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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.

Unfortunately, it no longer accepting new customers. For other low-cost options, try Philo, Sling TV, or T-Mobile TVision

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Features

No Cloud DVR

Unfortunately, it does not appear that AT&T WatchTV includes a DVR.

On Demand

There is a variety of on demand content to stream within the AT&T WatchTV app.

No Parental Controls

There are no parental controls for AT&T WatchTV.

Only DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, and Sling TV have parental control features.

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Compatible Devices

AT&T WatchTV is compatible with these devices:

AT&T WatchTV is not compatible with Roku, PlayStation, Xbox, or Nintendo devices.

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Android TV
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android Phone/Tablet
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • LG Smart TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV

  • Roku
  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo

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.

Computer

You can watch AT&T WatchTV on Mac and Windows computers using most major browsers.

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Channels

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.

Local Channels

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.


Sports Channels

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

Premium Channels

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.


Tech Specs

4K
1080p
720p

720p HD

Most video streams are in 720p HD.

30 FPS
60 FPS

60 FPS

Most video streams in 60 FPS.

Stereo Sound

Stereo Sound

Content has stereo audio.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Does AT&T WatchTV have a free trial?

AT&T WatchTV does not have a free trial.

Does AT&T WatchTV have a DVR?

AT&T WatchTV does not have a DVR.

How many streams are allowed at once on AT&T WatchTV?

AT&T WatchTV only allows one device at a time. See more details: AT&T WatchTV Simultaneous Streams

Does AT&T WatchTV have local channels?

AT&T WatchTV does not include ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Telemundo, The CW or Univision.

Does AT&T WatchTV offer premium channels?

Premium channels are not available on AT&T WatchTV.

Does AT&T WatchTV support TV Everywhere apps?

You cannot access TV Everywhere apps with AT&T WatchTV.

Does AT&T WatchTV offer 4K streaming?

AT&T WatchTV does not include 4K content as part of the service.

Does AT&T WatchTV offer Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound?

AT&T WatchTV does not include Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound as part of the service.

DIRECTV STREAM Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $50 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for DIRECTV STREAM.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Sling TV Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $25 Uber Eats Gift Card when you sign up for Sling TV.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Hulu Live TV Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $35 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for Hulu Live TV.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.