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

Woman watching TVIf you’re thinking about switching streaming services or subscribing to a live TV streaming service for the first time, there are a few basic questions you’ll want to answer. In this post, we’re taking a look at some of the basics of Hulu with Live and YouTube TV.

Plans and Pricing

Hulu with Live costs $54.99 per month.

YouTube TV subscription costs $49.99 per month.

Channels

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

Hulu with Live YouTube TV
A&E X
ABC X X
ABC News X
ACCN X X
Adult Swim X
AMC X
Animal Planet X X
BBC America X
BBC World News X
Big Ten Network X X
Boomerang X
Bravo X X
Cartoon Network X X
CBS X X
CBSN X
CBS Sports Network X X
Cheddar Big News X
Cheddar Business X X
Cheddar News X
CNBC X X
CNBC World X
CNN X X
CNN International X
Comet TV X
Cozi TV X X
CW X X
Discovery X X
Disney X X
Disney Junior X X
Disney XD X X
E! X X
ESPN X X
EPSN 2 X X
ESPNews X X
ESPN U X X
ESPN College Extra X
ESPN Bases Loaded X
ESPN Goal Line X
Food Network X X
FOX X X
FOX Business X X
Fox News X X
Fox Sports X
FS1 X X
FS2 X X
Freeform X X
FX X X
FXM X X
FXX X X
Golf X X
HGTV X X
History X
HLN X X
IFC X
Investigation Discovery X X
LAFC X
Lifetime X
Local Now X
MLB Game of the Week X
MLB Network X
MSNBC X X
Motor Trend X X
MyNetwork TV X
NASA X
National Geographic X X
Nat Geo Wild X X
NBA TV X
NBC X X
NBCSN X X
NBC Sports X
NBC Universo X
NECN X
NESN X
Olympic Channel X X
Orlando City X
OWN X
Oxygen X X
PBS X
PBS Kids X
Pop X X
SEC X X
Smithsonian Channel X X
SNY X
StartTV X
Sundance TV X
SyFy X X
Tastemade X
TBS X X
Tennis Channel X
Turner Classic Movies X X
Telemundo X X
TLC X X
TNT X X
Travel X X
Tru TV X X
TYT X
Universal Kids X X
USA X X
Vice X
WE TV X
YES X
Yes Network X

Simultaneous Viewing

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

YouTube TV allows you to stream simultaneously on up to 3 devices. You’ll also have the option to set up 6 profiles for each account, so everyone in the family can personalize their profile with their favorite content.

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.

A YouTube TV subscription comes with a Cloud DVR with unlimited storage. You can record shows simultaneously and watch from any of your devices.

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

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