Hulu vs. Sling TV: Which Streaming Service is Right for You?

Family watching TVIf you’re looking at a live TV streaming service for the first time or thinking about making a switch from your current service, Hulu with Live and Sling TV are two great options. In this post, we’re breaking down some of the differences between these two services.

Plans and Pricing

Hulu with Live costs $54.99 per month.

Sling Orange + Bluecosts $45 per month after a first month discounted price of $35.

Channels

Here’s what you’ll be able to watch with a Hulu with Live or YouTube TV subscription.

Hulu with LiveSling TV Orange + Blue
A&EXX
ABCX
ABC NewsX
ACCNX
AMCX
Animal PlanetX
AXS TVX
BBC AmericaX
BETX
Big Ten NetworkX
Bloomberg TelevisionX
BoomerangX
BravoXX
Cartoon NetworkXX
CBSX
CBSNX
CBS Sports NetworkX
Cheddar BusinessXX
Cheddar NewsX
CNBCX
CNNXX
CNN InternationalX
Comedy CentralX
CometX
Cozi TVX
CWX
DiscoveryXX
DisneyXX
Disney JuniorX
Disney XDX
E!XX
Epix Drive-InX
ESPNXX
EPSN 2XX
ESPN 3X
ESPNewsX
ESPN UX
ESPN College ExtraX
ESPN Bases LoadedX
ESPN Goal LineX
Food NetworkXX
FOXXX
FOX BusinessX
Fox NewsXX
FS1XX
FS2X
FreeformXX
FuseX
FXXX
FXMX
FXXX
GolfX
HGTVXX
HistoryXX
HLNXX
IFCX
Investigation DiscoveryXX
LifetimeXX
Local NowX
MSNBCXX
Motor TrendXX
NASAX
National GeographicXX
Nat Geo WildX
NBCXX
NBCSNXX
NBC SportsX
NewsyX
NFL NetworkX
Nick JrX
Olympic ChannelX
OxygenX
ParamountX
PopX
SECX
Smithsonian ChannelX
StadiumX
SyFyXX
TBSXX
Turner Classic MoviesX
TelemundoX
TLCXX
TNTXX
TravelXX
Tru TVXX
Universal KidsX
USAXX
ViceXX

Simultaneous Viewing

Hulu with Live TV allows two simultaneous streams. There’s also an option to upgrade to Unlimited Screens for $9.99/month.

With the Sling Orange + Blue combo, you can watch on up to 4 screens at once.

Cloud DVR

Hulu with Live TV comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage to record and watch content. You can also upgrade to the Enhanced Cloud DVR package to increase your storage to 200 hours for $9.99/month.

Sling TV now offers 10 hours of DVR storage to every subscriber. You can also buy the Cloud DVR add-on for 50 hours of DVR space for $5/month.

Which live TV streaming service do you prefer? Let us know in the comments.

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