YouTube TV breaks free from cat videos and influencers to let you stream live TV. With more than 70 channels, everyone in the family will find something to like about Google’s streaming service. Best of all, YouTube TV lets more people stream the national networks’ local stations than any other cable-replacement service.

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YouTube TV – Main Subscription Package

YouTube TV has a single, $50-per-month subscription plan. You’ll get at least 70 channels that include local network affiliates, 24-hour news channels, entertainment, sports and more.

Your subscription will also include advanced features like unlimited cloud DVR recording, independent profiles for 6 people on one account and support for 3-device simultaneous streaming.

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Here’s a more detailed breakdown of what channels you’ll get with YouTube TV.

YouTube TV Channels List

YouTube TV gives subscribers access to more than 70 channels:

  • ABC
  • AMC
  • Animal Planet
  • BBC America
  • BBC World News
  • Brave
  • Big Ten Network
  • Cartoon Network
  • CBS
  • CBS Sports
  • Cheddar Business
  • Cheddar News
  • CNBC
  • CNBC World
  • CNN
  • Comet
  • The CW
  • Discovery Channel
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • E!
  • ESPN
  • ESPN2
  • ESPNews
  • Food Network
  • Fox
  • Fox Business
  • Fox News Channel
  • Fox Sports
  • Freeform
  • FS1
  • FS2
  • FX
  • FXM
  • FXX
  • Golf Channel
  • HGTV
  • HLN
  • IFC
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Local Now
  • Los Angeles Football Club
  • MLB Network
  • MotorTrend
  • My Network TV
  • National Geographic
  • Nat Geo WILD
  • NBA TV
  • NBC
  • NBC Sports Network
  • NECN
  • NESN
  • Newsy
  • Olympic Channel
  • Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN)
  • Orlando City SC
  • Pop
  • Seattle Sounders
  • Smithsonian Channel
  • SNY
  • Start TV
  • SundanceTV
  • Syfy
  • Tastemade
  • TBS
  • TCM
  • Telemundo
  • Tennis Channel
  • TLC
  • TNT
  • Travel Channel
  • TruTV
  • Universal Kids
  • Universo
  • USA
  • WE tv
  • YES
  • TYT
  • YouTube Originals

Some of these channels are college and professional sports networks that are only available regionally. Although YouTube TV has excellent local support across the US, not all of the ABC, CBS, The CW, Fox, NBC or Telemundo stations in your market may be available to live stream. The same is true for your Regional Sports Networks (RSNs). Check YouTube TV to see which local and regional channels you will actually get.

YouTube TV Add-on Channels and Packages

YouTube TV has a limited a-lá-carte selection of add-on channels you can add to your subscription including:

  • AMC Premiere for $5/month
  • CuriosityStream for $3/month
  • EPIX for $6/month
  • Fox Soccer Plus for $15/month
  • NBA League Pass for $40/month
  • SHOWTIME for $11/month
  • Shudder for $5/month
  • Starz for $9/month
  • Sundance Now for $7/month

Compare YouTube TV to Other Cord-Cutting Options

YouTube TV offers a rather attractive live TV service, but it might not be the best one you can get for the channels you want. If you’re still on the fence, we recommend you check out our Cord-Cutter Express tool! All you need to do is select the channels you want from the list, as well as your desired features. Our tool will quickly deliver a round-up of which services match your criteria so you can quickly decide whether YouTube TV or another service is the best match for your TV watching needs.

Chris Casper is a former tech industry product manager who escaped from California for New Mexico. Now he writes about science and tech while searching for the perfect green chile sauce.