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Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo, CA Local Channels

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You’ll be able to watch local channels and 26 of the Top 35 Cable channels.

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ABC Channel 3 (KEYT)
CBS Channel 12 (KCOY)
Fox Channel 24 (KKFX)
NBC Channel 6 (KSBY)
Telemundo Channel 33 (KTAS)
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The CW
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Univision
A&E
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AMC
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BET
Bravo
Cartoon Network
CNN
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Comedy Central
Discovery
Disney Channel
Disney Junior
E!
ESPN
Food Network
Fox News
Freeform
FX
FXX
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Hallmark
HGTV
History
Investigation Discovery
Lifetime
MSNBC
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MTV
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Nickelodeon
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Paramount Network
Syfy
TBS
TLC
TNT
Travel Channel
truTV
USA Network
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VH1
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WE tv
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Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo, CA Sports

Regional Sports Networks (RSNs)

These are the available RSNs in the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo, CA area.

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$50–$70$55–$60$45$20$45–$80$25$25$50
Fox Sports Prime Ticket$70-≥ $50-
Fox Sports West$70-≥ $50-

Other Channels

Top Cable Channels

The DIRECTV NOW “Live a Little” $40 plan is by far the most comprehensive base plan of any of the services. It includes 34 of the top 35 cable channels (the one missing channel is OWN) and 45 of the top 50 overall channels.

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$50–$70 $55–$60 $45 $20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $50
A&E - - -
AMC - -
BET - - ^ $5 -
Bravo - -
Cartoon Network -
CNN -
Comedy Central - - -
Discovery - - -
Disney Channel - - -
Disney Junior - - ^ $5 -
E! - -
ESPN - - -
Food Network -
Fox News - - -
Freeform - - -
FX - -
FXX - -
Hallmark - ≥ $50 ^ $5 ^ $5 -
HGTV -
History - - -
Investigation Discovery - -
Lifetime - - -
MSNBC - - ^ $5
MTV - - ^ $5 ^ $5 -
Nickelodeon - - - - -
Paramount Network $70 - - ^ $5 -
Syfy - -
TBS -
TLC - - -
TNT -
Travel Channel -
truTV - ^ $5
USA Network - -
VH1 - - ^ $5 ^ $5 -
WE tv - - ^ $5 ^ $5

Sports Channels

Sports fans tend to have different needs; some want national sports channels like ESPN and TNT, but others want regional sports networks like YES Network and Comcast Sportsnet.

National Sports Channels

Most services include ESPN/ESPN2, NBCSN, FS1/FS2, TBS, and TNT in their basic packages.

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$50–$70 $55–$60 $45 $20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $50
ESPN - - -
ESPN2 - - -
Fox Sports 1 - -
Fox Sports 2 $70 - -
NBC Sports Network - -
TBS -
TNT -

Pro Sports

Most services don’t offer pro sports networks in their base plan.

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$50–$70 $55–$60 $45 $20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $50
MLB Network - - - - ≥ $50 ^ $5 ^ $10
NBA TV - - - ≥ $50 ^ $5 ^ $10
NFL Network - - - ≥ $50 - -
NFL RedZone - ^ $9 - - ^ $10 - ^ $10 -
NHL Network - - - - - ^ $5 ^ $10 -

Other Sports Channels

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$50–$70 $55–$60 $45 $20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $50
beIN Sports - - - - ^ $5 ^ $10 -
Eleven Sports - - - ≥ $60 - - -
ESPNEWS $70 - - ≥ $50 ^ $5 -
Fox Soccer Plus - ^ $6 - - ^ $15 - - ^ $15
Golf Channel $70 - ≥ $50 - ^ $10
Olympic Channel $70 - - ^ $10
Tennis Channel - ^ $9 ($60) - - ≥ $60 ^ $5 ^ $10

Premium Channels

Most of the streaming services offer premium channels like Cinemax, HBO, Showtime, and Starz as add-ons to your subscription.

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$50–$70 $55–$60 $45 $20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $50
Cinemax $70 - ^ $9 - ^ $15 - - -
EPIX - - - - - ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $6
HBO - ^ $15 - ^ $15 ($80) - - -
Showtime - ^ $11 ^ $11 - ^ $11 ($80) ^ $10 ^ $10 ^ $7
Starz - - ^ $9 - - ^ $9 ^ $9 ^ $9

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