YouTube TV vs AT&T TV NOW vs Vidgo vs Philo vs Hulu vs Sling TV vs FuboTV – Updated April 2020

couple sitting on couch watching tvAre you stuck at home looking for something to watch? Maybe want a new live TV streaming service? This has lead many to ask what is the best live TV streaming service. The truth is there is no one best option out there. Each person has different programming 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 Vidgo, FuboTV, PhiloAT&T TV NOWSling TV, Hulu with live TV, and YouTube TV 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 April 1st, 2020.

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

Streaming PlayerSling TVAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVHuluFuboTVPhiloVidgo
RokuX XXXXX
Fire TVXXX XXXX
Apple TVXX XXXXX
ChromecastXXXXXX
iOSXXXXXXX
Android Phones/TabletXXXXXXX
Android TVX XX XX
Xbox OneX XX
PlayStation 4X

*Note: Chromecast will work on any Chromecast supported device like Android TV.

Next here are the channels each service offers:

ChannelSling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
ABC*XXXX
CBS*XXXX
FOX*X*XXXXX
NBC*XXXXX
CW*XXXX
A&EXXXXX
AccuWeatherX
ACC NetworkXXXXX
AMCXXXX
American Heroes ChannelXXXX
Animal PlanetXXX XX
AspireXX
AudienceX
AXS TV X X
Baby TVXX
BBC AmericaXXXX
BBC World NewsX XXX
BeIN Sports XXX
BeIN Sports en EspanolXX
BETXXXXX
BET HerXX
BET JamsX
BET SoulX
Big Ten NetworkXX XXX
Bloomberg TelevisionX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
BoomerangX X XX
BravoXX XXX
Campus InsiderX
Cartoon Network/Adult SwimXXX XX
CBS Sports NetX XXX
CBSNX
Cheddar XXXX XX
Cheddar Big NewsXXXX
CinemaxX XX
CMTXXXXX
CMT MusicX
CNBCXXXXX
CNBC WorldXXX
CNNXXX XX
CNN InternationalXX
Comedy CentralXXXXX
Comedy TV
CometXXX
Cooking ChannelXXXX
Cowboy ChannelX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
Cozi TVXXX
Destination AmericaXXXXX
DiscoveryXXXXXX
Discovery FamilyXX XX
Discovery LifeXX XX
Disney ChannelXXXXX
Disney JuniorXXXXX
Disney XDXXXXX
DIY NetworkXXXX
Duck TVX
E!XXXXX
El Rey
Eleven SportsX
EPIXXX
EPIX Drive-InXX
EPIX HitsXX
EPIX2XX
ESPNXXXXX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
ESPN 2XXXXX
ESPN Bases LoadedXX
ESPN Deportes XX
ESPN Goal LineXX
ESPN NewsX XXXX
ESPN UXXXXX
EuronewsX
Family Channel
Fight NetworkX
FM
Food NetworkXXXXXX
Fox BusinessXXXXXX
Fox College SportsX
Fox DeportesXX
Fox News ChannelXXXXXX
Fox Regional Sports NetworksXX X
Fox Soccer PlusX
France 24X
Free SpeechX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
FreeFormX XX XX
FS1X*XXXXX
FS2X*XXXXX
fubo Sports NetworkX
FuseXX
FusionX
FXXXXXX
FXMXXXX
FXXXXXXX
FYIXXXXX
GalavisionXX
Golf ChannelX XX XX
Great America
GSN XXXX
Hallmark, Drama, &  MoviesXXXXX
HBO XX
HDNet MoviesX
HGTVXXXXXX
HistoryXXXXX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
Hi-Yah!
HLNXXX XX
IFCXXXX
Investigation DiscoveryXXXXXX
Law & Crime Trial NetworkXX
LifetimeXXXXX
Lifetime MoviesXXXXX
Local NowXXX
LogoXXX
Longhorn NetworkX
Marquee Sports NetworkXX
MAV TVX
MLB NetworkX X
MotortrendXXXXXX
MSG/MSG+XX
MSNBCXXX XX
MTVXXXXX
MTV 2XXXX
MTV ClassicXXX
MTV LiveXX
MTV UX
Nat GeoXXXXX
Nat Geo WildXXX XX
NBA TV X XX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
NBC Sports NetworkXXXXX
NBC SportsnetX XX XX
NDTVX
NESN XX
News18X
NewsmaxX
NewsyX X
NFL NetworkXXX
NFL Network Red ZoneXXX
NHL NetworkXX
Nick Jr.XXXXX
NickelodeonXXXX
NicktoonsXXXX
OAN / AWE
Olympic Channel X XXXX
Outdoor ChannelXX
Outside TVXX
OvationX
OWNXXXX
OxygenXXXXX
Pac-12XXX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
ParamountXXXXX
PBSX
People TVX
Pop X X XX
Pursuit Channel
RevoltX XXX
RFDTVX
Ride TVX
RT NetworkX
Science ChannelXXXX
SEC NetworkXXXXX
Showtime X X XX
Start TVX
SmithsonianXXX
SNYXXXX
Sony Movie ChannelX
SportsmanXX
SproutXX X
StadiumXXX
Sundance TVX XXX
SyFyXXX XX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloVidgo
TastemadeXX
TBSXXX XX
TeenNickXX XX
TelemundoXX
Tennis ChannelX XX
TLCXXXXXX
TNTXXX XX
Travel ChannelXXXXXX
Tru TVXXX XX
Turner Classic MoviesXX X XX
TV LandXXXXX
UnimasXX
UniversoXXX
UnivisionX
TUDNX
UP FamilyXXX
USAXXX XX
VH1XXXXX
VicelandXXXXX
VMEX
WE tvXXXX
Weather ChannelX
WeatherNationX
YES XX X

*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.
*AT&T TV NOW displays the advertised MAX & Plus packages.
*Sling TV Will Soon Add BTN to its lineup.
*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

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 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.)

Vidgo Offers Up to 3 Streams at Once.

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 ESPN.

DVR

AT&T TV NOW comes with 500 hours of DVR storage for free if you have one of the new Plus or Max Plans. (Grandfathered AT&T TV NOW plans are still limited to 20 hours.)

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

Sling TV now has a free 10 hour DVR for all Sling TV customers. If you want more Sling TV offers 50 hours of DVR space with no recording expiration for $5 a month.

YouTube TV will keep shows for 9 months.

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

Vidgo says a DVR is coming soon.

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, PhiloWatch TV, and AT&T TV NOW. Remember to check each service’s site for current prices because they keep changing.

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