PlayStation Vue vs Philo vs FuboTV vs Hulu vs Sling TV vs YouTube TV vs Watch TV vs AT&T TV NOW – Updated September 2019

family with little girl sitting on couch watching tvWe often get asked what is the best live TV streaming service. The truth is there is no best option out there. Each person has different wants and needs. So we want to give you all the information and let you decided what’s right for you. In this guide we look at Watch TV, FuboTV, PhiloAT&T TV NOWSling TV, Hulu’s live TV betaYouTube TV, and PlayStation Vue with the hopes that we will make picking the right live TV streaming service easier.

*Note this list is up to date (as best as we can make it) as of September 2nd, 2019.

Are you on a mobile device? Struggling to see the chart? Here is a PDF you can download for easier viewing.

First you should look at which of these services works on the devices you own:

Streaming PlayerSling TVPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVHuluFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
RokuXX X XXXX
Fire TVXXX* XXXX
Apple TVXXX XXXXX
ChromecastXXXXXX
iOSXXXXXXXX
Android Phones/TabletXXXXXXXX
Android TVX X XX XX
Xbox OneX XX
PlayStation 4X

Next what channels each service offers:

ChannelSling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
ABC*XXXX
CBS*XXXXX
FOX*XXXXXX
NBC*XXXXXX
CW*XXXXX
AccuWeatherX
ACC NetworkXXXX
 AXS TV X X
A&EXXXXX
AMCXXX XXX
American Heroes ChannelXXXXX
Animal PlanetXXXX XX
AspireX
AudienceXX
Baby TVXX X
Babyfirst TVX
BBC AmericaXXX XXX
BBC World NewsX X XXXX
BeIN Sports XXX
BeIN Sports en EspanolXX
BETXXXXX
BET HerXX
Big Ten NetworkXXX XX
Blaze TVX
Bloomberg TelevisionX XX
Sling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
BoomerangX XX XX
BravoXXX XXX
Campus InsiderX
Cartoon Network/Adult SwimXXXX XXX
CBS Sports NetX X XX X
CBSNX
Cheddar XXXXX X
Cheddar Big NewsXXXXXX
CinemaxX X XX
CMTXXXX
CNBCXXXXXX
CNBC WorldXXXX
CNNXXXX XXX
CNN InternationalXX
Comedy CentralXXXXX
Comedy TV
CometXXXX
Cooking ChannelXXXX
Cowboy ChannelX
Sling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
Cozi TVXXXX
Crime & Investigation
Destination AmericaXXXXX
DiscoveryXXXXXXX
Discovery FamilyXXX X
Discovery LifeXXX X
Disney ChannelXXXXX
Disney JuniorXXXXX
Disney XDXXXXX
DIY NetworkX XXX
Duck TVX
E!XXXXXX
El Rey
Eleven Sports XX
EPIXXX
EPIX Drive-InXX
EPIX HitsXXX
EPIX2XX
ESPNXXXXX
Sling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
ESPN 2XXXXX
ESPN Bases LoadedX X
ESPN Deportes XX X
ESPN Goal LineXX
ESPN NewsX XXXX
ESPN UXXXXX
EuronewsX
Family ChannelX
Fla MaX
FM
Food NetworkXXXXXXX
Fox BusinessXXXXX
Fox College SportsXX
Fox DeportesXX
Fox News ChannelXXXX X
Fox Regional Sports NetworksXXX XX
Fox Soccer PlusXX
France 24X
Free SpeechX
Sling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
FreeFormX XXX X
FS1XXXXXX
FS2XXXXXX
FuboTV NetworkX
FuseXX
FusionX X
FXXXXXXX
FXMXXXXX
FXXXXXXXX
FYIXXXXX
GalavisionXX
Golf ChannelX XXX XX
Great America
GSN XXX
Hallmark, Drama, &  MoviesX XX XXX
HBO XXX
HDNet MoviesX
HGTVXXXX XXX
HistoryXXXXX
Sling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
Hi-Yah!X
HLNXXXX XXX
IFCXXXXXX
Investigation DiscoveryXXXXXX
LifetimeXXXXX
Lifetime MoviesXXXXX
Local NowXXX
LogoXXX
MachinimaX
MTV ClassicXX
MLB NetworkX X X
MSG/MSG+XX
MSNBCXXXX XX
MTVXXXXX
MTV 2XXX
MTV LiveXX
Nat GeoXXXXXX
Nat Geo WildXXXX XX
NBA TV XX XX
Sling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
NBC Sports NetworkXXXXXX
NBC SportsnetX X XX XX
NDTVX
NESN XX
News18X
NewsmaxX
NewsyXX X
NFL NetworkXX X
NHL NetworkX
Nick Jr.XXXX
NickelodeonXXXX
NicktoonsXXXX
OAN / AWE
Olympic Channel X XXXXX
Outdoor ChannelXX
Outside TVXXX
OvationX
OWNXXXX
OxygenXXXXXX
Pac-12X X
Sling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
ParamountXXXX
PokerX
Pop XX X X X
Pursuit Channel
RevoltX XXXX
RFDTVX
Ride TVX
RT NetworkX
Science ChannelXXXXX
SEC NetworkXXXXX
Showtime X XX XX
Start TVXX
SmithsonianXXXX
SNYXXXXX
Sony Movie ChannelXX
SportsmanXX
SproutXXX XX
StadiumXXX
Sundance TVXX XXXX
SyFyXXXX XX
Sling TVHuluPS VueAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
TastemadeXXX
TBSXXXX XXX
TeenNickXX X
TelemundoX
Tennis ChannelX X
TLCXXXXXXX
TNTXXXX XXX
Travel ChannelXXXXXX
Tru TVXXXX XXX
Turner Classic MoviesXXX X XXX
TV LandXXXXX
UnimasXX
UniversoXX
UnivisionX
Univision DeportesX
UP FamilyXX
USAXXXX XX
MotortrendXXXXXXX
VH1XXXXX
VibrantX
VicelandXXXXx
VMEX
WE tvXXXXXx
Weather ChannelX
WeatherNation X
YES X X XX XX

*Please check the website of services you want to try to see what locals are offered in your area.
*fuboTV, AT&T TV NOW, & Sling TV include several international packages.
*Hulu also includes access to Hulu’s on-demand service.
*Found an error? Please email us and we will fix it.

Number of Streams **Note: Philo has announced plans to add Apple TV & Fire TV this summer. *Note: Chromecast will work on any Chromecast supported device like Android TV.

Sling TV will allow you to stream one or three streams at once depending on what package you sign up for. You can also use your Sling TV login for some apps such as WatchESPN.

PlayStation Vue will work on five devices at once inside your house. Outside your house you can use 1 streaming player and up to 4 mobile devices at once. (You can learn more about PS Vue out of home rules HERE.)

YouTube TV allows for 3 streams at once both inside and outside of your home.

fuboTV allows 2 streams at once or 3 streams with the Family Share option.

Philo allows 3 streams at once both inside and outside of your home.

Hulu live TV beta starts with 2 streams but you can add more for $14.99 a month.

AT&T TV NOW offers two streams. (AT&T TV NOW has announced they will be increasing that to 3 streams at a later date.)

Watch TV is limited to just 1 stream.

DVR

AT&T TV NOW comes with 20 hours of DVR storage for free. Later this year, AT&T TV NOW will add an option to buy 100 hours of storage. (Roku support is expected “soon” according to AT&T TV NOW.)

Philo includes an unlimited 30-day DVR, plus on-demand programming.

PlayStation Vue offers a 28-day DVR – after which the recording is expired.

Sling TV has a DVR and most of their channels have on-demand versions of the aired shows. Sling TV is offering 50 hours of DVR space with no recording expiration for $5 a month.

YouTube TV will keep shows for 9 months but replaces DVR recording with on-demand versions when available.

FuboTV offers 30 hours of personal cloud DVR storage with no expiration and an Advanced DVR for $9.99/month, which includes 500 hours.

Hulu live TV beta starts with 50 hours of storage. If you want more storage or the ability to fast forward you can pay $14.99 a month.

Watch TV has no DVR.

So what service should you pick?

Hopefully, this guide has helped you find the right service. If you’re still wondering which is right for you and your family, the best idea is to try the free trials for FuboTVSling TV, YouTube TV, Hulu, PhiloPlayStation Vue, Watch TV, and AT&T TV NOW. Remember to check each service’s site for current prices because they keep changing.

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