How to Cut the Cord with YouTube TV




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youtube tv logoYouTube TV is finally available on Amazon Fire TV devices. Just a few weeks after the app became available on the TVs and Fire TV devices, it became the most popular live streaming service on Fire TV.

Now that more cord cutters have the option of using YouTube TV to stream live TV, let’s take a look at how you can cut the cord using this streaming service.

What is YouTube TV?

YouTube TV is a subscription streaming service with live TV channels from major broadcast and cable networks. With a  monthly subscription, you’ll get live sports, breaking news, and must see TV in real time.

YouTube TV will cost you $49.99/month. The streaming service only has one plan available and before starting your monthly subscription, you can try it out with a 5-day free trial.

How Can I Watch?

YouTube TV is available on the following devices.

  • Android devices
  • iOS devices
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Roku
  • Apple TV
  • Vizio Smartcast TVs
  • Samsung & LG Smart TVs
  • HiSense TVs
  • Xbox One
  • Chromecast
  • Android TV
  • Airplay

What Channels Will I Get?

YouTube TV has a good selection of major channels for watching sports, news, movies, and entertainment. Keep an eye out for PBS and PBS Kids which will be coming to YouTube TV on November 4th.

  • AMC
  • ABC
  • Adult Swim
  • Animal Planet
  • BBC America
  • BBC World News
  • Big Ten Network
  • Bravo
  • CBS
  • CBS Sports
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cheddar Big News
  • Cheddar Business
  • Cheddar News
  • CNBC
  • CNBC World
  • CNN
  • Comet
  • Cozi
  • Decades
  • Discovery
  • Disney
  • Disney XD
  • Disney Junior
  • E!
  • ESPN
  • ESPN 2
  • ESPN U
  • ESPN News
  • Food Network
  • Fox
  • Fox Business
  • Fox News
  • Fox Sports
  • Freeform
  • FS1
  • FS2
  • FX
  • FXM
  • FXX
  • HGTV
  • HLN
  • IFC
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Local Now
  • Los Angeles Football Club
  • MLB Game of the Week
  • MLB Network
  • Motor Trend
  • My TV
  • National Geographic
  • Nat Geo Wild
  • NBA TV
  • NBC
  • NBC Golf
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC SN
  • NBC Universo
  • NECN
  • NESN
  • Newsy
  • Olympics Channel
  • Orlando City
  • Oxygen
  • Pop
  • Seattle Sounders
  • Smithsonian Channel
  • SNY
  • Start TV
  • Sundance TV
  • SyFy
  • Tastemade
  • TBS
  • Telemundo
  • Tennis Channel
  • TLC
  • TNT
  • Turner Classic Movies
  • Travel Channel
  • Tru TV
  • TYT
  • Universal Kids
  • USA
  • WE TV
  • YES
  • YouTube Originals

Can I Record Content?

Yes. Your YouTube TV subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage space so you can record your favorites, and stream them wherever you go.

Can I Watch on Multiple Devices?

YouTube TV allows you to stream simultaneously on up to 3 devices.

What About Individual Profiles?

You can set up 6 separate profiles with each YouTube TV account. Sadly though you are still limited to 3 total simultaneous streams no matter how many profiles you have.

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