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Unblock Crazy Ex-Girlfriend From Anywhere

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is a musical comedy TV series which premiered in October’ 2015. The series was conceptualized by Rachel Bloom, who also stars as the main lead; in association with Aline Brosh McKenna for the CWTV channel. The show debuted to extremely positive reviews and even won Rachel Best Actress Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice awards.

Rebecca Bunch (played by Rachel Bloom), a New Yorker working at a law firm; is currently single but she still longs for her old flame Josh who dumped her over ten years ago. When Rebecca spots Josh in New York in 2015, she is willing to leave everything behind, including her job and New York City; to rekindle her relationship with him. She moves to West Covina, California, where Josh currently stays; and adjusts to a new life hoping that he would reciprocate her feelings. In this detailed article, you will learn how to watch the series from any part of the world with the help of a VPN or a SmartDNS service.

How To Watch Crazy Ex-Girlfriend?

Besides watching the series on Monday nights at 8 PM on the CWTV Channel, you can also stream it via the following hyperlink.

However, you must bear in mind that the above link is only meant for viewers residing within mainland United States. If you are a resident of another county (or an expat or tourist currently located elsewhere), you will come across the following error message while trying to stream the series from your current location:


Why CWTV Blocks Access To The Series Outside US?

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is not available for streaming outside US since CWTV has signed content sharing partnership agreements with multiple overseas channels. This kind of partnership is not rare these days since US based content creators want to distribute their shows globally and maximize their revenues. In return, they must ensure that viewers from outside US are not able to stream their shows through the internet. As is the common practice in the On-Demand industry, CWTV relies on checking the IP address of viewers to determine their location. If the IP happens to be from US, the viewer is allowed to stream the show but if it is from any other location, the viewer is redirected to the error page.

How To Watch Crazy Ex-Girlfriend From Any Location?

If you are a fan of comedy or musical shows and want to stream the series from a non-US location then you must hide your real location and IP address from CWTV. Although this can be done by using proxies, I recommend using a trusted VPN or SmartDNS service for the purpose. These services are specifically meant for hiding real IP addresses of users and are able to deliver ultra-fast speeds which are so much necessary to stream content in High Definition. Here is a guide to unlocking Crazy Ex-Girlfriend from any location:

Step 1) Subscribe to a VPN service which offers US IP addresses (or to a SmartDNS service which supports CWTV streaming). If you have no clue as to which services are suitable for streaming of On-Demand services, here are some recommendations from my side:

Step 2) Check for the order confirmation mail from your vendor and proceed to set up the service as per the instructions supplied. If you wish to stream the series on a computer then you can choose between installing a VPN client or manually configuring the service but as far as mobile devices are concerned, manual configuration is often the only option available. The good news is that manual setup of a VPN/SmartDNS service is pretty easy and just requires changing network settings of the device.

Step 3) Save the latest networking configuration and close the setup window. For mobile devices, you must also remember to close and restart the CWTV app.

Step 4) Test the newly set up VPN/SmartDNS service by clicking/tapping on its icon. For manually configured services, you must navigate to the Networking section and initiate the service from over there.

Step 5) As soon as the connection gets established, you will get a new IP address from your service provider. Before visiting the CWTV website, it is essential to verify that your new IP is from mainland United States otherwise you would see location related error messages all over again. A lot of VPN providers have servers throughout the world so there is no guarantee that you would get a US IP address by default.

Step 6) Once you have verified that your new IP address is from US, you are ready to stream Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (as well as other CWTV shows). Open the CWTV app (or your favorite browser) and stream the series from any corner of the world.

August 8, 2016

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