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  1. Netflix  (Past TV seasons and movies)
  • Price: $7.99/month
  • Pros: Commercial-free binge watching and access to family-friendly Netflix Originals.
  • Cons: Waiting to watch new episodes.  The newly-aired episodes won’t appear on Netflix until the entire season is completed. Pair with Sling TV ($20/month), or Hulu Plus ($7.99/month) to get the latest episodes.
  • Commitment: None. Try it free for one month and you can cancel anytime!
  • Streaming Devices: Amazon Fire devices, Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, tablets, computers, smartphones, or wifi-enabled TVs, DVD players, DVRs and gaming consoles.
  1. Hulu (Current TV on demand)
  • Price: $7.99/month
  • Pros: Getting the latest episodes on-demand. Miss an episode of The Bachelor? Watch it the next day at your leisure. You’ll also get complete series and a growing movie selection.
  • Cons: Commercials! They’re limited, but spending an extra $4/month for commercial-free viewing may be worth it.
  • Commitment:  Try a free one-month trial and cancel anytime.
  • Stream Devices: Amazon Fire devices, Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, tablets, computers, smartphones, or wifi-enabled TVs, DVD players, DVRs and gaming consoles.

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  1. Sling TV (Combining on-demand entertainment with live TV)
  • Price: $20/month (Sling Orange, the cheapest version)
  • Pros: Channel surfing 30+ popular networks including HGTV, ESPN, Showtime, and Lifetime, or watching shows on-demand. It’s the cheapest option that most resembles cable.
  • Cons: Commercials. And having to choose between the Sling Orange ($20/month) and Sling Blue ($25/month) subscriptions. Orange and Blue have their own bundle of channels, so you may be tempted to get both for a $5 discount (Orange + Blue = $40/month).
  • Commitment: Try it free for a month and cancel whenever you want.
  • Streaming Devices: Amazon Fire devices, Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, tablets, computers, smartphones, or wifi-enabled TVs, DVD players, DVRs and gaming consoles.

Tip: Prepay one month of Sling TV to get a free Roku Express streaming device ($29.99 savings).

  1. Amazon Video
  • Price: Included in your $99/year Amazon Prime membership; or $8.99/month for just Amazon Video
  • Pros: There’s a huge selection of on-demand comedy and kids shows — in addition to plenty of mainstream entertainment. You’ll also get access to award winning Amazon Originals.
  • Cons: Clicking a show to watch, only to realize you have to pay for it. Amazon mixes their paid content with included content, so use parental controls to avoid unwanted purchases.
  • Commitment: Cancel your Amazon Video account anytime, or go for the full Prime membership with a free 30-day Prime trial (includes Amazon Video).
  • Streaming Devices: Hundreds of devices including Roku, Amazon Fire devices, and a number of enabled TVs and gaming consoles.

Tip: Go for the full Prime membership.  you will get to enjoy all the little-known perks of Amazon Prime.

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  1. CBS All Access (CBS programs, including NFL)
  • Price: $5.99/month
  • Pros: Streaming live NFL games and accessing 8,500 CBS shows on-demand, including CBS All Access Originals.
  • Cons: Commercials. Upgrade to $9.99/month to ditch them.
  • Commitment: Try it free for one week and cancel anytime.
  • Streaming Devices:  Amazon Fire devices, Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, tablets, computers, smartphones, or wifi-enabled TVs, DVD players, DVRs and gaming consoles.

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