AT&T WatchTV Review
AT&T WatchTV is a live TV streaming service that gives access to live entertainment channels for only $15 / month and free for AT&T Unlimited &More customers.
No Cloud DVR
Unfortunately, it does not appear that AT&T WatchTV includes a DVR.
There is a variety of on demand content to stream within the AT&T WatchTV app.
AT&T WatchTV is compatible with these devices:
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast (Google Cast)
- Android TV (Google Cast)
- Android Phone/Tablet
- LG Smart TV (AirPlay)
- Samsung Smart TV (AirPlay)
- Sony Smart TV (AirPlay/Google Cast)
- VIZIO Smart TV (AirPlay/Google Cast)
Phone & Tablet Apps
AT&T WatchTV has apps for iPhone, iPad, as well as Android Phones and tablets.
The App is identical to the newly launched DIRECTV NOW app with three main tabs: Watch Now, My Library, and Discover.
The Watch Now tab includes feature shows and movies, as well as a live thumbnail for what you’re currently watching.
Unlike DIRECTV NOW, My Library only shows your bookmarked shows since AT&T WatchTV doesn’t include a DVR.
The Discover tab lets you quickly browse all on demand shows and movies.
The app also includes a standard grid guide, as well an easy way to search for shows.
You can watch AT&T WatchTV on Mac and Windows computers using most major browsers.
It is most similar to Philo with entertainment channels from A&E Networks, AMC Networks, Discovery, Scripps Networks, Viacom — but also includes channels from Turner (TNT, TBS, CNN, & HLN).
The service includes top cable channels like A&E, AMC, BET, Comedy Central, CNN, Discovery, HGTV, Nickelodeon, TBS, and TNT.
You can see AT&T WatchTV’s full channel lineup below.
It is most notably missing Bravo, Disney Channel, E!, Nickelodeon, MTV, USA Network, and major sports networks like ESPN, FS1, and NBCSN.
AT&T WatchTV doesn’t offer any local channels like ABC, CBS, The CW, Fox, NBC, Telemundo, and Univision.
Top Cable Channels
AT&T WatchTV offers top cable channels from A&E Networks, AMC Networks, Discovery/Scripps, Turner, and Viacom.
You get 20 of the top 35 cable channels as part of the WatchTV package.
The top 35 cable channels are listed below.
National Sports Channels
In order to keep monthly pricing low, AT&T WatchTV doesn’t include access to any sports-exclusive channels like ESPN, FS1, or NBCSN.
However, you will get TBS and TNT which will include NBA and MLB regular season and playoff coverage.
Regional Sports Networks (RSNs)
AT&T WatchTV doesn’t include access to regional sports networks (RSNs) as part of their service.
RSNs in Other Markets
AT&T WatchTV doesn’t currently offer the ability to add premium channels. You can get HBO for free though if you subscribe to an AT&T Unlimited &More Premiu plan.
Most video streams are in 720p HD.
Most video streams in 60 FPS.
Content has stereo audio.