How to Stream Live TV on Samsung Smart TV

Samsung Smart TV

You can use your Samsung Smart TV to watch Live TV Streaming Services.

Compatible Services

You can use Samsung Smart TV to access DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.

Unfortunately, fuboTV, Philo, and PlayStation Vue cannot be used with Samsung Smart TV.

Other Devices

You can also check compatibility for other devices.

Local Channels

Depending on your location, here are what local channels you can watch on Samsung Smart TV with DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.

DIRECTV Hulu Sling TV YouTube
Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial
$50–$70 $45 $25 $25 $50
ABC - -
CBS - -
Fox -
NBC -

Top Cable Channels

DIRECTV Hulu Sling TV YouTube
Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial
$50–$70 $45 $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 - ^ $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

DIRECTV Hulu Sling TV YouTube
Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial
$50–$70 $45 $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.

DIRECTV Hulu Sling TV YouTube
Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial
$50–$70 $45 $25 $25 $50
MLB Network - - ^ $5 ^ $10
NBA TV - - ^ $5 ^ $10
NFL Network - - - -
NFL RedZone - - - ^ $10 -
NHL Network - - ^ $5 ^ $10 -

Other Sports Channels

DIRECTV Hulu Sling TV YouTube
Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial
$50–$70 $45 $25 $25 $50
beIN Sports - - ^ $5 ^ $10 -
Eleven Sports - - - - -
ESPNEWS $70 ^ $5 -
Fox Soccer Plus - - - - ^ $15
Golf Channel $70 - ^ $10
Olympic Channel $70 - ^ $10
Tennis Channel - - ^ $5 ^ $10

Premium Channels

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

DIRECTV Hulu Sling TV YouTube
Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial
$50–$70 $45 $25 $25 $50
Cinemax $70 ^ $9 - - -
EPIX - - ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $6
HBO ^ $15 - - -
Showtime - ^ $11 ^ $10 ^ $10 ^ $7
Starz - ^ $9 ^ $9 ^ $9 ^ $9

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