DIRECTORATE NOW vs YouTube TV vs Philo vs Watch Hulu vs VS Playstation Vue vs Sling TV vs FuboTV - Updated March 2019

Father put up on the couch with his two daughters. They are watching a movie with popcorn. Yesterday DIRECTV NOW refurbished its packages in place of existing packages with two DIRECTV NOW Plus and DIRECTV NOW Max. In this guide we look at Sling TV, Hulu Live TV, YouTube TV, Watch TV, t FuboTV, Philo, DIRECTV NOW, and PlayStation Vue hope that we will be able to pick up the live live television streaming service more easily.

We usually update this guide once a month but with DIRECTV NOW making huge changes this month we will be making the second update.

Note: DIRECTV has launched streaming versions of its satellite packages starting at $ 93 per month via the DIRECTV NOW app. To focus this guide, although we will focus on the DIRECTV NOW Plus and DIRECTV NOW Max, the two new DIRECTV NOW packages which replaced the old DIRECTV NOW packages.

* Please note that this list is up to date (best possible) as at 12 March 2019.

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First, in what ways does each service: t

* Due to the limitations on all the information on the page we are limited to the best 8 live television services based on subscribers.

Channel Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
AccuWeather X
AFRO X
AXS TV X X
A & E X X X X X
DCA X X X X X X
American Heroes Channel X X X X
Animal Planet X X X X
Aspire X
Audience X X
Child Television X X X
BBC America X X X X X X
BBC World News X X X X X X
Sport BeIN X X
Bein en Espanol Sports X
BET X X X
She BET X
Big Ten Network X X X X X
Blaze TV X
Bloomberg Television X X X
Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
Boomerang X X X X X
Bravo X X X X X X
Campus Insider X
Adult Cartoon / Swimming Network X X X X X X X
CBS Sports School X X X X X
NSRB X
Cheddar X X X X X
Big News Cheddar X X X X X
Cinemax X X X X
TAB X X
NCBC X X X X X X
CNBC World X X X
CNN X X X X X X X
CNN International X X
Comedy Central X X X
Comedy TV
Comet X X X
Cooking channel X X X X
Cowboy channel X
Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
Cozi TV X X
Crime & Investigation
Destination America X X X X
Discovery X X X X X
Discovery Family X X X
Discovery Life X X X
Disney Channel X X X X X
Disney Junior X X X X X
Disney XD X X X X X
DIY Network X X X X
Television duck X
E! X X X X X X
El Rey
Eleven Sport X X
EPIX X
EPIX Drive-In X
EPIX Hits X X
EPIX2 X
ESPN X X X X X
Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
ESPN 2 X X X X X
Loaded ESPN death X X
ESPN Deportes X X X
ESPN Target Line X X
ESPN News X X X X X
ESPN U X X X X X
Euronews X
Family channel X
Fla Ma X
FM
Food Network X X X X X X
Fox Business X X X X X
Fox Sports College X X
Fox Deportes X X
Fox News Channel X X X X X
Fox Regional Sports Networks X X X X X X
Fox Soccer Plus X X
France 24 X
Free Speech X
Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
Free Form X X X X X
FS1 X X X X X X
FS2 X X X X X X
FuboTV Network X
Fuse X X
Fusion X X
FX X X X X X X
FXM X X X X X
FXX X X X X X X
FYI X X X X X
Galavision X X
Golf channel X X X X X X
Great America
GSN X X X
Scene, Drama, and Movies X X X X X X
HBO X X X
HDNet movies X
HGTV X X X X X X
History X X X X X
Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
Hi-Yah! X
HLN X X X X X X X
IFC X X X X X X
Finding an Inquiry X X X X X
All the time X X X X X
Life films X X X X X
Local Now X X X
Logo X X
Machinima X
MTV Classic X
MLB Network X X
MSG / MSG + X X
MSNBC X X X X X X
MTV X X
MTV 2 X X X
MTV Live X
Nat Geo X X X X X X
Nat Geo Wild X X X X X X
NBA TV X X X X
Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
NBC Sports Network X X X X X X
Sportsnet NBC X X X X X X
NDTV X
NESN X X X
News18 X
Newsmax X
Newspaper X X X
NFL network X X X
NHL Network X
Nick Jr. X X
Nickelodeon X
Nicktoons X X X
OAN / AWE
Olympic channel X X X X X X
Outdoor channel X X
Outside TV X X X
Ovation X
OWN X X X
Oxygen X X X X X X
Pac-12 X X
Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
It is very important X X
Poker X
Pop X X X X X
The Channel
Rising X X X X
RFDTV X
TV travel X
Network RT X
Science channel X X X X
SEC network X X X X X
Show time X X X X X
Start the TV X X
Smithsonian X X X X
SNY X X X X
Sony Movie Channel X X
Sportsman X X
Sprout X X X X X
Stadium X X X
Sundance TV X X X X X X
SyFy X X X X X X
Sling TV Hulu PS Vue DIRECTOR NOW YouTube TV FuboTV Philo Watch TV
Tasty X X X
SMI X X X X X X X
TeenNick X X X
Telemundo X
Tennis channel X X
TLC X X X X X
TNT X X X X X X X
Travel Channel X X X X X
Tru TV X X X X X X X
Classic Turner Movies X X X X X X X
Television land X X
Unimas X X
Universo X
Univision X
Univision Deportes X
UP Family X
USA X X X X X X
Motortrend X X X X X
VH1 X X X
Vivid X
Viceland X X X X x
VME X
WE tv X X X X X x
Weather Weather X
Weather X
YES X X X X X X

You should then check which of these services work on your devices:
FuboTV has advertised to add Viacom networks, but today they are not live on fuboTV.
Some international packages are included in FuboTV, DIRECTV NOW, & Sling TV.
* DIRECTV NOW offers NFL Sunday Ticket now available in selected markets.
* Most services provide local routes in different markets. You can find out what locals are available in your area by visiting their sites.
* Hulu also has access to Hulu's on-demand service.
*Found error? Please email us and we will arrange it.

* DIRECTV Now offers a dedicated DIRECTV NOW box in beta powered by Android TV currently. For now, while DIRECTV NOW has no official function at any other Android TV device.

Number of Streams

Sling TV will allow you to stream one or three streams at the same time depending on the package you register for. You can also use your Sling TV sign for some apps like WatchESPN.

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

YouTube allows 3 streams stream simultaneously inside and outside your home.

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

Philo allows for 3 currents within and outside your home.

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

DIRECTV NOW offers two streams. ($ DRECTV NOW offers $ 5 plug for 3rd stream.)

Watch TV is limited to 1 stream.

DVR

20 hours of DVR storage comes on DIRECTV NOW for free. Later this year DIRECTV NOW will choose to purchase 100 hours storage.

Philo includes an unlimited 30 days DVR, as well as on demand programs.

Playstation Vue DVR provides 28 days and after 28 days the recording is removed.

Sling TV has a DVR and most of its channels have on-demand versions of the shows. Sling TV is offering 50 hours of DVR space unlimited all the time you can keep recording for $ 5 a month.

YouTube TV will keep shows for 9 months with no storage space limits.

FuboTV offers 30 hours of personal DVR storage without any expiration and Advanced DVR for $ 9.99 / month, including 500 hours.

Hulu live TV starts with 50 hours of storage. If you want more storage or the ability to proceed quickly you can pay $ 14.99 a month to get that capability.

DVR is not a Watch TV.

So what service should you choose?

We hope this guide has helped you find the right service. If you are still thinking about which is best for you and your family the best thing to do is try out FuboTV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Hulu, Philo, PlayStation Vue, Watch TV and offer DIRECTV NOW . Our recommendation is to try and see them if you like them. Check the location of each service for current prices as they keep changing.

We updated the story on 2/1/2019 to add some missing ways.

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