The Best Live TV Streaming Service in Austin, TX

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Austin, TX Local Channels

We recommend PlayStation Vue for most viewers in the Austin, TX area.
You’ll be able to watch local channels and 25 of the Top 35 Cable channels.

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ABC Channel 24 (KVUE)
ABC Channel 24 (KVUE)
ABC Channel 24 (KVUE)
CBS Channel 42 (KEYE)
CBS National Feed
CBS Channel 42 (KEYE)
Fox Channel 7 (KTBC)
Fox Channel 7 (KTBC)
Fox Channel 7 (KTBC)
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NBC
NBC Channel 36 (KXAN)
NBC Channel 36 (KXAN)
Telemundo National Feed
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Telemundo
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Telemundo
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The CW
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The CW
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The CW
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Univision
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Univision
Univision Channel 62 (KAKW)
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A&E
A&E
A&E
AMC
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AMC
AMC
Animal Planet
Animal Planet
Animal Planet
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BET
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BET
BET
Bravo
Bravo
Bravo
Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
CNN
CNN
CNN
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Comedy Central
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Comedy Central
Comedy Central
Discovery
Discovery
Discovery
Disney Channel
Disney Channel
Disney Channel
E!
E!
E!
ESPN
ESPN
ESPN
Food Network
Food Network
Food Network
Fox News
Fox News
Fox News
Fox Sports 1
Fox Sports 1
Fox Sports 1
Freeform
Freeform
Freeform
FX
FX
FX
FXX
FXX
FXX
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Hallmark
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Hallmark
Hallmark
HGTV
HGTV
HGTV
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History
History
History
Investigation Discovery
Investigation Discovery
Investigation Discovery
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Lifetime
Lifetime
Lifetime
MSNBC
MSNBC
MSNBC
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MTV
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MTV
MTV
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Nickelodeon
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Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon
OWN
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OWN
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OWN
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Paramount Network
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Paramount Network
Paramount Network
Syfy
Syfy
Syfy
TBS
TBS
TBS
TLC
TLC
TLC
TNT
TNT
TNT
truTV
truTV
truTV
USA Network
USA Network
USA Network
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VH1
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VH1
VH1
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Austin, TX Sports

Game availability can vary from game to game. We have schedules for your favorite teams.

Regional Sports Networks (RSNs)

These are the available RSNs in the Austin, TX area.

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$40–$75$45–$50$40$16–$20$45–$80$25$25$40
AT&T SportsNet Southwest--------
Fox Sports Oklahoma≥ $55-------
Fox Sports Southwest≥ $55-≥ $50-
Longhorn Network≥ $55---≥ $50---

Other Channels

Top Cable Channels

The DIRECTV NOW “Live a Little” $40 plan is by far the most comprehensive base plan of any of the services. It includes 34 of the top 35 cable channels (the one missing channel is OWN) and 45 of the top 50 overall channels.

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$40–$75 $45–$50 $40 $16–$20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $40
A&E - -
AMC -
Animal Planet - - - -
BET - - - ^ $5 -
Bravo - -
Cartoon Network -
CNN -
Comedy Central - - - -
Discovery - - -
Disney Channel - - -
E! - - ^ $5
ESPN - - -
Food Network -
Fox News - - -
Fox Sports 1 - -
Freeform - - -
FX - -
FXX - -
Hallmark - ≥ $50 ^ $5 ^ $5 -
HGTV -
History - -
Investigation Discovery - -
Lifetime - -
MSNBC - - ^ $5
MTV - - - ^ $5 ^ $5 -
Nickelodeon - - - - - -
OWN ≥ $55 - - - - -
Paramount Network - - - ^ $5 ^ $5 -
Syfy - -
TBS -
TLC - - -
TNT -
truTV - ^ $5
USA Network - -
VH1 - - - ^ $5 ^ $5 -

Sports Channels

Sports fans tend to have different needs; some want national sports channels like ESPN and TNT, but others want regional sports networks like YES Network and Comcast Sportsnet.

National Sports Channels

Most services include ESPN/ESPN2, NBCSN, FS1/FS2, TBS, and TNT in their basic packages.

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$40–$75 $45–$50 $40 $16–$20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $40
ESPN - - -
ESPN2 - - -
Fox Sports 1 - -
Fox Sports 2 ≥ $65 - -
NBC Sports Network - -
TBS -
TNT -

Pro Sports

Most services don’t offer pro sports networks in their base plan.

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$40–$75 $45–$50 $40 $16–$20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $40
MLB Network ≥ $55 - - - ≥ $50 - -
NBA TV ≥ $65 - - ≥ $50 ^ $5 ^ $10
NFL Network ≥ $55 - - ≥ $50 - -
NFL RedZone - ^ $9 - - ^ $10 - ^ $10 -
NHL Network ≥ $65 - - - - ^ $5 ^ $10 -

Other Sports Channels

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$40–$75 $45–$50 $40 $16–$20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $40
beIN Sports - - - - ^ $5 ^ $10 -
Eleven Sports - - - ≥ $60 - - -
ESPNEWS ≥ $55 - - ≥ $50 ^ $5 -
Fox Soccer Plus - ^ $6 - - ^ $15 - - ^ $15
Golf Channel ≥ $65 - ≥ $50 - ^ $10
Olympic Channel ≥ $65 - - -
Tennis Channel ≥ $55 - - - ≥ $60 - -

Premium Channels

Most of the streaming services offer premium channels like Cinemax, HBO, Showtime, and Starz as add-ons to your subscription.

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$40–$75 $45–$50 $40 $16–$20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $40
Cinemax ^ $5 - ^ $9 - ^ $15 ^ $10 ^ $10 -
EPIX - - - - - ^ $5 ^ $5 -
HBO ^ $5 - ^ $15 - ^ $15 ($80) ^ $15 ^ $15 -
Showtime ^ $8 ^ $11 ^ $5 - ^ $11 ($80) ^ $10 ^ $10 ^ $11
Starz ^ $8 - - - - ^ $9 ^ $9 -

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