This week, Philo started to send out invites to a new Beta program that will give users exclusive early access to new features. This is an invite-only program that Cord Cutters News has confirmed is real.
To find out if you have been invited to the program, check your email you used to sign up for Philo. If invited, you will find an email with the steps you need to agree to in order to join the beta program. If you do join, you have to agree not to share any info about what Philo is testing with this beta program.
This all comes as Philo is adding more free channels. Earlier this month Philo reached a deal with AMC to add a list of new live channels of AMC programming. These New Channels Include:
The Walking Dead Universe: Join Daryl, Michonne, the Clarks and more from the world of the Walking Dead. Enjoy 24-hour programming on The Walking Dead Universe channel, including cast interviews, BTS moments, and more!
Stories by AMC: Dive into the bold and inventive AMC shows you’ve come to love with Stories by AMC. Get access to fan favorites and discover new gems you may have missed.
Portlandia: Put a Bird on It! All your favorite episodes and characters from the Emmy(R) nominated and Peabody Award winning hit series starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, all the time!
All Reality WE tv: Real moments. Real stories. Real drama. If you love reality, you need All Reality WE tv!
ALLBLK Gems: Entertainment that’s inclusively but unapologetically Black. Enjoy the best of ALLBLK, all the time.
IFC Films Picks: Star-studded dramas. Chilling thrillers. Groundbreaking documentaries. The best independent films from IFC Films & IFC Midnight.
All Weddings by WE tv: Brides. Bling. Drama! If you love weddings, then say “I Do” to All Weddings WE tv.
AMC Thrillers: Get your adrenaline pumping with AMC Thrillers – a collection of heart-pounding action/thrillers that will have you on the edge of your seat.
Slightly Off by IFC: Slightly Off IFC is the home of the unexpected—from cult favorite sketch series to the offbeat comedic masterworks of the biggest names in comedy. We know “Slightly Off”, and we know you’ll love it as much as we do.
ANIME x HIDIVE: Love anime? Check out HIDIVE’s action-packed assortment on Anime X HIDIVE! From classic series to hot hits fresh from Japan, we’ve got anime fans like you covered. Come discover your favorite new series with Anime X HIDIVE!All 10 new free channels have been added as an addition to
Plans, Pricing, Add-Ons & Features
Philo offers subscribers 70+ live channels for the low price of $25 per month. Popular channels include A&E, AMC, BET, Food Network, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, VH1, and more.
You can stream on up to three devices at the same time and users can create up to 10 profiles per account. Plus, record your favorite shows with unlimited DVR and save them for a year.
Although the streamer only has one plan, if you’re interested in adding on more channels, you have a few different options and they each come with a 7-day free trial:
- MGM+: For an additional $6 per month, the MGM+ add-on features thousands of the latest hits, fan favorites, original series, documentaries, and comedy specials – all commercial-free streaming on MGM+, MGM+ Marquee, and MGM+ Hits.
- STARZ: The STARZ add-on gives you access to today’s hits, classic movies, and bold original series – all commercial-free on STARZ, STARZ ENCORE, and STARZ Kids & Family for $9 more per month.
- Movie & More: At an additional $3 per month, the Movies & More add-on is the lowest-priced option and it features award-winning films, cult classics, celebrity stories, documentaries, and more on HDNet Movies, Fandor, REELZ, Sony Movies, and FMC.