YouTube TV

YouTube TV users can now subscribe to standalone networks without a base plan

YouTube TV launched a new option that allows subscribers to purchase add-ons without subscribing to the full channel offering in the service’s Base plan. With this new à la carte plan, subscrib

YouTube TV delivers 5.1 surround sound to Apple TV and Fire TV devices

YouTube TV announced on Twitter yesterday that it now supports 5.1 audio on Apple TVs and Amazon Fire TV devices. With the update, users can enjoy a movie theater-like experience in their homes. Surro

YouTube TV update could let viewers watch up to four live streams at once

Google may be working on a handful of new features for its live TV streaming service, YouTube TV. According to Protocol, the feature is called “Mosaic Mode” and would let viewers watch up to four

Streaming viewership surpassed cable TV for the first time, says Nielsen

Streaming viewership reached new highs last month, exceeding cable usage for the first time, according to Nielsen. The measurement firm today released its total TV and streaming report for July, stati

YouTube TV now has topped 5 million subscribers and ‘trialers,’ says Google

YouTube’s Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan confirmed today a new milestone for YouTube’s live TV streaming service, YouTube TV. Speaking on a panel at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech confe

YouTube TV begins rolling out 5.1 surround sound across Google TV, Android TV and Roku devices

YouTube TV is expanding the availability of 5.1 surround sound across Google TV, Android TV and Roku devices this week. Prior to the expansion, 5.1 surround sound was only available across Samsung, LG

YouTube TV brings more Spanish-language programming with new Spanish Plan & Spanish Plus add-on

As promised back in September 2021, YouTube TV has added two Spanish-language options: the Spanish Plan and the add-on, Spanish Plus. While the two new options sound similar, there are some key differ

YouTube services worldwide are experiencing issues, company confirms

YouTube today confirmed the site is experiencing a variety of issues that are impacting users worldwide. The company acknowledged the service’s problems after numerous users reported error messa

Streaming deals ramp up for sports as MLB Opening Day and Masters Tournament begin

In light of all the recent complex streaming sports licensing deals, it becomes more evident each day that streaming platforms are beginning to realize the cash grab of having live sporting events on

YouTube TV finally adds picture-in-picture support on iOS; YouTube support expected in ‘coming months’

YouTube TV is catching up to other streaming apps including Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Prime Video and others by finally adding support for picture-in-picture on iOS devices running iOS 15 or higher. Fir

Hulu + Live TV to now throw in Unlimited DVR as part of its base plan

In an effort to attract more subscribers to its service, Hulu announced today that it will offer an Unlimited DVR feature as part of its Hulu + Live TV service’s base plan at no additional cost.

YouTube TV settles its contract dispute with Disney, credits customers $15

Last week, YouTube warned customers they may lose access to Disney-owned channels on its YouTube TV streaming service by the end of the week if the two companies couldn’t come to a new carriage

YouTube TV warns customers they may lose access to 18 Disney-owned channels by week’s end

Fresh on the heels of resolving its months-long carriage dispute with Roku, YouTube now finds itself on the other side of the negotiating table. The company today warned its YouTube TV streaming subsc

Roku and Google reach a deal for the continued distribution of YouTube and YouTube TV on Roku devices

After months of nasty contract disputes, Roku this morning announced it’s come to an agreement with Google which will allow it to continue to carry both YouTube and YouTube TV on its platform. R

YouTube TV may drop 14 NBC Universal channels over a contract dispute

NBC Universal has warned YouTube TV subscribers that 14 of its channels may be removed, and YouTube says it will drop its monthly price by $10 if the situation isn't resolved and channels go away.

YouTube TV adds a $20 monthly upgrade for 4K support and offline viewing

With less than a month to go before the Olympics kick off in Tokyo, cord-cutting services like YouTube TV are attempting to woo new subscribers who are looking for a way to watch summer sports. But wh

Roku removes YouTube TV from its channel store following failed negotiations

Earlier this week, Roku warned customers that the YouTube TV app may be removed from its streaming media players and TVs, and alleged that Google was leveraging its monopoly power during contract nego

Hulu’s live TV service gains 14 new channels as result of ViacomCBS deal

A new agreement between Hulu and ViacomCBS will bring 14 new channels to Hulu’s live TV streaming service, while also renewing the deal that allows Hulu to carry various CBS broadcast stations a

YouTube TV hikes price to $64.99 per month following new channel additions

YouTube TV is getting another price hike, making its live TV streaming service less competitive with the cable TV services it aims to replace. The company announced today its service would now cost $6

YouTube TV to gain 14 more ViacomCBS channels in expanded distribution deal

YouTube TV is expanding its lineup of channels thanks to a new, multi-year distribution agreement with ViacomCBS, announced this morning. The Google-owned streaming TV service is gaining 14 new Viacom
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