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Canceling Hulu + Live TV After Price Hike? 6 Cheaper Options to Switch from Hulu Live TV

Jason Gurwin

It’s official, Hulu Live TV has raised the price of the service from $54.99 to $64.99 today.

If you are looking for other alternatives to Hulu + Live TV at a lower price, we’ve got all the options for you. We compared channels, DVR, pricing, and plans of seven alternatives for Hulu + Live TV subscribers.

If you want to compare your favorite channels, use The Streamable’s Matchmaker Tool to find the best option based on what you watch.

6 Options for Hulu + Live Subscribers

1. fuboTV ($59.99)

fuboTV recently added Disney-owned networks including ABC, ESPN, Disney Channel, FX, Nat Geo in August.

With the additions, they include 30 of the Top 35 Cable Channels, missing only those from WarnerMedia like CNN, TBS, and TNT.

For those in New York, Boston, Houston, and Pittsburgh they are one of the only streaming services that offer MSG/MSG+, AT&T SportsNet Southwest, NESN, and AT&T Sportsnet Pittsburgh (in January). But, they are also without Sinclair-owned Fox Sports RSNs, which were dropped in January.

In comparison to Hulu + Live TV, you’ll lose Cartoon Network, CNN, TBS, TNT e truTV, but you’ll gain AMC, BET, Comedy Central, Hallmark Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, VH1 e WE tv.

In terms of sports, they are one of the only alternatives that carry NFL Network, NFL RedZone, NBA TV, MLB Network, and NHL Network as part of their service (some require their $5 Extra or $11 Sports Plus add-on). They also are the only service that offers a multi-screen (PIP) feature that many streamers love for sports.

They offer a $5 upgrade to their Family Plan, which includes 250 Hour DVR and Third Simultaneous Stream.

Cloud DVR

The service includes a 30 Hour DVR, which can be upgraded to 250 Hours, plus a third stream for $5.

Max Streams

The service includes 2 Simultaneous Streams, but you can add a Third Stream, along with a 250 Hour DVR for $5.

2. Philo ($20)

If you’re willing to sacrifice local and live sports, Philo is a great budget option that will give you 18 channels of the Top Cable channels from your Hulu Live TV plan. You’ll get channels from AMC, A+E, Viacom (MTV, VH1, etc), and Discovery/Scripps (Discovery, Food Network, HGTV).

In comparison to Hulu Live TV, you’ll lose Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNN, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, E!, ESPN, Fox News, Freeform, FX, FXX, MSNBC, Syfy, TBS, TNT, truTV e USA Network, but you’ll gain AMC, BET, Comedy Central, Hallmark Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, VH1 e WE tv.

Besides the cost savings, you’ll also get an Unlimited DVR and three simultaneous streams. They don’t have local channels, so you will either need an OTA antenna or Locast for that.

Cloud DVR

Includes Unlimited DVR.

Max Streams

Includes 3 Simultaneous Streams.

3. Sling Orange + Blue ($45)

For $45 you’ll get 27 channels of the 35 Top Cable Channels. For a limited time, when you subscribe, you will get your $10 OFF your first month.

You’ll get channels from AMC, Disney (ESPN, Disney), Discovery/Scripps (Discovery, Food Network, HGTV), FX, NBCU (Bravo), and Turner (TNT, TBS, CNN).

In comparison to Hulu + Live TV, you’ll gain AMC, BET e Comedy Central. While you’ll lose channels like Disney Junior e FXX in their base plan, you can add some as part of their $5 Extra packs.

One unique feature with Sling is that you can add additional channels through Extra packs like Kids, Comedy, News, and Lifestyle. For $5 each, or $10 for all four — you can add channels like MTV, VH1, E!, Disney Junior, and MSNBC.

In order to get NFL Network, NFL RedZone, MLB Network and NBA TV, you’ll need to add the Sports Extra pack ($10), which also includes NHL Network.

They also have a Total TV Deal which includes all 7 Extra Packs and a 50 Hour DVR for $25. This means that you can get almost every channel available on Sling for a bit more ($70) as Hulu Live TV.

Sling only carries NBC & FOX, it’s only in select markets, but you can either supplement with an antenna or a free service like Locast.

Cloud DVR

Includes 10 Hour DVR, Can Upgrade to 50 Hour for $5

Max Streams

Includes up to 4 Streams (Depending on Channel)

4. AT&T TV NOW ($55)

What used to be one of the worst deals in streaming, now it seems cheap in comparison.

In comparison to Hulu + Live TV you’ll gain BET, Comedy Central, Hallmark Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon e VH1, but you’ll lose A&E, Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, History, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, TLC e Travel Channel.

The service has most of the same local ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliates then Hulu + Live TV, but not all of them.

Also, if you want Fox Sports RSNs, YES Network, or Marquee Sports Network, you can upgrade to their $79.99 Max plan.

Cloud DVR

Includes 500 Hour DVR.

Max Streams

Includes up to 3 Simultaneous Streams.


5. T-Mobile TVision Live ($40)

T-Mobile just launched their own live streaming service TVision Live ($40+).

If you subscribe to TVision Live, you’ll get most of the channels you get on Hulu Live TV. TVision Live also now includes channels from their VIBE plan: Discovery, Hallmark, and ViacomCBS.

In comparison to Hulu + Live TV, you’ll gain AMC, BET, Comedy Central, Hallmark Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, VH1 e WE tv, while you’ll lose channels like A&E, History e Lifetime.

In terms of sports, you will be able to get NBC Sports RSNs and NFL Network as part of TVision Live+ ($50), as well as NFL RedZone as part of TVision Live Zone ($60).

TVision only carries FOX, NBC, and ABC, but you can either supplement with an antenna or a free service like Locast.

Cloud DVR

Includes 100 Hour DVR

Max Streams

Includes up to 3 Streams


6. Vidgo ($55)

For just $55 a month, you’ll get 23 channels Top Cable Channels, ABC & FOX in select markets, NFL Network, and many college sports networks. For a limited time however, you can get your first two months for just $10 a month.

Vidgo isn’t as polished as Hulu Live TV, but is $10 cheaper and includes many of the same channels.

In comparison to Hulu + Live TV, you’ll lose Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNN, E!, MSNBC, Syfy, TBS, TNT, truTV e USA Network, but you’ll gain BET, Comedy Central, Hallmark Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network e VH1.

If you’re a College Sports fan, you’ll also get ACC Network, ACC Network Extra, Big Ten Network, ESPNU, Longhorn Network, Pac-12 Network e SEC Network. They also include NFL Network — and you can get NFL RedZone.

Cloud DVR

No DVR. Coming Soon.

Max Streams

Includes up to 3 Simultaneous Streams.


Other Options:

While it’s not cheaper, if you want a service with more channels, for the same price – you should consider YouTube TV.

YouTube TV ($65)

For $65 you’ll get 31 channels of the 35 Top Cable Channels. Just like Hulu though, they dropped Fox Sports RSNs earlier this month, after losing YES Network earlier this year.

In comparison to Hulu + Live TV, you’ll lose A&E, History e Lifetime, but you’ll gain AMC, BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, VH1 e WE tv.

They recently added NFL Network, as well as a new Sports Plus ($11) add-on, which included NFL RedZone.

The biggest gain though, is included in your service is an unlimited DVR, with skippable commercials. You also get three simultaneous streams that you can share across 6 profiles.

Cloud DVR

Includes an Unlimited DVR.

Max Streams

Includes 3 Simultaneous Streams.

Comparison of Channels Across Live TV Streaming Services

Top Cable

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US$ 54,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 16 US$ 64,99 US$ 50 US$ 60 US$ 10 US$ 54,99
A&E - - - -
AMC - - -
BET -
Bravo - - -
Cartoon Network - - - -
CNN - - - -
Comedy Central -
Discovery -
Disney Channel - -
Disney Junior - ^ US$ 6 -
E! - - -
ESPN - -
Food Network -
Fox News - -
Freeform - -
FX - -
FXX - ^ US$ 6 -
Hallmark Channel - - ^ US$ 6
HGTV -
History - - - -
Investigation Discovery -
Lifetime - - - -
MSNBC - - -
MTV - ^ US$ 6
Nickelodeon - -
Paramount Network - - ^ US$ 6
Syfy - - -
TBS - - - -
TLC -
TNT - - - -
Travel Channel -
truTV - - - -
USA Network - - -
VH1 - ^ US$ 6
WE tv - - ^ US$ 6 -

Locals

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US$ 54,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 16 US$ 50 US$ 60 US$ 10 US$ 54,99
ABC - - -
CBS - - - - -
Fox - -
NBC - - -
Telemundo - - - -
The CW - - - - -
Univision - - - - - - - -

Regional Sports

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US$ 54,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 16 US$ 50 US$ 60 US$ 10 US$ 54,99
Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) - - - - -

National Sports

AT&T NOW fuboTV Hulu YouTube Philo Sling TVision Vidgo
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US$ 54,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 16 US$ 50 US$ 60 US$ 10 US$ 54,99
ESPN - -
ESPN2 - -
Fox Sports 1 - -
Fox Sports 2 - - ^ US$ 15 -
NBC Sports Network - - -
TBS - - - -
TNT - - - -

Pro Sports

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US$ 54,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 16 US$ 50 US$ 60 US$ 10 US$ 54,99
MLB Network - ^ US$ 11 - - ^ US$ 15 - - -
NBA TV - ^ US$ 11 - - ^ US$ 15 - -
NFL Network - - - -
NFL RedZone - ^ US$ 11 - ^ US$ 11 - ^ US$ 15 - -
NHL Network - ^ US$ 11 - - - ^ US$ 15 - - -

College Sports

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US$ 54,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 16 US$ 50 US$ 60 US$ 10 US$ 54,99
ACC Network - - ^ US$ 15 -
ACC Network Extra - - - ^ US$ 15 - -
Big Ten Network - - ^ US$ 15 -
CBS Sports Network - - - - - -
ESPNU - ^ US$ 8 - ^ US$ 15 -
Fox College Sports - ^ US$ 11 - ^ US$ 11 - - - - -
Longhorn Network - - - - - ^ US$ 15 -
Pac-12 Network - ^ US$ 11 - - - ^ US$ 15 - -
SEC Network - - ^ US$ 15 -

Other Sports

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US$ 54,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 64,99 US$ 16 US$ 50 US$ 60 US$ 10 US$ 54,99
beIN Sports - - - - ^ US$ 15 - -
Eleven Sports - - - - - - - -
ESPNEWS - ^ US$ 8 - ^ US$ 15 -
Fox Soccer Plus - ^ US$ 6 - ^ US$ 11 - - - - -
Golf Channel - - ^ US$ 15 - -
Olympic Channel - - ^ US$ 15 - -
Tennis Channel - ^ US$ 11 - - - ^ US$ 15 - - -

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