What is Sling TV? You Asked, We Answer




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We know it can be overwhelming to sort through all of your streaming service options to choose the one you want to subscribe to. That’s why we’re here to break down some of the most popular options, answering the questions you’ve asked about the channels, features, and pricing of each.

In this post, we’re taking a look at Sling TV.

What is Sling TV?

Sling TV says they’re a streaming service with “No useless channels, no long-term contracts, no hidden fees. Just streaming live TV on all your favorite devices.”

With your Sling subscription, you can get up to 56+ live channels, including local channels for news, sports, and more.

How Much Does It Cost?

You’ll have three options for packages when signing up for a Sling TV subscription – Sling Orange, Sling Blue, and a combination of Sling Orange + Sling Blue to get all of the channels offered with each.

  • Sling Orange for $25/month
  • Sling Blue for $25/month
  • Combo Sling Orange + Sling Blue for $40/month

Right now, Sling TV is offering 40% off of those prices for your first month.

How Can I Watch?

Sling TV is available on the following devices.

  • Apple TV
  • iOS devices
  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Xbox One
  • Air TV Player
  • Android TVs
  • Android devices
  • Windows 10
  • LG TVs
  • Chrome web browser
  • Samsung Smart TVs
  • Oculus Quest VR Headset

What Channels Will I Get?

This is the channel lineup with the Sling Orange + Sling Blue combination package.

  • A&E
  • ACC Network Extra
  • AMC
  • AXS
  • BBC America
  • BET
  • Bloomberg TV
  • Bravo
  • CNN
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cheddar Business
  • Cheddar News
  • Comedy Central
  • Comet
  • Discovery
  • Disney
  • E!
  • ESPN
  • ESPN 2
  • ESPN 3
  • Epix
  • FS1
  • FS2
  • FX
  • FXX
  • Food Network
  • Fox (select markets)
  • Fox Sports (select markets)
  • Freeform
  • Fuse
  • HGTV
  • History
  • ID
  • IFC
  • Lifetime
  • Local Now
  • Motor Trend
  • NBC (select markets)
  • NBC Sports (select markets)
  • NBC Sports Network
  • NFL Network
  • Nat Geo Wild
  • National Geographic
  • Newsy
  • Nick Jr
  • Stadium
  • SyFy
  • TBS
  • TLC
  • TNT
  • Travel Channel
  • TruTV
  • USA
  • Viceland

Sling also has a variety of a la carte channels that can be added for an extra monthly fee.

  • Sports Extra $5/month
  • Kids Extra $5/month
  • News Extra $5/month
  • Lifestyle Extra $5/month
  • Heartland Extra $5/month
  • Hollywood Extra $5/month
  • International, starting at $5/month
  • Best of Spanish TV $5/month
  • Comedy Extra $5/month
  • Starz
  • Epix
  • Showtime

Can I Record Content?

Yes. With Sling TV, you can add Cloud DVR for an extra $5/month. With the Cloud DVR add-on, you can record 50 hours of shows and movies. Then, you can fast forward through commercials, save your recordings for as long as you’re subscribed, and record multiple shows simultaneously.

Can I Watch On More Than One Screen At Once?

Yes. With the combination of Sling Blue and Sling Orange, you can watch 4 streams simultaneously. However, you can only have 1 Sling Orange stream and up to 3 Sling Blue streams playing at the same time.

Can I Use My Sling Account to Log In To TV Everywhere Apps?

Yes. Sling offers authentication for 24 apps. When you sign into the app, just choose Sling TV as your provider and use your login information from Sling TV to sign in. These are the apps you can access with your Sling TV username and password.

  • beIN Sports Connect
  • Bravo
  • CNBC
  • E! Now
  • EPIX
  • ESPN
  • FOX Sports GO
  • FX NOW
  • Golf Channel
  • NatGeoTV
  • NatGeo Wild
  • NBA TV
  • NBC
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC Universo
  • NFL Network
  • Olympic Channel
  • Oxygen
  • Shahid
  • SYFY
  • USANow
  • WatchESPN

Do you use Sling TV? Let us know what you think about this streaming service in the comments below.

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