You Can Now Use Sling to Watch Free On Demand and Subscribe to Individual Channels & PPV Events without a Subscription
Sling TV announced today that you can now use the service to watch free on demand shows, subscribe to individual channels like Showtime, and to purchase PPV events even if you don’t have a Sling Orange or Blue subscription.
Free On Demand Shows on Sling
Beginning with users on Roku, customers can access more than 100 hours of free TV shows and movies for free. The My TV section will include free shows and movies like “Wrecked,” “The Detour,” “Good Behavior,” “Flip or Flop” and more.
We expect Sling to roll it out to other platforms in the near future.
Subscribe to Channels with Sling
Sling also launched a service similar to Amazon Channels where you can subscribe to individual channels à la carte without needing a Sling Orange or Blue subscription.
You can subscribe to channels like Showtime, CuriosityStream, and NBA League Pass directly from the Sling interface.
As part of the announcement, Sling added three new on demand channels to the marketplace: Stingray Karaoke, Outside TV, and Dove. You will be able to sample content from the channels before subscribing.
- Showtime: $10
- CuriosityStream: $6
- Stingray Karaoke: $7
- Dove Channel: $5
- Outside TV: $5
- Up Faith & Family: $5
- Pantaya: $6
- NBA League Pass: $28.99
Buy PPV Events with Sling
Sling TV was the first Live TV Streaming Service to offer PPV events.
Since 2017, Sling has offered popular UFC fights and boxing matches for purchase by Sling Blue and Sling Orange subscribers. Starting today, consumers can access these PPV events as a one-time purchase without purchasing a Sling TV base subscription.
Starting today, consumers can access these PPV events as a one-time purchase without purchasing a Sling TV base subscription.
You can learn more about all the announcements here.
About the Channels
Ready to belt out classic songs and today’s biggest hits? Stingray Karaoke brings you the best karaoke songs with scrolling lyrics displayed on video backgrounds and optional lead vocal tracks. With more than 10,000 songs to choose from, Stingray Karaoke features hits in popular genres from all eras. For $7 per month, you can add Stingray Karaoke to any Sling TV subscription, or purchase on a standalone basis. Plus, just in time for the Fourth of July, you check out free, patriotic songs from Stingray Karaoke including “American Girl,” “Sweet Home Alabama” and more.
Gather your whole family and grab the popcorn! With more than 300 hours of curated, family-friendly content, Dove Channel brings a library of wholesome entertainment to Sling TV. From genres like comedy, drama and mystery, Dove Channel features TV shows, musicals, documentaries and movies like “The Perfect Wave” and “The Wild Stallion.” For $5 per month, you can add Dove Channel to any Sling TV subscription, or purchase on a standalone basis.
Highlighting personal journeys and human emotions of the action and adventure sports world, Outside TV Features includes full-length feature films, TV series and award-winning documentaries like “Shipwrecked” and “Between the Peaks.” You can now access a wide selection of on-demand content that showcases accomplished athletes, filmmakers and adventure seekers. For $5 per month, you can add Outside TV Features to any Sling TV subscription, or purchase on a standalone basis.