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:
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.
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?
Does AT&T WatchTV have live sports?
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.