We may earn a commission from purchases through links on our site. You can learn more here.

DIRECTV NOW Will Have Local NBC Channels and NBCUniversal Channels

The-Blacklist-2014Today AT&T announced that their new DIRECTV NOW streaming service will have the NBCUniversal portfolio of networks. AT&T expects to launch DIRECTV NOW in the fourth quarter of this year. This is the first time local channels have been confirmed for the new DIRECTV NOW streaming service.

DIRECTV NOW is AT&T’s new Sling TV competitor that will offer live TV streamed to your media player. With the addition of NBCUniversal the new DIRECTV NOW service now has 100+ channels including the Disney family of channels, HBO, and Discovery Networks.

“AT&T  is an important distributor and we are pleased they recognize the value of NBCUniversal’s  leading portfolio of networks and will continue offering our unmatched lineup of entertainment, sports, news and Hispanic content,” stated Matt Bond, Chairman NBCUniversal Content Distribution.  “We are committed to growing our audiences, and we welcome the opportunity to offer our networks on DIRECTV NOW.”

“We’re pleased to extend our relationship with NBCU with this milestone agreement, which delivers their content across all of our platforms and products,” said Dan York, chief content officer for AT&T. “The NBCU family of networks will be available to AT&T customers for years to come and will also enhance our DIRECTV NOW streaming services and provide more great 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) sports content.”

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more news, tips, and reviews.

Need cord cutting tech support? Join our new Cord Cutting Tech Support Facebook Group for help.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, LLC stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

One Response to DIRECTV NOW Will Have Local NBC Channels and NBCUniversal Channels

  1. Avatar
    craig September 14, 2016 at 12:24 pm #

    They need a good roku app