The 14 Best Streaming Services in 2020
There are so many steaming options available these days, there truly is something out there for everyone. Whether you are wanting to get rid of your cable or satellite TV provider, or just want to find out what video streaming options are out there, here are some of our favorite streaming services available in 2020!
On Demand Content
Netflix plans start at $8.99 for the Basic plan (streaming on 1 screen at a time in SD only), $12.99 for the Standard plan (2 screens at a time in HD) or $15.99 for the Premium plan (4 screens at a time in Ultra HD). They offer a vast library of original and licensed content (over 100,000 movies and TV shows!) with a 30-day free trial.
Hulu offers a basic plan for $5.99 that includes limited ads, an add-free plan for $11.99 and Hulu + Live TV for $54.99, all with a 30-day free trial. Hulu has a wide variety of original and licensed movies and TV shows. Their Live TV plan includes over 65 channels. You can also bundle Hulu with Disney+ and ESPN+ for $12.99!
Right now, Apple TV+ only has original movies and TV shows available to stream, but it is only $4.99/month and you can get a free year when you buy an eligible Apple product. Start today with a 7-day free trial!
For $5.99 a month, you can live stream thousands of live sports events from the MLB, NHL and more, plus stream exclusive ESPN+ content! You can bundle ESPN+ with Hulu and Disney+ for $12.99/month
All of your favorite NBCUniversal content, like The Office and Parks and Recreation, is on Peacock! They also have a library of other licensed content to stream. Peacock is free to watch with commercials – no credit card required! You can upgrade to the Premium plan for $4.99 to unlock even more content, or for an additional $5 sign up for Premium Plus, which removes commercials.
For $14.99/month, you can access one of the largest streaming libraries available. From original HBO content to licensed content like Friends and The Big Bang Theory, HBO Max has over 10,000 hours of content. They are also offering a 7-day free trial to get started!
If you already have Amazon Prime, then you can already watch this streaming service! If you don’t already have Amazon Prime, you can sign up for $119/year or buy Prime Video standalone for $8.99/month. Prime Video has original content, as well as a large library of other licensed content.
Disney+ is $6.99/month and you can stream the entire Disney movie and TV library on demand, as well as content from National Geographic, Marvel and Star Wars. You can also bundle it with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99.
Sling TV starts at $30/month for a live TV streaming service. You can choose from two different channel packages (Blue or Orange or you can upgrade to the $45 plan, which allows you to stream from both channel packages. They offer a 3-day free trial, and you can also add on extras like more channels and extra DVR space!
Philo is among the cheapest live TV streaming services out there. For only $20/month, you can stream 61 live TV channels with a 7-day free trial to start. Although there are no sports or local channels, they allow you to record and store TV show for up to 30 days. You can also add-on Starz or Epix for an extra fee.
Perfect for sports fans, FuboTV allows you to stream live sports channels, as well as over 100 other channels! They offer two plans: Family and Ultra for $64.99 and $84.99, respectively, with a 7-day free trial. The Family plan includes 113 channels and the Ultra plan includes 198 channels. Both plans allow you to stream 130+ live sports events in 4k.
For $64.99/month, you can live stream over 85 channels on YouTube TV with a 7-day free trial included. Unlike other streaming services, YouTube TV also includes unlimited cloud DVR storage and sports channels including NBA and MLB.
Sign up for their Plus plan for $55/month and get 45+ channels, or their Max plan is $80/month for 60+ channels plus more sports coverage and HBO Max included. You can also add-on premium channels for an additional fee. Plus, take advantage of their 1-week free trial.
Watch your favorite CBS, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon or MTV shows – plus stream your local CBS channel – all with CBS All Access! Starting at $5.99 for limited commercials and $9.99 for an ad-free experience, CBS All Access also includes a 1-week free trial.
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