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Canceling YouTube TV After Dropping Fox RSNs? 6 Best Alternatives to Switch from YouTube TV

Jason Gurwin

Last night, YouTube TV announced that they would be dropping Fox Regional Sports Networks after signing a short-term extension in March. The news comes a few months after they raised the price by 30% at the end of June.

If you are looking for other alternatives to YouTube TV, that still carry Fox Sports RSNs, you have two options: Hulu Live TV, which is $10 cheaper at $54.99 a month, or AT&T TV NOW, which includes them in their $79.99 Max Plan.

If you’re looking for other alternatives to YouTube TV, whether a similar channel package or a lower price, we’ve got you covered. We compared channels, DVR, pricing, and plans of six alternatives for YouTube TV subscribers.

If you want to compare your favorite channels, use The Streamable’s Matchmaker Tool to find the best option based on what you watch.

Six Alternatives for YouTube TV Subscribers

1. Hulu + Live TV ($55)

For the $10 less than YouTube TV, you’ll get 26 channels of the 35 Top Cable Channels, including your local RSN. The service carries a similar number of ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliates than YouTube TV, so you’re likely to get them in your area.

In comparison to YouTube TV, you’ll lose AMC, BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, VH1 et WE tv, but you’ll gain A&E, History et Lifetime.

They are the only service that carries all Fox Sports RSNs including YES Network, Fox Sports West, and Fox Sports Prime Ticket across markets — which YouTube TV no longer carries.

If you’re a College Sports fan, you’ll also get ACC Network, Big Ten Network, SEC Network, ESPNU, and CBS Sports Network. You will lose MLB Network, NBA TV, and NFL Network, as well as the option to add NFL RedZone.

Cloud DVR

Includes 50 Hour DVR (but you can’t skip ads), can upgrade to 200 hour DVR for $9.99 a month, which includes the ability to fast-forward through ads.

Max Streams

Includes up to 2 Simultaneous Streams, but can upgrade to Unlimited Screens in your home (and 3 on mobile) for $9.99 a month.

2. AT&T TV NOW ($80)

To get Fox Sports RSNs, AT&T TV NOW is $15 more expensive YouTube TV. The service has most of the same local ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliates than YouTube TV, but not all of them.

In comparison to YouTube TV, you’ll gain Hallmark, but you’ll lose AMC, Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, TLC, Travel Channel et WE tv.

If you’re a College Sports fan, you’ll also get ACC Network, ACC Network Extra, Big Ten Network, CBS Sports Network, ESPNU, Longhorn Network et SEC Network. But, in order to get your local RSN, you will need to splurge for their $80 Max Plan — which at that point, you mind as well choose another Live TV Streaming Service or switch back to cable.

Cloud DVR

Includes 500 Hour DVR.

Max Streams

Includes up to 3 Simultaneous Streams.

3. fuboTV ($60)

fuboTV recently added Disney-owned networks including ABC, ESPN, Disney Channel, FX, Nat Geo in August.

With the additions, they include 30 of the Top 35 Cable Channels. But, they are also without Sinclair-owned Fox Sports RSNs, which were dropped in January.

In comparison to YouTube TV, you’ll lose Cartoon Network, CNN, TBS, TNT et truTV, but you’ll gain A&E, Hallmark, History et Lifetime.

In terms of sports, they are one of the only alternatives that carry NFL Network, NFL RedZone, NBA TV, MLB Network, and NHL Network as part of their service (some require their $5 Extra or $11 Sports Plus add-on). They also are the only service that offers a similar multi-screen (PIP) feature that many streamers love for sports.

For those in New York, Boston, and Houston, they are one of the only streaming services that offer MSG/MSG+, AT&T SportsNet Southwest, and NESN.

They offer a $5 upgrade to their Family Plan, which includes 250 Hour DVR and Third Simultaneous Stream.

Cloud DVR

The service includes a 30 Hour DVR, which can be upgraded to 500 Hours, plus a third stream for $5.

Max Streams

The service includes 2 Simultaneous Streams, but you can add a Third Stream, along with a 250 Hour DVR for $5.

3. Philo ($20)

If you’re willing to sacrifice local and live sports, Philo is a great budget option that will give you 18 channels of the Top Cable channels from your YouTube TV plan. You’ll get channels from AMC, A+E, Viacom (MTV, VH1, etc), and Discovery/Scripps (Discovery, Food Network, HGTV).

In comparison to YouTube TV, you’ll lose Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNN, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, E!, ESPN, Fox News, Freeform, FX, FXX, MSNBC, Syfy, TBS, TNT, truTV et USA Network, but you’ll gain A&E, Hallmark, History et Lifetime.

Besides the cost savings, you’ll also get an Unlimited DVR and three simultaneous streams.

Cloud DVR

Includes Unlimited DVR.

Max Streams

Includes 3 Simultaneous Streams.

4. Sling Orange + Blue ($45)

For $45 you’ll get 28 channels of the 35 Top Cable Channels.

You’ll get channels from AMC, Disney (ESPN, Disney), Discovery/Scripps (Discovery, Food Network, HGTV), FX, NBCU (Bravo), and Turner (TNT, TBS, CNN).

However, just like YouTube TV, they no longer carry Fox Sports RSNs, which used to be on their Sling Blue plan.

In comparison to YouTube TV, you’ll gain A&E, History et Lifetime. While you’ll lose channels like Disney Junior, FXX, MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 et WE tv in their base plan, you can add some as part of their $5 Extra packs.

One unique feature with Sling is that you can add additional channels through Extra packs like Kids, Comedy, News, and Lifestyle. For $5 each, or $10 for all four — you can add channels like MTV, VH1, E!, Disney Junior, and MSNBC.

In order to get NFL Network, NFL RedZone, MLB Network and NBA TV (which YouTube TV offers), you’ll need to add the Sports Extra pack ($10), which also includes NHL Network.

They also have a Total TV Deal which includes all 7 Extra Packs and a 50 Hour DVR for $25. This means that you can get almost every channel available on Sling for almost the same price ($70) as YouTube TV.

Sling only carries NBC & FOX, it’s only in select markets, but you can either supplement with an antenna or a free service like Locast.

Cloud DVR

Includes 10 Hour DVR, Can Upgrade to 50 Hour for $5

Max Streams

Includes up to 4 Streams (Depending on Channel)

5. Vidgo ($40)

Vidgo isn’t as polished as YouTube TV, but is $25 cheaper and includes many of the same channels. For just $40 a month, you’ll get 23 channels Top Cable Channels, ABC & FOX in select markets, NFL Network, and many college sports networks.

You won’t gain any additional Top Channels on Vidgo, but you’ll lose A&E, Hallmark, History et Lifetime.
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If you’re a College Sports fan, you’ll also get ACC Network, ACC Network Extra, Big Ten Network, ESPNU, Longhorn Network, Pac-12 Network et SEC Network. They also include NFL Network — and you can get NFL RedZone for just $10 more as part of their Plus plan.

Cloud DVR

No DVR. Coming Soon.

Max Streams

Includes up to 3 Simultaneous Streams.

Comparison of Channels Across Live TV Streaming Services

The following comparison is done based on the channels that will be added to fuboTV (Disney/ESPN) and YouTube TV (Viacom) this summer.

Top Cable

AT&T NOW fuboTV Hulu Philo YouTube Sling Vidgo
“MAX” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “Base” “YouTube TV” “Combo” “Core”
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79,99 $US 59,99 $US 54,99 $US 16 $US 64,99 $US 45 $US 40 $US
A&E - -
AMC - - -
BET -
Bravo - -
Cartoon Network - - -
CNN - - -
Comedy Central -
Discovery -
Disney Channel -
Disney Junior - ^ 5 $US
E! - -
ESPN -
Food Network -
Fox News -
Freeform -
FX -
FXX - ^ 5 $US
Hallmark - - ^ 5 $US
HGTV -
History - -
Investigation Discovery -
Lifetime - -
MSNBC - -
MTV - ^ 5 $US
Nickelodeon - -
Paramount Network -
Syfy - -
TBS - - -
TLC -
TNT - - -
Travel Channel -
truTV - - -
USA Network - -
VH1 - ^ 5 $US
WE tv - - ^ 5 $US -

Locals

AT&T NOW fuboTV Hulu Philo Sling Vidgo
“MAX” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “Base” “Combo” “Core”
Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial
79,99 $US 59,99 $US 54,99 $US 16 $US 45 $US 40 $US
ABC - -
CBS - - -
Fox -
NBC - -
Telemundo - - -
The CW - - -
Univision - - - - -

Regional Sports

AT&T NOW fuboTV Hulu YouTube Philo Sling Vidgo
“MAX” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo” “Core”
Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial
79,99 $US 59,99 $US 54,99 $US 64,99 $US 16 $US 45 $US 40 $US
Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) - -

National Sports

AT&T NOW fuboTV Hulu YouTube Philo Sling Vidgo
“MAX” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo” “Core”
Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial
79,99 $US 59,99 $US 54,99 $US 64,99 $US 16 $US 45 $US 40 $US
ESPN -
ESPN2 -
Fox Sports 1 -
Fox Sports 2 - ^ 15 $US
NBC Sports Network - -
TBS - - -
TNT - - -

Pro Sports

AT&T NOW fuboTV Hulu YouTube Philo Sling Vidgo
“MAX” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo” “Core”
Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial
79,99 $US 59,99 $US 54,99 $US 64,99 $US 16 $US 45 $US 40 $US
MLB Network - ^ 11 $US - - ^ 15 $US -
NBA TV - ^ 11 $US - - ^ 15 $US -
NFL Network - - -
NFL RedZone - ^ 11 $US - ^ 11 $US - ^ 15 $US -
NHL Network - ^ 11 $US - - - ^ 15 $US -

College Sports

AT&T NOW fuboTV Hulu YouTube Philo Sling Vidgo
“MAX” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo” “Core”
Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial
79,99 $US 59,99 $US 54,99 $US 64,99 $US 16 $US 45 $US 40 $US
ACC Network - ^ 15 $US
ACC Network Extra - - ^ 15 $US
Big Ten Network -
CBS Sports Network - - -
ESPNU ^ 6 $US - ^ 15 $US
Fox College Sports - ^ 11 $US - ^ 11 $US - - -
Longhorn Network - - - - ^ 15 $US
Pac-12 Network - - - - ^ 15 $US
SEC Network - ^ 15 $US

Other Sports

AT&T NOW fuboTV Hulu YouTube Philo Sling Vidgo
“MAX” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo” “Core”
Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial
79,99 $US 59,99 $US 54,99 $US 64,99 $US 16 $US 45 $US 40 $US
beIN Sports - - - - ^ 15 $US
Eleven Sports - - - - - -
ESPNEWS ^ 6 $US - ^ 15 $US
Fox Soccer Plus - ^ 6 $US - ^ 11 $US - - -
Golf Channel - ^ 15 $US -
Olympic Channel - ^ 15 $US -
Tennis Channel - ^ 11 $US - - ^ 15 $US -