The My Top 10 Must Have Fire TV Apps of May 2017




Fire TV 36The Fire TV and Fire Stick have one of the fastest growing library of streaming apps; however, it can be difficult to find the great free apps. If you are only thinking of cable channels, you will quickly find out most of their content requires a cable subscription. (Makes sense, after all they are cable channels.)

Yet if you look around there are a ton of free ways to watch a ton of great content, but they are likely names you have never heard of. There are also many great paid services that you may not know.

So here are my top 5 free streaming services and my top 5 paid streaming services on Fire TV that you may not know about. (So don’t expect well-known services such as Netflix on this list.)

Here are my top 5 FREE Fire TV Apps that everyone should try.

PlutoTVFireTV#1 Pluto TV

From Pluto TV:

Watch free TV on your Fire TV. Download now to enjoy news, sports, movies, music, TV shows, viral videos, cartoons and so much more of the entertainment you love. Kick back with tons of exclusive TV channels like News 24 7, After School Cartoons, Surf Network, Classic Movies, CNET, IGN and The Onion. Enjoy blockbuster movies from Paramount, TV show favorites like Inspector Gadget, news from trusted sources like NBC News, and lots more! Download now to start watching free TV. Entertaining the Planet. Pluto TV

You can add Pluto TV to your Fire TV here:

Crackle1#2 Crackle

From Crackle::

Crackle is the destination to watch free TV, movies and exclusive originals. All free, anytime, anywhere and on any device. So escape the daily grind and recharge with your favorite comedy, drama and action entertainment. Crackle… break away. Stream Crackle on all your devices: Fire TV, iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, PlayStation, Xbox and more. Make a list of your favorite movies and TV shows to watch later. Create a free account to save your place and pick up where you left off on any device. No authentication or cable subscription needed.

Watch your favorite Crackle original programs: Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Joe Dirt 2, Sports Jeopardy!, SuperMansion and more.

You can add Crackle to your Fire TV here:

Coming in August#3 Tubi TV

From Tubi TV:

Tubi TV has the largest library of popular movies and TV shows to enjoy, all for free! There is something for everyone to love with new movies and TV shows added weekly.

You can add Tubi TV to your Fire TV here:

CBSN-Logo#4 CBS News 24/7

From CBS News:

The CBS News app features CBSN, the new 24-hour digital news network from CBS News, as well as on demand video from CBS’s awarding winning news programs, including CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Face the Nation and Sunday Morning. CBSN offers the latest news headlines, breaking news coverage and insightful commentary and analysis, as well as content from other CBS brands.

You can add CBS News 24/7 to your Fire TV here:

#5 Twitter

Watch live sports, entertainment, and news like never before on Twitter on FireTV. Live stream the show for free and get the full story with all the Twitter commentary. See what everyone is talking about with expert analysis, on the ground exclusives, bonus video feeds, and celebrity buzz. Get the best of Twitter today plus top global Vine videos and Periscope broadcasts, all without logging in. No account required.

You can add the Twitter app for the Fire TV here:

Top Paid Services:

#1 Sling TV

Sling TV is A La Carte TV, the only live service that lets you pick your personalized channel lineup and save.

Start with the service best for you, then personalize with YOUR favorite genres: Sports, Comedy, Kids, News, Movies, Lifestyle, Spanish, & more.

#2 PlayStation Vue

PlayStation™Vue is a live streaming TV service now available on Fire TV for in-home use. With a powerful cloud DVR,* streaming on up to five devices at once,** premium channels, On Demand programming, and no annual contracts, PlayStation™Vue is the best way to experience TV. Download the channel and follow the activation steps to get started.

#3 CuriosityStream

CuriosityStream is the world’s first ad-free, on-demand streaming service for quality non-fiction programs that enlighten, entertain and inspire. Dive deep into science, technology, and history commercial-free and enjoy documentaries crafted by the world’s top filmmakers. If you are not a CuriosityStream member, simply sign up at and enjoy immediate access to our documentaries and series with our free trial.

#4 Fubo TV

Never miss a game with fuboTV live streaming right to your Fire TV. With access to international soccer leagues, NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL action, fuboTV is your home for all your favorite teams. National and Regional Sports Networks provide a comprehensive library of all the professional and collegiate games and tournaments.

#5 CBS All Access

Stream the shows you love live and on demand! Catch up on fan favorites, discover new hit shows, enjoy exclusive CBS All Access Original Series and now, watch movies! Plus, stream your local broadcast LIVE – including NFL on CBS. Try it FREE today.

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