Sling vs Youtube TV: which is better?

Channels on Sling Orange + Blue and not YouTube TV

The channels that Sling Orange + Blue has and which are not available on YouTube TV:

Channels on YouTube TV and not Sling Orange + Blue

The channels that YouTube TV has which are not available on Sling Orange + Blue:

  • ABC
  • ABC News
  • ACCN
  • Adult Swim
  • Animal Planet
  • BBC World News
  • BET Her
  • Big Ten Network
  • Bounce
  • CBS
  • CBS local channels
  • CBS Sports Network
  • Cheddar
  • Cheddar News
  • CMT
  • CNBC
  • CNBC World
  • Comedy TV
  • Court TV
  • Cozi TV
  • Dabl
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • Docurama
  • Dove Channel
  • ESPN U
  • ESPNews
  • FOX
  • Fox Business
  • FOX SOUL
  • Fox Sports 2 (FS2)
  • Fox Weather
  • FXM
  • FXX
  • Galavision
  • Game Show Network
  • Get TV
  • Golf Channel
  • Hallmark Channel
  • Hallmark Family
  • Hallmark Mystery
  • HSN
  • ION
  • Justice Central TV
  • LAFC Channel
  • Law & Crime
  • Live Now
  • Localish
  • MTV
  • MTV 2
  • MTV Classic
  • My TV
  • Nat Geo Wild
  • NBA TV
  • NBC News Now
  • NBC Universo
  • NBCLX
  • NBCSN
  • NECN
  • News Nation
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nicktoons
  • Orlando City Channel
  • OWN
  • Oxygen
  • Oxygen True Crime
  • Paramount
  • PBS
  • PBS Kids
  • PBS local channels
  • PC Mag
  • Pop
  • Recipe.TV
  • RSNs
  • Scripps News
  • SEC Network
  • Smithsonian Channel
  • SNY
  • Start TV
  • Sundance TV
  • Tastemade
  • Teen Nick
  • TeleHit
  • Telemundo local channels
  • The CW
  • The Great Courses
  • The Weather Channel
  • Tru TV
  • Turner Classic Movies
  • TV Land
  • TYT
  • Unimas
  • Unimas local channels
  • Universal Kids
  • Univision
  • Univision local channels
  • VH1
  • WE tv

Popularity: YouTube TV is more popular than Sling Orange + Blue

YouTube TV has 8,500,000 subscribers whereas Sling Orange + Blue has 1,900,000 subscribers. This means that YouTube TV has 6,600,000 more subscribers than Sling Orange + Blue. That's a pretty big difference.

Price: Sling Orange + Blue is cheaper than YouTube TV

Sling Orange + Blue's costs $60 whereas YouTube TV costs $73. Getting YouTube TV instead of Sling Orange + Blue will set you back $13 more every month.

Why get Sling Orange + Blue?

Sling is a great option if you want to cut the cord but keep access to many channels. If you don't watch sports, you don't have to get the package for them.

Go to Sling Orange + Blue

Why get YouTube TV?

Youtube TV boasts a wide offering of almost every major channel, unlimited DVR, six accounts, and up to three simultaneous streams. It's the perfect option for families. The cost is a little steep, and there are cheaper options out there, but with a great interface (Live TV services are not known to always have the most intuitive interfaces) and wide availability across devices, it's fair to say that you'll get your dollar's worth.

Go to YouTube TV

Devices: Sling Orange + Blue is more widely available than YouTube TV

Sling Orange + Blue is available on Airplay supported, AirTV, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Cox, iOS, iPhone, LG TV, Mi Box, Roku, Samsung TV, TiVo, Vizio, Vizio Smart TV, Windows 10, Windows 11, Xbox or Xbox One.

Whereas YouTube TV is available on Airplay supported, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, LG TV, PlayStation, Roku, Samsung TV, Shareplay supported, Sharp, Vizio or Xbox. That's 7 less devices than Sling Orange + Blue.

Channel count: YouTube TV has 88 channels more than Sling Orange + Blue

YouTube TV's lineup includes 135 channels whereas Sling Orange + Blue has only 47 channels. Getting a subscription to YouTube TV will give you access to 88 more channels than Sling Orange + Blue. That's quite a bit of channels.

Trial: Sling Orange + Blue does not offer a trial

Sling Orange + Blue does not offer a free trial.

Find out more on Sling Orange + Blue

Trial: YouTube TV offers a trial

YouTube TV has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

Find out more on YouTube TV

Sling Orange + Blue's specialty

The specialties of Sling Orange + Blue are: Baseball, College basketball, College football, Lifestyle, News, Science fiction, Soccer, Sports, True Crime.

YouTube TV's specialty

The specialties of YouTube TV are: Baseball, College basketball, Lifestyle, News, RSNs, Science fiction, Soccer.

Channels on both YouTube TV and Sling Orange + Blue

The channels that are available on both YouTube TV and Sling Orange + Blue are:

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Looking to keep your favorite shows at your fingertips, preserve access to live sports and news broadcasts, but still want to cut the cord? YouTube TV is the answer. At $73 a month it skews more expensive than other live streamers, you won’t be able to find a more extensive, all-inclusive package anywhere else.

Price: $72.99/month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Airplay supported, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, LG TV, PlayStation, Roku, Samsung TV, Shareplay supported, Sharp, Vizio, Xbox

Channel lineup: ABC, ABC News, ACCN, Adult Swim, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, BBC World News, BET, BET Her, Big Ten Network, Bounce, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CBS, CBS local channels, CBS Sports Network, Cheddar, Cheddar News, CMT, CNBC, CNBC World, CNN, Comedy Central, Comedy TV, Comet, Court TV, Cozi TV, Dabl, Discovery, Disney, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Docurama, Dove Channel, E!, ESPN, ESPN U, ESPN2, ESPNews, Food Network, FOX, Fox Business, Fox News, FOX SOUL, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, Fox Weather, Freeform, FX, FXM, FXX, Galavision, Game Show Network, Get TV, Golf Channel, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Family, Hallmark Mystery, HGTV, HLN, HSN, IFC, Investigation Discovery, ION, Justice Central TV, LAFC Channel, Law & Crime, Live Now, Local Now, Localish, MotorTrend, MSNBC, MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, My TV, Nat Geo Wild, National Geographic, NBA TV, NBC, NBC local channels, NBC News Now, NBC Universo, NBCLX, NBCSN, NECN, News Nation, NFL Network, Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Orlando City Channel, OWN, Oxygen, Oxygen True Crime, Paramount, PBS, PBS Kids, PBS local channels, PC Mag, Pop, QVC, Recipe.TV, RSNs, Scripps News, SEC Network, Smithsonian Channel, SNY, Start TV, Sundance TV, SYFY, Tastemade, TBS, Teen Nick, TeleHit, Telemundo local channels, The CW, The Great Courses, The Weather Channel, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, Tru TV, Turner Classic Movies, TV Land, TYT, Unimas, Unimas local channels, Universal Kids, Univision, Univision local channels, USA, VH1, WE tv

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