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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. This would make it the lowest cost live TV streaming service available.

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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 AT&T TV NOW, 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, Android TV, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, Samsung Smart TV, VIZIO Smart TV, or LG Smart TV devices.

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android Phone/Tablet
  • Web Browsers

  • Roku
  • Android TV
  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV
  • LG Smart TV

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)

How much does AT&T WatchTV cost?

AT&T WatchTV is available starting at $15 / month. See the full list: AT&T WatchTV Pricing & Plans

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.

What channels are on AT&T WatchTV?

AT&T WatchTV includes 37 channels including 21 top cable channels. See the full list: AT&T WatchTV Channels.

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 have live sports?

AT&T WatchTV includes live sports from TBS and TNT. See the full list: AT&T WatchTV Sports Channels.

Does AT&T WatchTV offer premium channels?

Premium channels are not available on AT&T WatchTV.

Does AT&T WatchTV offer on demand content?

AT&T WatchTV includes on demand content from most of the channels they offer. Unlike content on your DVR, you won’t be able to skip ads.

Does AT&T WatchTV support TV Everywhere apps?

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

Does AT&T WatchTV have a TV Guide?

AT&T WatchTV includes a TV Guide similar to what you would get with your cable or satellite set-top box.

Does AT&T WatchTV have ads?

AT&T WatchTV includes ads during live viewing of shows, as well on all on-demand content. You can skip ads when you watch shows recorded to your DVR.

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.