Rotten Tomatoes Launches Fresh Daily on Quibi for All Your Binge-Watching Needs

Running through your watchlist? Our new daily show launches Monday and will cut through the clutter to give you the best TV, streaming, and movies to watch right now.

by | April 2, 2020 | Comments

New Rotten Tomatoes recommendation show Fresh Daily arrives this April with one mission: to keep your streaming queue brimming with the best and buzziest movies and shows out there.

And only the best.

Fresh Daily, which launches on mobile-only streaming service Quibi on April 6, offers a daily, highly curated breakdown of the hottest films and TV available to watch right now. Leaning into the “quick-bite” Quibi format (nothing runs over 10-minutes on the new service), the show cuts through the clutter to focus on only the best new offerings available and – using the Tomatometer, Audience Score, and lively debate and discussion between our hosts – whether it’s worth your time. All in five or six minutes.

The new series is hosted by Aussie entertainment reporter, Geek Bomb founder, and Star Wars fanatic Maude Garrett, and Andre Meadows, whom fans will know from YouTube channel Black Nerd Comedy, his acting and voice work, and his recent passionate advocacy for Cats. (Yes, that Cats.) Every weekday, they will run through the best of what’s available that day, dive deep into a buzzy movie or show, and leave us with their own personal Fresh Picks for what to watch if we’re still craving more.

“Bingeing and streaming is at an all-time high, especially given the current situation, and new movies are releasing early at home,” Meadows says. “But I bet there are people out there, like myself, who can get overwhelmed by the huge number of choices. We’ll be there every day to tell you about the latest movies and TV shows to check out (or avoid) on streaming and VOD, plus look back at some classics. We scrub through the buffet of binge to bring the best to you.”

For Garrett, the show is a perfect match for a mobile-only service: “I watch informative video content mostly on my phone these days (usually while watching something else on TV). I like to get my daily news and info quickly, as part of my morning routine, so I think Quibi’s quick-bite formula is pretty on point with the times.”

Fresh Daily arrives as part of Quibi’s suite of Daily Essentials, which features news and lifestyle programming from some of the most trusted brands and names in media to keep you informed, healthy, and entertained every day. Every day, the BBC keeps you up on global news, Rachel Hollis inspires you, E! News delivers trending pop culture and brings celebrity musings into focus, and Rotten Tomatoes cuts through the endless movie, TV, and streaming options.

Quibi will also offer Movies in Chapters from some of the biggest names in entertainment (among them Fifty States of Fright from Sam Raimi) and a collection of unscripted series and documentaries, including Chrissy‘s Court starring Chrissy Teigen. Quibi aims to launch 175 shows in its first year.

When Fresh Daily debuts, it will look very different than originally envisioned – at least for the next little while. The show, a co-production between Rotten Tomatoes and the NBCU Digital Lab, was set to shoot at Universal on a newly-built, fan-inspired set, but with COVID-19 impacting film and TV production across the world, the team pivoted to working remotely and shooting Maude and Andre at home. They’ll be on their couches bingeing through the crisis, just like the rest of us.

The duo, who regularly produce their own video content for about 1.5 million fans across their YouTube and social channels, are taking the work-from-home challenge in stride.

“Luckily, Andre and I are both content creators so the notion of setting up, filming, and uploading content from home is something we regularly do for our respective channels,” Garrett says. “We had the Fresh Daily space set up in a couple of days, and we’re one-person teaming up the whole production!”

“We’ve been working hard at Rotten Tomatoes during this time when so many people are stuck home to help them find great things to watch to keep them and their families entertained,” Rotten Tomatoes Editor-in-Chief Joel Meares says. “Fresh Daily arrives at just the right time to be an extension of these efforts. You can tune in every day for just a few minutes and quickly learn if a show everyone’s talking about is right for you, discover a few hidden gems, and be entertained in the process.”

Fresh Daily premieres April 6. New episodes drop weekdays at 6.30am ET / 3.30am PT. Quibi is offering a 90-day free trial to those who sign up between now and April 20

Synopsis: Fresh Daily by Rotten Tomatoes helps you navigate today's endless sea of content. A daily conversation around the latest news,... [More]
Starring: Maude Garrett

Tag Cloud

Tomatazos what to watch NYCC singing competition DirecTV 21st Century Fox TCA Winter 2020 spanish language Summer Toys romantic comedy halloween GLAAD WGN Martial Arts all-time TBS Polls and Games Travel Channel Interview SundanceTV directors binge Drama psychological thriller Sneak Peek Nominations die hard Turner Tubi The Purge TV Land psycho golden globes a nightmare on elm street Emmy Nominations Superheroe YouTube Red cancelled TV series President technology blaxploitation talk show Year in Review Television Academy DC Universe Acorn TV Showtime Apple TV Plus The CW independent FX on Hulu 20th Century Fox Universal based on movie Fantasy History batman HBO Max criterion cops RT History dragons FXX animated cats Disney Plus 45 Musicals TIFF christmas movies Creative Arts Emmys Disney streaming service Podcast Set visit Ghostbusters GIFs CMT E! DGA American Society of Cinematographers chucky Quiz APB elevated horror SDCC Crunchyroll comics Classic Film Grammys game show richard e. Grant witnail Syfy Mystery Amazon Prime jamie lee curtis Logo dark TNT revenge cooking critics breaking bad quibi thriller zombies Superheroes green book Opinion teaser Western New York Comic Con aliens Pride Month reboot Writers Guild of America Binge Guide sitcom Holidays Teen 71st Emmy Awards screen actors guild cinemax mutant Chernobyl Crackle cancelled television children's TV Kids & Family 2019 Hear Us Out Hallmark FOX Infographic Box Office cars politics Arrowverse Trophy Talk MCU Countdown ESPN Pet Sematary Apple TV+ ABC sequel Spring TV Mary poppins Winners medical drama Disney+ Disney Plus Comedy dramedy Paramount Network X-Men comiccon best Lifetime Shudder Winter TV Baby Yoda Netflix YA Esquire ratings harry potter book sports Ellie Kemper hist VICE USA CBS comic El Rey Britbox adaptation Marathons Turner Classic Movies Hulu See It Skip It south america Epix Pirates Vudu award winner period drama renewed TV shows Mindy Kaling Red Carpet Captain marvel Amazon Studios Rocketman Awards Tour strong female leads Sci-Fi San Diego Comic-Con Dark Horse Comics spinoff Bravo CBS All Access kids romance composers Food Network Marvel Television stand-up comedy facebook RT21 space LGBT justice league NBC nature Music Mudbound BAFTA 2016 tv talk First Look Oscars vampires mission: impossible Sundance Now Walt Disney Pictures Cosplay Biopics police drama National Geographic transformers Avengers Apple Reality Competition unscripted serial killer Pixar Amazon stoner supernatural crime drama documentary Extras spain Election Photos 24 frames dc The Walking Dead Super Bowl VH1 Valentine's Day 2020 Academy Awards Musical ITV Video Games streaming MSNBC crossover Rocky Funimation Rom-Com IFC finale parents mockumentary screenings Character Guide miniseries Song of Ice and Fire USA Network festivals true crime Netflix Christmas movies AMC Warner Bros. Fall TV free movies Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt CNN sag awards political drama TLC Star Wars hispanic Best and Worst toy story doctor who 2015 DC Comics The Witch GoT Hallmark Christmas movies Tarantino Awards reviews TCM Marvel Premiere Dates social media Cartoon Network blockbuster Pop BBC America Nickelodeon Emmys indie YouTube WarnerMedia Sony Pictures Women's History Month Mary Poppins Returns Mary Tyler Moore Paramount casting Lucasfilm crime thriller CW Seed Lionsgate Disney A&E Brie Larson Tumblr anthology canceled 4/20 werewolf Anna Paquin Shondaland TCA 2017 movies science fiction PBS Elton John war Sundance OneApp ghosts Masterpiece diversity Film Thanksgiving spy thriller cancelled Endgame ABC Family HBO Ovation Pop TV adventure DC streaming service crime Stephen King series historical drama versus Amazon Prime Video cartoon Film Festival slashers Cannes concert scary movies video BBC One PaleyFest TV renewals MTV Marvel Studios dogs First Reviews Discovery Channel Reality franchise The Arrangement disaster Schedule BET Black History Month Sundance TV docudrama Freeform Action Lifetime Christmas movies OWN TruTV television Rock Comics on TV game of thrones cults canceled TV shows natural history Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Certified Fresh A24 Comedy Central Starz cancelled TV shows Comic Book movie foreign comedies Star Trek biography Adult Swim TCA dceu Trivia Spike Country zero dark thirty Holiday joker Black Mirror Fox News spider-man latino travel Christmas universal monsters Trailer E3 discovery IFC Films Spectrum Originals child's play zombie name the review Animation Calendar 007 Heroines Peacock Watching Series BBC anime Family Nat Geo rotten movies we love SXSW LGBTQ FX robots 2017 2018 TV Horror asian-american boxoffice theme song YouTube Premium Disney Channel Columbia Pictures