This seems to be the watch TV Online day today here on Ghacks. It's crazy how all those sites pop up on the same day. Peekvid offers more than 700 episodes of well know TV series like 24, Buffy, Desperate Housewives, Family Guy and so on free of charge. You can view them online or even download them to your PC. I'm not sure if this site will be online much longer but enjoy it will it's there.
The quality of the episodes is real good, you don' have an option to view the TV show episodes in full screen though, but you can at least resize the browser window to increase or decrease the player's size.
Update: The Peekvid website is no longer available, and we have removed the link pointing to it as a consequence. It was shut down in February 2007 under mysterious circumstances. Many assumed that the shut down was caused by legal action against the site, but that was never confirmed by the site's operators.
We suggest you take a look at Channel Chooser instead which is offering access to more than 1000 different TV stations and streams. While you will find many local TV stations on the site, you also find popular TV channel streams there, for instance ESPN with Nascar or The CW with TV shows.
If you are into sports, you can try the Chrome Live Sport extension for the Chrome browser. It supports among other sports Football, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball and Volleyball. When it comes to football, you get all the major European leagues, internationals, and Champions League.
Another excellent software that you can use to watch TV online is Sopcast. It is a software that offers access to hundreds of streams that you can watch for free. While the quality may not be the best in many cases, it may still be one of the only options available when it comes to watching live sports events, other events, or regular TV channels for free.
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