Sling TV is one of the oldest internet TV services out there. But with its “A La Carte” approach to streaming, you may be wondering how much you’ll really pay. How much does Sling TV cost? What comes in Sling Blue and Sling Orange? Are there add-ons available?

In this quick guide, we’ll answer all of these questions and more. Get started now, and learn everything you need to know about Sling TV packages, pricing, and other such details.

Sling TV Plans and Pricing

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Sling offers two primary channel packages, Sling Blue and Sling Orange, as well as Sling Orange + Blue, which combines both of these packages for $40/month.

Sling Orange
Free Roku Deal
$25.00/ month

34 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

1 simultaneous stream.

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Sling Blue
Free Roku Deal$25.00/ month

49 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

3 simultaneous streams

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Sling Orange + Blue
Free Roku Deal
$40.00/ month

56 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

4* simultaneous streams

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* You get 1 stream for Sling Orange channels and up to 3 simultaneous streams for Sling Blue channels.

Let’s take a deeper look at Sling Blue and Sling Orange now.

Sling Blue – $25/month

This package includes some broadcast networks NBC in select markets, and has about 40 channels in total. See the full channel list below.

  • A&E
  • AMC
  • AXS TV
  • BBC America
  • BET
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Bravo
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cheddar Business
  • Cheddar News
  • Cinefest
  • Comedy Central
  • CNN
  • Discovery Channel
  • Epix Drive-In
  • Food Network
  • Fuse
  • FX
  • FXX
  • HGTV
  • History Channel
  • Hopster
  • IFC
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Lifetime
  • Local Now
  • MotorTrend
  • National Geographic
  • Nat Geo Wild
  • NBC (select markets)
  • NBC Sports (select markets)
  • NBC Sports Network
  • Newsy
  • Nick Jr.
  • NFL Network
  • SYFY
  • Tennis Channel
  • TBS
  • TLC
  • TNT
  • Travel Channel
  • Tribeca Shortlist
  • TruTV
  • USA
  • Viceland

Sling Orange – $25/month

Sling Orange comes with about 30 channels, including ESPN and other Disney-owned channels. Here’s a full channel list:

  • ACC Network
  • A&E
  • AMC
  • BBC America
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cinefest
  • Cheddar Business
  • Cheddar News
  • CNN
  • Comedy Central
  • Discovery Channel
  • Disney Channel
  • Epix Drive-In
  • ESPN
  • ESPN 2
  • ESPN 3
  • Food Network
  • FreeForm
  • Fuse
  • HGTV
  • History Channel
  • Hopster
  • IFC
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Lifetime
  • MotorTrend
  • Newsy
  • TBS
  • Tennis Channel
  • TNT
  • TLC
  • Tribeca Shortlist
  • Travel Channel
  • Viceland

Sling Orange + Blue – $40/month

Sling Orange + Blue combines all of the above-listed channels into a single channel package, providing you with 50+ total channels.

Channel Add-Ons

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Sling TV has a truly enormous number of channel add-ons, including packages like:

  • Sports Extra – $5/month, includes up to 14 channels including Golf Channel, Tennis Channel, NFL RedZone, NBA Network, and beIN Sports
  • Kids Extra – $5/month, includes up to 8 channels including Disney Junior and Disney XD, Nicktoons, Nick Jr., TeenNick, and Boomerang
  • News Extra – $5/month, includes between 12-15 channels like RT America, NewsMaxTV, The Blaze, and BBC World News
  • Lifestyle Extra – $5/month, includes 12-13 channels like Afro, Lifetime Movies, Oxygen, E! and Cooking Channel
  • Hollywood Extra – $5/month, includes 7 channels like TCM, CineMoi, Sundance TV, Fandor and REELZ
  • Heartland Extra – $5/month, includes 9 channels like Destination America, American Heroes Channel, Outdoor Channel and World Fishing Network

  • International Extra – $5/month, includes 9 channels like Willow HD, TV5MONDE Info, Globo, and MBC

  • Espanol Extra – $5/month, includes 26-27 channels like beIN Sports, ESPN Deportes, estrellaTV, and History en Espanol

  • Comedy Extra – $5/month, includes 8-9 channels like REVOLT, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network and TV Land

You can also add premium networks for an additional fee, such as:

  • STARZ – $9/month
  • EPIX – $5/month
  • Cinefest – $5/month
  • SHOWTIME – $10/month

For more information about Sling add-ons, channels, and premiums, check out this page at Sling TV for a full list of your options.

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Eric Liston is a freelance writer and tech enthusiast based in Ohio, specializing in internet security, cord-cutting, and more.