Is Hulu with Live Still Worth it After The Price Hike? We Take a Look…

Veronica Mars HuluHulu just announced that they’ll be raising the price of Hulu with Live to $54.99 on December 18, 2019. Will this live TV streaming service be worth it at the higher price?

The most recent report of subscriber numbers showed that Hulu is currently the top live TV streaming service with 2.7 million subscribers. Now the question is whether Hulu can sustain that growth with a $10 price hike.

Here’s what you’ll get for $54.99/month, starting December 18th.

Hulu with Live offers over 60 channels. Those include the major broadcast networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox, along with cable channels like Bravo, CNN, HGTV, and ESPN. You can find the full breakdown of channels compared to what you’ll get with other live TV streaming services on our comparison chart.

You can play Hulu content on the following on the following devices.

  • Mac and PC
  • iOS devices
  • Android devices
  • Roku
  • Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Chromecast
  • Xbox
  • Samsung TV (select models)
  • LG TV (select models)
  • Nintendo Switch

Hulu with Live also includes 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage which can be upgraded to 200 hours with an additional monthly fee. You can watch on two devices simultaneously or use the Unlimited Screens add-on for an additional monthly fee.

If you’re a current Hulu with Live subscriber and unhappy with the upcoming price increase, Hulu has a suggestion. In the announcement, Hulu gave a reminder that subscribers can switch from the Live TV plan to the ad-supported or ad-free versions of Hulu at any time. For example, you can switch to live to watch football season, then switch to the lower priced options after.

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