YouTube TV vs Hulu vs Sling TV vs Philo vs FuboTV vs Watch TV vs AT&T TV NOW – Updated November 2019

Family watching TVLast month we learned that PlayStation Vue is going to shut down in January of 2020. Sony also announced new signups for the service will soon end. This has lead to many to ask what the best replacement service for PlayStation Vue is. 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 Watch TV, FuboTV, PhiloAT&T TV NOWSling TV, Hulu’s live TV beta, 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 November 1st, 2019.

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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 TVHuluFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
RokuX X XXXX
Fire TVXXX XXXX
Apple TVXX XXXXX
ChromecastXXXXX
iOSXXXXXXX
Android Phones/TabletXXXXXXX
Android TVX XX XX
Xbox OneX XX

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


Next what channels each service offers:

ChannelSling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
ABC*XXX
CBS*XXXX
FOX*X*XXXX
NBC*XXXXX
CW*XXXX
AccuWeatherX
ACC NetworkXXXX
 AXS TV X X
A&EXXXXX
AMCXX XXX
American Heroes ChannelXXXX
Animal PlanetXXX XX
AspireX
AudienceXX
Baby TVX X
Babyfirst TV
BBC AmericaXX XXX
BBC World NewsX XXXX
BeIN Sports XX
BeIN Sports en EspanolX
BETXXXXX
BET HerXX
Big Ten NetworkXX XX
Blaze TVX
Bloomberg TelevisionXX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
BoomerangX X XX
BravoXX XXX
Campus InsiderX
Cartoon Network/Adult SwimXXX XXX
CBS Sports NetX XX X
CBSNX
Cheddar XXXX X
Cheddar Big NewsXXXXX
CinemaxX XX
CMTXXXX
CNBCXXXXX
CNBC WorldXXX
CNNXXX XXX
CNN InternationalXX
Comedy CentralXXXXX
Comedy TV
CometXXX
Cooking ChannelXXX
Cowboy ChannelX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
Cozi TVXXX
Crime & Investigation
Destination AmericaXXXX
DiscoveryXXXXXX
Discovery FamilyXX X
Discovery LifeXX X
Disney ChannelXXXX
Disney JuniorXXXX
Disney XDXXXX
DIY NetworkXXX
Duck TVX
E!XXXXX
El Rey
Eleven SportsX
EPIXXX
EPIX Drive-InXX
EPIX HitsXX
EPIX2XX
ESPNXXXX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
ESPN 2XXXX
ESPN Bases LoadedX
ESPN Deportes X X
ESPN Goal LineX
ESPN NewsX XXX
ESPN UXXXX
EuronewsX
Family ChannelX
FM
Food NetworkXXXXXX
Fox BusinessXXXX
Fox College SportsX
Fox DeportesX
Fox News ChannelXXX X
Fox Regional Sports NetworksXX XX
Fox Soccer PlusX
France 24X
Free SpeechX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
FreeFormX XX X
FS1X*XXXX
FS2X*XXXX
FuboTV NetworkX
FuseXX
FusionX
FXXXXXX
FXMXXXX
FXXXXXXX
FYIXXXXX
GalavisionXX
Golf ChannelX XX XX
Great America
GSN XXX
Hallmark, Drama, &  MoviesXX XXX
HBO XX
HDNet MoviesX
HGTVXXX XXX
HistoryXXXXX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
Hi-Yah!
HLNXXX XXX
IFCXXXXX
Investigation DiscoveryXXXXX
LifetimeXXXXX
Lifetime MoviesXXXXX
Local NowXXX
LogoXXX
Machinima
MTV ClassicXX
MLB NetworkX X
MSG/MSG+XX
MSNBCXXX XX
MTVXXXXX
MTV 2XXX
MTV LiveXX
Nat GeoXXXXX
Nat Geo WildXXX XX
NBA TV X XX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
NBC Sports NetworkXXXXX
NBC SportsnetX XX XX
NDTVX
NESN XX
News18X
NewsmaxX
NewsyX X
NFL NetworkX X
NHL NetworkX
Nick Jr.XXXX
NickelodeonXXXX
NicktoonsXXXX
OAN / AWE
Olympic Channel X XXXX
Outdoor ChannelXX
Outside TVXX
OvationX
OWNXXX
OxygenXXXXX
Pac-12X X
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
ParamountXXXX
Poker
Pop X X X X
Pursuit Channel
RevoltX XXXX
RFDTVX
Ride TVX
RT NetworkX
Science ChannelXXXX
SEC NetworkXXXX
Showtime X X XX
Start TVX
SmithsonianXXX
SNYXXXX
Sony Movie ChannelX
SportsmanXX
SproutXX XX
StadiumXX
Sundance TVX XXXX
SyFyXXX XX
Sling TVHuluAT&T TV NOWYouTube TVFuboTVPhiloWatch TV
TastemadeXX
TBSXXX XXX
TeenNickXX X
TelemundoX
Tennis ChannelX XX
TLCXXXXXX
TNTXXX XXX
Travel ChannelXXXXX
Tru TVXXX XXX
Turner Classic MoviesXX X XXX
TV LandXXXXX
UnimasXX
UniversoXX
UnivisionX
Univision DeportesX
UP FamilyXX
USAXXX XX
MotortrendXXXXXX
VH1XXXXX
VicelandXXXXx
VMEX
WE tvXXXXx
Weather ChannelX
WeatherNation X
YES X XX XX

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.
*Please check the website of services you want to try to see what locals are offered in your area.
*Fox Locals, FS1, and BTN are all dark on Sling TV right now as a contract fight between Dish and Fox continues.
*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 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.

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, 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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