always be on top of the buzziest new shows, including HBO darlings like Sharp Objects and Patrick Melrose. Just make sure you go for the Drama or Pop Packs. Not only that, but it’s also the only service that allows you to watch tons of sports live via the internet – and we already know you’re very into that.
If you’re a Taurus, you love a good reward and like to revel in delicious excess. You’re into all the good things in life, whether we’re talking a delicious meal, some fine wine or a well-crafted prestige drama. You’re persistent, loyal, easygoing and dependable – all the good things. On the other hand, you can also find yourself stuck every now and then, but your dedication to getting the job done usually helps you move forward.
As any Taurus relishes in comfort and excess, you can’t go wrong with Amazon Prime Video. It’s free with an Amazon Prime membership, which comes with heaps of perks like two-day shipping and exclusive deals. On the streaming side, you can catch up with critical hits like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Looming Tower, Transparent and Fleabag. Life is good.
Geminis love to talk. They’re curious and eager to know more about everything under the sun and they’re not afraid to share that information with those around them. They care about their personal relationships deeply and can easily see both sides of an issue, which helps them relate to others with ease. Furthermore, they have a great imagination and are usually the life of the party. That being said, they’re also occasionally restless and fickle, but that’s just because of their dual nature.
For a Gemini, hayu is the obvious choice, due to their nosiness. They can pick between thousands of episodes from popular reality series, some fast-tracked from the US. Below Deck, Southern Charm, Keeping Up with the Kardashians – whatever you’re craving, hayu has your fix. Or, if your curiosity is of a more intellectual nature, you can pair your hayu with DocPlay, which offers hundreds of documentaries for the curious mind. Get them both and your dual nature will be more than satisfied.
As a Cancer, you love to spend time at home and value family above all else. You’re kind, tenacious, sensitive and quick to show your affection. Moreover, you never say no to helping others in need and like to care for your friends and family, which makes you a pleasure to be around. You can also be crabby and retreat to your own little shell every now and then, but some support for your loved ones should get you through the tough times.
Since you love being at home you likely need a huge catalogue of TV shows and movies to choose from. Hence, Netflix is a natural pick for you. From creepy documentaries to original series like Stranger Things and GLOW, the service has something for everyone. Even better, you can share it with the entire family, as the platform is easy to use and comes with a ton of kids’ shows to keep the little ones happy for hours on end.
Leos love to be the center of attention, which makes them pretty much impossible to miss. They love the spotlight and are tremendously ambitious. Their sense of power can help them accomplish great things. They’re enthusiastic, generous are and natural leaders, with an impressive ability to inspire others. On the downside, they can have a flair for the dramatics. But with such a magnetic personality, who could really blame them?
Since Leos are always on the go, subscribing to a streaming service might not be such a good idea. They’ll likely end up with a watch list they never have time to devour. Sticking to catch-up services to satisfy your binging needs should be sufficient, especially since a lot of them offer entire seasons to binge-watch, like The Handmaid’s Tale (SBS on Demand), Killing Eve (ABC iView) or The Resident (7Plus).
The Libra zodiac sign hates to be alone and will always choose the company of others. Libras epitomise balance and fair play, so people are naturally drawn to them. Moreover, they hate conflict and avoid it whenever possible. As a result, life with a Libra is pretty peaceful. All in all, they love all the refined things in life, including beautiful folks who can sustain a conversation. They can also appear vain or gossipy due to their interest in others, but once you get to know them you figure out they just care a lot.
As you might have guessed, hayu is the perfect pick for Libras. Reality shows are known to feature beautiful people and reveal a lot of information about what makes humans tick, so there’s no wonder you’re drawn to them. Pair your favourite show with a glass of wine and you can feel in the company of others even if you’re alone for the night.
If you’re a Virgo, you’re methodical and efficient, with a sharp mind, a great sense of duty and strong attention to detail. Those born under the sign are very energetic, both physically and mentally. Plus, they are truly interested in understanding how things work and are known to use their critical eye well. They can be extremely picky about their choices – whether we’re talking material stuff, friends, or entertainment.
For Virgos, Stan is an excellent choice. The streaming platform’s catalogue of content is the perfect combo between new hits like Vida or Smilf and beloved classics like Supernatural, Veronica Mars and Seinfeld. You won’t even have to exercise your critical eye that much, since there are plenty of quality binges at your fingertips, some fast-tracked from the US. Plus, the fact that it’s an Australian service will likely appeal to your sense of duty. It’s a win-win.
Scorpios are adept investigators, with an unstoppable curiosity and a constant need to get to the bottom of things. Those born under this sign like to live life on their own terms, which also means that they’re stubborn and determined to succeed at all costs. Clever, passionate and perceptive, you’re not usually keen on showing emotion, so people have to dig deep to figure out what you really feel. On the downside, Scorpios can become vengeful at times, so others should know better than to cross them.
As a Scorpio, your inquisitive nature makes you crave a lot of content in your spare time and your interests can vary from one month to the next. As a result, Netflix should be a safe bet, since its large catalogue will provide enough material to satisfy your changing moods. Plus, the platform offers several crime/mystery shows that will put your mind at work – including Dark, The Fall and Broadchurch.
As a Sagittarius, knowledge fuels your broad-minded approach to life. You’re eager to discover the meaning of life, a clear thinker who doesn’t shy away from debating the big questions and become argumentative when the circumstances call for it. Those born under this zodiac sign are also generous, optimistic and just, which helps them attract others with ease. On the other hand, a Sagittarius can quickly become prey to the likes of foot-in-mouth disease, so they need to learn to keep their impulses in check.
If you’ve recognised yourself in the description, you’re likely looking for something to quench your thirst for knowledge. A Foxtel Now subscription with the Docos Pack should do the trick. You’ll instantly gain access to lots of excellent documentaries that are sure to gauge your interest. Besides, you can always add Drama or Pop in the mix to spice things up.
Capricorns are all about hard work. They’re keen on getting the job done, regardless of how much time they need to spend at the office. Ambitious and determined, those born under this zodiac sign are very practical and perseverant. They see life as a big project and they have the discipline and motivation to chase after their biggest dreams. However, this can also make them egotistical and domineering – but hey, how else are you going to get to the top?
For a Capricorn, time is of the essence, which should make them extremely interested in YouTube Premium. Since you likely have little time to engage in lengthy binge-watching sessions, the occasional YouTube Original like Kobra Cai or Ryan Hansen Solves Crime on Television should be enough to satisfy your entertainment needs. Plus, the service also includes offline viewing, an ad-free experience and background play, which can actually save you time in the long run. Think of all the TED Talks you’ll be able to listen to more easily when out and about.
Those born under the Aquarius zodiac sign are visionaries eager to make the world a better place. They spend a lot of time thinking about how things can improve and love to engage in meaningful conversations with other like-minded individuals. They’re inventive, inspiring, creative and always ready to try something new. Aquarians are generally kind and altruistic, but can also get temperamental and unpredictable, especially when they’re focusing on a new idea they’re not ready to share with the world just yet.
Since Aquarians love to try new and shiny things, Amazon Prime Video should be right up their alley. While the streaming service has been around for a while, Amazon Prime just launched in Australia, so getting a membership should definitely be on your to-do list. The fact that you also get access to view shows and movies as part of the deal is a bonus.
Pisces are selfless, spiritual, sensitive and easy-going. They’re focused on their inner journey and tend to be spiritually oriented. That being said, Pisces are also incredibly compassionate, so they connect with others without difficulty. If you were born under this zodiac sign, you have a big imagination and can be very creative. On the downside, Pisces can get lost in daydreams, which may sometimes stand in the way of them getting things done.
For Pisces, Stan should be the natural choice. Due to their imaginative nature, they’ll find a lot of suitable content on the platform – including surreal shows like Preacher, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams or Twin Peaks, to only name a few. Get the Standard Plan and share it with a loved one, so it doesn’t go to waste when your inner life proves more interesting than the outside world.
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