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Introduction


The following is a comparative list of popular streaming services, also known as Over The Top (OTT) services.

 

For information on Popular ON DEMAND and LIVE TV Streaming Sources, see the document attached on the right ►



These are Apps (Applications) that you can run on a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Kindle, etc.) or set-top device (Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, etc.). If you are thinking about dropping your cable subscription, you may want to check out the "Cord Cutter Cons"!

* Please note: This is by no means a comprehensive list. There are literally thousands of OTT services/Apps, and more are made every day!



Hover your mouse pointer over the icons for descriptions
                              

 

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120 Sports


    +,

    Content partners include Time Inc. (owner of Sports Illustrated), the NHL, NBA, MLB.com, NASCAR and leading collegiate conferences. Real-time highlights, expert analysis and interactivity, this FREE app offers over 10 hours of live programming every day and requires no cable authentication or subscription.

    Similar to: ESPN, NBC Sports Live Extra

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Content is not as fresh as it could be
    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream

ABC (Watch ABC)


    + or ,  ,

    Episodes, performances, and interviews from ABC shows, on demand the day after they originally air. 

    Similar to: ABC, NBC, CBS

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Ad heavy
    • Limited content for free access

Freeform (formerly Watch ABC Family)


    + or ,  ,

    Sign in with your TV provider to watch full episodes or watch live on mobile device.

    Similar to: Animal Planet, Nickelodeon, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Cable subscription needed. Limited content
    • Cannot stream out of United States

ABC News


    + or  +

    Breaking US and world news and the latest updates on entertainment, politics, health, technology, science, and business news.

    Similar to:  NBC News, CBS News, CNN

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Headlines/information can usually be found other places, nothing new
    • No evening news (additional $$$) 
    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream

ACC Sports


    +,

    Atlantic Coast Conference athletics. Live ACC Network football and basketball game coverage. Full game schedules for all ACC sports. Twitter feeds.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream

A&E


    ,  ,  

    Access full episodes and clips. New content is added all the time. 

    Similar to: History, TLC, Lifetime, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed
    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream
    • Limited content
    • Cannot stream out of United States

[adult swim]


    + or ,  

    Live simulcasting and streaming. Non-stop streaming channels. On-air schedule, Adult Swim Games.

    Similar to: Adult Swim, Nickelodeon, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content

Amazon Instant Video / Amazon Prime


    +, ,

    Movies, TV episodes, Amazon Originals with your Amazon Prime membership. Rent or buy from catalog of videos, including new release movies and current TV shows.

    Similar to: Netflix, Hulu Plus

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Amazon Prime Membership needed
    • You can only stream up to two devices using the same account
    • You can stream the same title to no more than one device at a time
    • Complicated; menus not user friendly
    • Difficult to break down the content between free/paid services
    • Newer episodes and movies cost extra
    • App asks for a lot of personal data
    • No Live TV Stream

Animal Planet


    + or  , ,
    Full episodes, clips, and previews. 

    Similar to: HGTV, History, Food Network, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content; very few full episodes, clips
    • Cannot stream out of United States

AOL On


    ,  

    Entertainment videos, breaking news and trending topics online.

    Similar to: Vimeo, Yahoo, Young Hollywood

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Limited content that is nothing special; can be found on several other news/video services. 
    • No Live Stream.

Bloomberg TV +


    +,  

    Stories in the business world and Bloomberg TV, a live 24 hour global business and financial news TV channel. Add videos to your playlist and watch them back to back.

    Similar to: CNBC

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Live Stream issues
    • Limited content

Bravo (Bravo Now)


    + or   
    Programming is available wherever and whenever you want. New content is added all the time. Full episodes and clips.

    Similar to: Lifetime, A&E, TLC, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream/full episodes
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Cannot stream out of United States

Cartoon Network (Watch Cartoon Network)


    + or   
    Latest full episodes, hilarious clips. Unlocked Episodes available without any login or authentication. 

    Similar to: Adult Swim, Nickelodeon, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Ad heavy

CBS


    + or +

    Complete episodes, performances, and interviews from ABC shows the day after they originally air. 

    Similar to: ABC, NBC, CBS, WWE

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Very limited content for free access
    • Premium subscription needed for more content (full episodes, etc)
    • Content is still limited even with Premium subscription

CBS News


     +

    News and developing stories from around the world. U.S. News, World, Politics, Science/Technology, Health, Entertainment, Moneywatch, & Crime. Watch clips or full episodes. 

    Similar to: ABC News, NBC News, CNN

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Headlines/information can usually be found other places, nothing new
    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream

CNBC


    ++, ,

    Business news, financial information, and market data. Real-time stock market quotes throughout the day, direct from the NYSE and NASDAQ. View pre-market and after-hours trading data and customize your own watch lists.

    Similar to: Bloomberg

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • No Live Stream
    • Cable subscription to channel needed
    • Limited content

CNN go


    ++, ,  

    Latest headlines and original stories from around the globe. Follow up-to-the-minute reporting with breaking news alerts and live video. Share stories and videos and comment on top stories.

    Similar to: ABC News, NBC News, CBS News

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • Cable subscription needed
    • Limited content

Crackle


    +,  

    New content every month. No signup, no fees, just hit movies, TV shows & original series.

    Similar to: TCM, Netflix

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Content is not as fresh as it could be (lots of old/unpopular content)
    • Ad heavy

CrunchyRoll


    +or +,

    Over 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours. New episodes offered 1 hour after TV broadcast. Current seasons and classic episodes. Watch for free (no membership required)

    Similar to: On Demand Anime categories

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Very specific market audience
    • Video quality is low on many titles
    • Content is not as fresh as it could be
    • Ad heavy
    • Premium membership needed for ad free, HD selections

Dailymotion


    +, ,
    Access to content from entertainment and media partners as well as independent content creators. 

    Similar to: YouTube, Netflix, Hulu

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Video quality is low on many titles

Disney (Watch Disney)


    + or , ,

    Disney original films, first-run television series, theatrically released movies, etc.

    Similar to: ABC, NBC, CBS

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Ad heavy

Disney Junior (Watch Disney Junior)


    + or , ,  

    Full episodes of your kid's favorite shows, games, video clips, music videos, and live TV.

    Similar to: PBS Kids

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Ad heavy

Disney XD (Watch Disney XD)


    + or , ,  
    Many shows live or On Demand.

    Similar to: Animal Planet, Nickelodeon, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    •  Ad heavy

DirecTV Now


     ,  ,

    Subscription streaming television service by AT&T, which allows subscribers in the United States to stream programming from cable channels.

    Similar to: Sling TV, PS Vue, Hulu

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • No DVR services, cloud-based or otherwise
    • Local channels are only available when the broadcaster (FOX, NBC, ABC, etc.) owns the local station
    • No CBS or Showtime. No Comcast regional sports channels
    • Only two devices can stream at once. Cannot stream out of United States

Discovery Channel


    + or , ,
    Watch thousands of clips and selected full episodes from Discovery Channel shows

    .Similar to: TLC, History, A&E, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Cannot stream out of United States

ESPN (Watch ESPN)


     , ,

    Live games and studio shows with 24/7 access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, SEC Network, SEC Network Plus, ESPNews ESPN Deportes and Longhorn Network. You can also watch on-demand clips of the latest news and highlights.

    Similar to: NBC Sports Live Extra

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • All Sports Blackout rules still apply
    • Cable subscription needed
    • Limited content

Feeln


    +,

    Hallmark Hall of Fame® movies, along with other Hollywood favorites, original short films, children’s programming, documentaries & series.

    Similar to: Crackle

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Content is not as fresh as it could be
    • Ad heavy

Flickr


    +, +,  

    Pictures, photos, Flickr community, and  photo collections. Sign in to Flickr and see your entire photostream, albums, and groups on the big screen. Showcase any album as a slideshow or screensaver.

    Similar to: Instagram

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Many picture apps perform the same functions
    • Premium membership needed for more comprehensive services

Food Network (Watch Food Network)


    +, , ,
    Full episodes, clips, and previews of Food Network shows. 

    Similar to: HGTV, History, A&E, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content; very few full episodes, clips
    • Cannot stream out of United States

Fox Business


    +, , ,
    The day's top news and video from the Fox Business Network. Markets, Industries, Investing, Technology, Personal Finance, Travel, and Small Business. Keep an eye on the markets with an overview of the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P 500.

    Similar to: CNBC, Bloomberg

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content

Fox News


    +, , ,
    Stories in Politics, Entertainment, Health, Tech and more. Catch up with video clips from Fox News, including Video highlights.

    Similar to: CNN, NBC News, ABC News

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content

Fox Now


    +, , ,

    Watch complete episodes, performances, and interviews from FOX shows, on demand the day after they originally air. 

    Similar to: ABC, NBC, CBS

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Ad heavy
    • Limited content for free access. 

FX Now


    , ,

    Critically acclaimed dramas, comedies and movies from 3 networks, FX, FXX and FXM. FXNOW. Free to download. All you need to do to watch is sign in with your TV provider credentials.

    Similar to: Spike TV

    Cord Cutter Cons:    

    • No Live Stream
    • No Free Access at all
    • Cable subscription needed
    • Ad heavy
    • Cannot stream out of United States

Golf Channel


    +,
    Articles, blogs, and analysis from the game’s most knowledgeable insiders. Follow your favorite players in this week's tournaments with leaderboards from all major worldwide tours. Get the Golf Channel experts' picks before each tournament and make your fantasy picks.

    Similar to: NBC Sports Live Extra, Watch ESPN

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream on 'Golf Live Extra' App
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content. 

Hallmark (Hallmark Channel Everywhere)


    , ,
    Shows and movies available wherever and whenever you want. New content added all the time. 

    Similar to: History, TLC, Lifetime, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • No Live Stream
    • No Free Access at all
    • Cable subscription needed
    • Ad heavy
    • Cannot stream out of United States

HBO GO


    + ,

    Enjoy your favorite HBO original programming, hit movies, sports, documentaries and comedy specials--plus behind-the-scenes extras. It’s every episode of every season of the best of HBO--free with your HBO subscription. 

    Similar to: Showtime Anytime, MAX GO

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • No Free Access at all
    • Cable subscription needed. 

HBO NOW


     ++

    Subscribe to HBO right from your portable device — no cable or satellite subscription required. With HBO NOW, you get instant access to HBO’s original programming, as well as exclusive Hollywood blockbusters. 

    Similar to: Showtime App, On Demand

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • No Free Access at all
    • Outside subscription needed
    • No Live Stream. 

HGTV (HGTV Watch)


    +, , ,
    Full episodes, clips, and previews of your favorite HGTV shows. 

    Similar to: Lifetime, History, A&E, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream/full episodes
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Cannot stream out of United States

HISTORY


    , ,

    The History app is a way to access full episodes and clips from all that history has to offer. New content is added all the time. 

    Similar to: TLC, A&E, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream
    • Cable subscription needed
    • Limited content
    • Cannot stream out of United States.

Hulu Plus


    + +, ,

    Instantly stream thousands of movies and TV episodes, including Hulu Originals, at no additional cost with your Hulu membership. You can also rent or buy from our catalog of hundreds of thousands of videos, including new release movies and current TV shows.

    Similar to: Netflix, On Demand, Sling

    Cord Cutter Cons:  

    • Hulu offers a choice of viewing plans: 
      1. Limited Commercials. Limited to one device at a time
      2. Hulu Plus (No Commercials) subscription can be used with multiple devices
    • Newest episodes take at least a day to update after broadcast
    • Network viewing rights can withhold content up to 8 days from broadcast date

Lifetime


    , ,

    Lifetime shows and movies. New content is added all the time. 

    Similar to: History, TLC, A&E, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream
    • Cable subscription needed
    • Limited content
    • Cannot stream out of United States

MLB


    ++

    Games from spring training through the regular season live and in HD with your MLB.TV subscription. Replay any regular season game on demand from the archives. Don’t have a subscription? You can still get team schedules, real-time scores, stats, and standings.

    Similar to: NFL Now, NBA

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • No effective way to Fast Forward, Rewind, or Replay
    • MLB Blackout rules still apply. 

NBA


    ++

    Live team and player stats, full game video recaps, league statistics and schedule information. League standings for conference, division and the whole NBA. Access to Live NBA regular season games through your NBA League Pass Broadband subscription.

    Similar to: NFL Now, NBA

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • NBA Blackout rules still apply
    • Live games can only be viewed if you have NBA NBA League Pass subscription. 

NBC


    +, , ,

    Complete episodes, performances, and interviews from NBC shows, on demand the day after they originally air. 

    Similar to: ABC, FOX, CBS

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Ad heavy
    • Limited content for free access. 

NBC Sports


    , ,

    Live sporting events that air on NBC, NBCSN and Golf Channel live for free with NBC Sports Live Extra.

    Similar to: Watch ESPN

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • All Sports Blackout rules still apply
    • Cable subscription needed. Limited content
    • Cannot stream out of United States

Netflix


    + + ,

    Instantly stream thousands of movies and TV episodes, including Netflix Originals, at no additional cost with your Netflix membership. 

    Similar to: Amazon, Hulu Plus, On Demand

    Cord Cutter Cons:  

    • Basic subscription is  limited to two devices at a time, premium subscription will allow up to four devices at a time
    • Many series/episodes at least a month out from broadcast date
    • Lots of old/unpopular content
    • No Live TV Stream

NFL


    ++

    Video streams of your favorite NFL teams, players and coaches right to your device. Watch breaking news, analysis, and more from all 32 NFL teams.Get exclusive interviews and stories about your team, breaking news on your fantasy players, and unlimited access to your favorites in the NFL Films Archives

    Similar to: MLB, NBA

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • NFL Blackout rules still apply.
    • No live games unless you upgrade to larger package.

NHL


    ++

     

    The official app from the National Hockey League (NHL) is the only hockey app that lets you watch in-game video highlights and listen to live game audio from every NHL® game, including the Stanley Cup® Playoffs. Follow your favorite NHL teams during the Stanley Cup Playoffs to personalize your experience, plus get the latest news and analysis from every Stanley Cup Playoffs series.

    Similar to: MLB, NBA, NFL

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Constantly pushing updates (drain on portable resources)
    • NHL Blackout rules still apply
    • No live games unless you upgrade to larger package

Oxygen (Oxygen Now)


    , ,
    Oxygen Now is your new destination for full episodes of your favorite Oxygen TV shows. Full episodes are available the day after they appear on TV, and back episodes are available for some shows.

    Similar to: History, TLC, Lifetime, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream/full episodes
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Cannot stream out of United States.

Paramount Network (formally Spike TV)



    +,

    Full episodes of your favorite shows. 

    Similar to: FX Now, Lifetime, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:    

    • Cable subscription needed
    • No Live Stream
    • No Free Access at all
    •  Ad heavy
    • Cannot stream out of United States

PBS


     

    Hundreds of videos from PBS stations, including episodes from new primetime programs as well as the PBS archives. New national and local content is updated daily on the local PBS website.

    Similar to: ABC, NBC, CBS

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • There are limited shows that you can load and watch
    • PBS may offer SD only streaming without a sign-in

PBS Kids (Watch PBS Kids)


    +, or , ,

    Full episodes of your kid's favorite shows, games, video clips, music videos, and live TV.

    Similar to: Watch Disney Junior

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Limited content
    •  Not a lot of full episodes

PlayStation™ Vue


    +,

    Streams live TV, movies, and sports without a cable or satellite subscription. Cloud-based DVR. Premium channels can be purchased individually or with a multi-channel plan. 

    Similar to: Sling TV, Netflix, Hulu

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cloud  DVR can be glitchy/slow
    • Can't save recordings longer than 28 days
    • Not available on Android devices, Roku or Apple TV
    • Lacks certain channels, like PBS, HBO and some sports networks
    • Many TV episodes are third party linked (ABC.com, CBS.com, NBC.com, etc), this make selection much less robust than On Demand. 

Red Bull


    +,

    Live events, inspirational people, breathtaking stories. Get access to live and exclusive events featuring the world’s greatest athletes, artists, and more. Full seasons of original series.

    Similar to: ESPN, NBC Sports Live Extra

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Very specific market audience
    • Video quality is low on many clips
    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream

Showtime Anytime


    +++

    The streaming service from Showtime that lets you enjoy your favorite Showtime original programming, hit movies, sports, documentaries and comedy specials--plus behind-the-scenes extras. It’s every episode of every season of the best of Showtime --free with your Showtime subscription. 

    Similar to: HBO GO, MAX GO

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed
    • No Free Access at all

Showtime (Streaming)


     ++

    The streaming service from Showtime that lets you enjoy your favorite Showtime original programming, hit movies, sports, documentaries and comedy specials--plus behind-the-scenes extras. It’s every episode of every season of the best of Showtime --free with your Showtime subscription. 

    Similar to: HBO NOW

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • No Free Access at all
    • Monthly subscription needed
    • Cannot stream out of United States

Sling Television


     ,  ,

    Live TV and sports, plus new movies, breaking news, and more.

    Similar to: Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon

    Cord Cutter Cons:  

    • Subscription price starts low but goes up form there depending on what you want to add 
    • Subscription limited to one device at a time
    • Ad heavy
    • Live TV stream only, no fast forward
    • Be prepared for this error to pop up often : "Due to rights restrictions, this content can not be viewed on Sling TV."

Smithsonian Channel


    +, +,

    Full episodes and short video stories. Content is refreshed every week with play lists inspired by the assets of the world’s largest museum complex, The Smithsonian.

    Similar to: History, Discovery

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed
    • Ad heavy
    • No Live Stream
    • Limited content.

TED


    +,  

    Education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus, and music legends. More than 1700 TED Talk videos and audios (with more added each week).

    Similar to: YouTube, Dailymotion

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Limited access to content
    • Better to use the actual web site to have access to all of the videos

Tennis Channel


    +, ,   

    Tennis Channel subscribers can authenticate and watch the network streamed live and for the ultimate tennis fan, and you can upgrade to TC Plus. TC Plus subscribers will unlock access to over 300 live matches not available on Tennis Channel including the French Open mosaic, ATP and WTA tours, Davis Cup matches, Fed Cup matches, plus thousands of hours of on demand programming.

    Similar to: ESPN, NBC Sports Live Extra, WWE

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Apple TV or iOS devices only.
    • Cable subscription subscription needed for live matches

Travel Channel (Watch Travel Channel)


    +, ,
    Full episodes, clips, and previews. 

    Similar to: HGTV, Animal Planet, A&E, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for more comprehensive lists
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content; very few full episodes, clips
    • Cannot stream out of United States.

tru TV


    , ,
    Full episodes on demand. 

    Similar to: History, TLC, Lifetime, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content

TCM -Turner Classic Movies (Watch TCM)


    +, ,
    Over 300 titles to choose from in any month, 2 live broadcast feeds of TCM, and exceptional in-depth background information, clips, and stunning galleries on every title playing on Turner Classic Movies. 

    Similar to: A&E, History, TLC, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Cannot stream out of United States.

TNT (Turner Network Television)


    +, ,
    Exclusive video clips, movies, check the daily schedule to set reminders. Watch full episodes after logging in through your television service provider.

    Similar to: A&E, History, TLC, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Ad heavy
    • Cable subscription needed
    • Limited content
    • Cannot stream out of United States.

TLC (The Learning Channel)


    +, ,
    TLC shows and movies are available wherever and whenever you want. New content is added all the time. 

    Similar to: A&E, History, Watch Tru TV, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Cannot stream out of United States. 
    • "All of your favorite TLC shows and movies" are available.. for you to buy on iTunes. They are not free.

UFC TV


    +or+

    Watch UFC Pay-Per-View events and or subscribe to UFC Fight Pass for access to UFC Fight Nights, the UFC Fight Library and Replays of past pay-per-view events, TV shows, and original content. Press Conferences, live weigh-ins, profiles of your favorite UFC fighters,  and the latest News and TV Schedule. 

    Similar to: WWE

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Very limited content for free access.
    • Premium subscription (UFC Fight Nights)  needed for more content (past fights, etc)
    •  Live PPV events cost extra and are not included with the Premium subscription.

Vevo


    ++

    Premium official music videos and daily video premieres.

    Similar to: YouTube, Dailymotion

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Vevo vids are also available on Youtube, so why bother?

Vimeo



    , + or +

    Upload, manage and watch your videos. Watch videos based on your personal preferences or our curated channels.

    Similar to: YouTube

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Free service is very basic
    • Anything over 500 MB/week will cost you upwards of $200/year.

The Weather Channel

    , +

    The Weather Channel app brings the most useful, hyper-localized forecasts, radar maps, conditions, and alerts directly to you.

    Similar to: CNN, Other weather apps on TiVo

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Graphic/Video heavy
    • Uses a lot of data
    • Other weather apps on TiVo with similar content

WE (Women's Entertainment)



    + or +or  

    Women's Entertainment programming available on demand New content added all the time. 

    Similar to: Lifetime, Oxygen, TLC, etc.

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Cable subscription needed for Live TV Stream/full episodes
    • Ad heavy
    • Very limited free (non-subscribed) content
    • Cannot stream out of United States.

WWE


    ,+

    WWE videos, news and photos. You can use the WWE App as your exclusive portal to WWE Network – a 24/7 streaming service with both scheduled programming and a massive, on-demand library. Only on WWE Network, you’ll see  live pay-per-view events, groundbreaking original series, reality shows and documentaries.

    Similar to: UFC TV

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Very limited content for free access
    • Premium outside subscription needed for more content (past fights, PPV, etc). 

Yahoo!


    + or +

    Stream Saturday Night Live skits, Comedy Central clips, Live Nation concerts, Vevo music videos, instant in-game highlights from the NFL, Yahoo original content and more.

    Similar to: YouTube

    Cord Cutter Cons:   

    • Very limited content for free access
    • No Live TV
    • Ad heavy

Young Hollywood


    +

    Young Hollywood delivers one of kind celebrity interviews and pop culture lifestyle videos.

    Similar to: Aol On, Vimeo, Yahoo

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Very specific market audience
    • Basically just promotional pieces for the latest movies, shows, etc.
    • Video quality is low on many clips
    • No Live Stream

YouTube


    + or +

    Browse and view YouTube videos from your TiVo. Browsing YouTube on your TiVo box is just as easy as browsing YouTube on the Internet. You can pause, rewind, and fast-forward YouTube videos just as you would with any other video on your TiVo box.


    Similar to:
    Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon, Dailymotion

    Cord Cutter Cons: 

    • Limited content
    • No full episodes or movies without paying extra.
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