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Canceling fuboTV After Dropping AMC, BBC America, and WE tv? Five Best Alternatives to Stream AMC Networks

Jason Gurwin

fuboTV announced that they’ve dropped AMC Networks from their live TV streaming lineup, including AMC, BBC America, WE tv, BBC World News, IFC, SundanceTV, el gourmet, AMC Premiere, and Mas Chic.

If you are looking for other alternatives to fuboTV, that still carry those channels, you have plenty of options. The cheapest bundle is Philo, which includes those channels for just $25 per month, after a seven-day free trial.

Alternatively, you could consider AMC+, which is just $8.99 per month after a 7-Day Free Trial, which includes all the channels that are broadcast by AMC Networks.

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

Five Alternatives to Stream AMC Networks Channels

1. AMC+ ($8.99)

One of the reasons that fuboTV dropped AMC Networks, is that there are now ways to get those channels without the need of a cable or streaming bundle.

With AMC+, you get early access to shows on AMC, BBC America, IFC, and Sundance TV — with full access to Shudder, Sundance Now, and IFC Films Unlimited. It includes thousands of hours of content on demand, including exclusive originals like “Gangs of London” and “The Mayfair Witches.”

While you won’t get a full cable replacement like fuboTV, this is a great option if you are looking to replace just the AMC line-up. You can stream it for just $8.99 per month, after a 7-Day Free Trial.

2. Philo ($25)

If you’re willing to sacrifice locals and live sports, Philo is a great budget-friendly option that will give you 18 channels of the top cable channels from your fuboTV plan.

In addition to channels from AMC (AMC, BBC America, BBC World News, IFC, SundanceTV, and WE tv), you’ll also get channels from A+E like A&E, History and Lifetime as well as from Viacom (MTV, VH1, etc.), and Discovery (Discovery, Food Network, HGTV).

In comparison to fuboTV, you’ll lose Bravo, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, E!, ESPN, Fox News, Freeform, FX, FXX, MSNBC, Syfy, and USA Network, but you’ll gain A&E, AMC, History, Lifetime, and WE tv.

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

Cloud DVR

Includes Unlimited DVR.

Max Streams

Includes Three Simultaneous Streams.

3. Sling Orange + Blue ($55)

Sling TV offers AMC, BBC America, and IFC in both their Sling Orange and Sling Blue plans ($40 per month). You can also add BBC World News (News Extra), SundanceTV (Hollywood Extra), and WE tv (Lifestyle Extra) as part of their various extra packs.

In addition to channels from AMC, if you choose Sling Orange + Blue ($55), you’ll get AMC, Disney (ESPN, Disney), Discovery (Discovery, Food Network, HGTV), FX, NBCU (Bravo), and Turner (TNT, TBS, CNN).

In comparison to fuboTV, you’ll gain A&E, AMC, Cartoon Network, CNN, History, Lifetime, TBS, TNT, and truTV. While you’ll lose channels like Disney Junior, FXX, Hallmark Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, and VH1 in their base plan, you can add some as part of the service’s $6 per month Extra packs.

In order to get NFL Network, NFL RedZone, MLB Network, NBA TV, and NHL Network (which fuboTV offers), you’ll need to add the Sports Extra pack ($11).

Sling carries NBC and FOX, but it’s only in select markets. However, you can supplement your streaming provider with an antenna to watch local channels.

Cloud DVR

Includes 50 Hour DVR, Can Upgrade to 200 Hours for $5

Max Streams

Includes up to Four Streams (Depending on Channel)

4. DIRECTV STREAM ($69.99)

To get AMC, DIRECTV STREAM will be $5 more expensive than fuboTV, when the price goes to $74.99 per month on Jan. 23. The service has most of the same local ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliates that fuboTV provides, so there most likely won’t be a change on that front if you switch.

In comparison to fuboTV, you’ll gain A&E, AMC, Cartoon Network, CNN, History, Lifetime, TBS, TNT, truTV, and WE tv, but you’ll lose No Channels.

While fuboTV is adding Bally Sports regional sports networks (RSNs) in January, DIRECTV STREAM is the only other live TV streaming service to carry Bally Sports channels, NESN, Altitude, AT&T SportsNet, ROOT Sports, and NBC Sports RSNs. It is also the only service with YES Network, MASN, and Spectrum SportsNet. In order to get your local RSN, however, you will need to sign up for DIRECTV STREAM’s $89.99 Choice Plan (which is increasing to $99.99 on Jan. 23).

Cloud DVR

Includes Unlimited DVR

Max Streams

Includes Unlimited At-Home Stream and Three Simultaneous Streams while traveling.

5. YouTube TV ($64.99)

YouTube TV is the only big bundle that includes A+E Networks like A&E, History, and Lifetime.

You’ll get 117 channels of the 35 Top Cable Channels. The service carries a similar number of ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliates to fuboTV, so you’re likely to get them in your area.

You won’t lose any Top Cable Channels in comparison to YouTube TV, but you’ll gain AMC, Cartoon Network, CNN, TBS, TNT, truTV, and WE tv.

If you’re a college sports fan, you’ll also get ACC Network, Big Ten Network, SEC Network, ESPNU, and CBS Sports Network. The biggest loss is that YOUTUBE TV only carries NBC Sports RSNs, meaning that if you get your local RSN on fuboTV, it is unlikely you will get it with YouTube.

Cloud DVR

Includes Unlimited DVR

Max Streams

Includes up to Three Simultaneous Streams, but can upgrade to Unlimited Screens in your home with their $19.99 per month 4K Plus Add-on.

Comparison of Channels Across Live TV Streaming Services

Top Cable

DTV STREAM Fubo Hulu Philo YouTube Sling
“Entertain.” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “Base” “YouTube TV” “Combo”
Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Sign Up GET $10 OFF
$74.99 $85.98 $69.99 $16 $72.99 $55
A&E - -
AMC - -
BET
Bravo -
Cartoon Network - -
CNN - -
Comedy Central
Discovery
Disney Channel -
Disney Junior - ^ $6
E! -
ESPN -
Food Network
Fox News -
Freeform -
FX -
FXX - ^ $6
Hallmark Channel ^ $6
HGTV
History - -
Investigation Discovery
Lifetime - -
MSNBC -
MTV ^ $6
Nickelodeon -
Paramount Network ^ $6
Syfy -
TBS - -
TLC
TNT - -
Travel Channel -
truTV - -
USA Network -
VH1 ^ $6
WE tv - - ^ $6

Locals

DTV STREAM Fubo Hulu Philo Sling
“Entertain.” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “Base” “Combo”
Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial GET $10 OFF
$74.99 $85.98 $69.99 $16 $55
ABC -
CBS - -
Fox -
NBC -
Telemundo - -
The CW - -
Univision - - -

Regional Sports

DTV STREAM Fubo Hulu YouTube Philo Sling
“Entertain.” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo”
Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Sign Up Free Trial GET $10 OFF
$74.99 $85.98 $69.99 $72.99 $16 $55
Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) - - -

National Sports

DTV STREAM Fubo Hulu YouTube Philo Sling
“Entertain.” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo”
Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Sign Up Free Trial GET $10 OFF
$74.99 $85.98 $69.99 $72.99 $16 $55
ESPN -
ESPN2 -
FS1 -
Fox Sports 2 - - ^ $15
TBS - -
TNT - -
USA Network -

Pro Sports

DTV STREAM Fubo Hulu YouTube Philo Sling
“Entertain.” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo”
Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Sign Up Free Trial GET $10 OFF
$74.99 $85.98 $69.99 $72.99 $16 $55
MLB Network - ^ $11 - - - ^ $15
NBA TV - ^ $11 - - ^ $15
NFL Network - -
NFL RedZone - ^ $11 ^ $10 ^ $11 - ^ $15
NHL Network - ^ $11 - - - ^ $15

College Sports

DTV STREAM Fubo Hulu YouTube Philo Sling
“Entertain.” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo”
Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Sign Up Free Trial GET $10 OFF
$74.99 $85.98 $69.99 $72.99 $16 $55
ACC Network - - ^ $15
ACC Network Extra - - - ^ $15
Big Ten Network - - ^ $15
CBS Sports Network - - -
ESPNU - ^ $8 - ^ $15
Longhorn Network - - - - - ^ $15
Pac-12 Network - ^ $11 - - - ^ $15
SEC Network - - ^ $15

Other Sports

DTV STREAM Fubo Hulu YouTube Philo Sling
“Entertain.” “fubo” “Hulu Live TV” “YouTube TV” “Base” “Combo”
Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Sign Up Free Trial GET $10 OFF
$74.99 $85.98 $69.99 $72.99 $16 $55
beIN Sports - - ^ $11 - ^ $15
Next Level Sports - - - - -
ESPNEWS - ^ $8 - ^ $15
Fox Soccer Plus - ^ $6 - ^ $11 - -
Golf Channel - - ^ $15
Tennis Channel - ^ $11 - ^ $11 - ^ $15

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