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YouTube TV can now sort your channels by ‘most watched’

YouTube TV hasn't had a great time over the past few months, between dealing with carriage disputes and fighting Roku. However, there is one piece of good news for the platform: there's a new way to sort channels in the app. No, really, that's all the good news there is. The tab for live TV in...

YouTube TV offers $15 one-time discount after it regains Disney access

After a brief disappearance, Disney channels are returning to YouTube TV, Google's internet TV streaming service. This comes after YouTube TV announced late last week that it had failed to strike a new deal with Disney and as a result users would lose access to ESPN, FX, and other Disney content come December 17. But...

YouTube TV will lose Disney channels on Friday and get a $15 price drop

YouTube has announced that its distribution deal with Disney will expire on Friday, December 17, and the company is yet to reach an "equitable agreement" with the latter to continue distributing its content on YouTube TV. As a result, YouTube TV will lose all Disney-owned channels once the contract expires later this week. YouTube TV recently...

YouTube to stay on Roku devices with new multi-year agreement

Roku and Google spent most of this year battling over distribution agreements for YouTube and YouTube TV, which resulted in Roku devices losing access to the dedicated YouTube TV app, and the threat of both services being removed completely loomed over Roku owners. Now both companies have apparently decided to stop bickering, as they have...

YouTube TV completes deal to keep NBC channels with no price hike

The past few days in the TV industry have been a whirlwind, as Google and NBCUniversal fought over terms to renew YouTube TV's access to NBC channels. Thankfully, after the public finger-pointing that usually comes from carriage disputes, both companies have come to an agreement that will keep NBC channels on YouTube TV with no...

YouTube TV wants more of your money for 4K streaming and offline downloads

Google's Internet TV service, YouTube TV, has had a rough few years. YouTube TV started off in 2017 with a handful of channels at an affordable price of $35 per month, but as more channels were added (and networks wanted a bigger piece of the pie), the price slowly increased. The service now costs a...

Google pushes back against Roku and puts YouTube TV in the YouTube app

At the end of April, Roku removed the YouTube TV app from its channel store, escalating what has become a very public spat between Roku and Google. In response, the search giant has come up with a workaround by making Youtube TV accessible from within the YouTube app. Google published a blog post on Friday saying...

Roku follows through with its threat to remove the YouTube TV app

After warning customers they may lose access to YouTube TV, Roku on Friday removed the app from its channel store, escalating a disagreement between the two companies. If you currently have the YouTube TV app on your Roku device, you can still access it, but new users can no longer download it to their device. The...

Roku warns it could lose YouTube TV over spat with Google

Roku devices are among the most popular streaming devices in the United States, just ever so slightly behind Amazon's Fire TV devices. So it's pretty much a given that Roku offers support for many of the most popular services, including YouTube TV, a streaming service from Google that provides live TV and on-demand video over...

YouTube TV launches bundle that includes HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz

We’re all watching more content than ever thanks to the never-ending pandemic. If we’re not binging Ted Lasso on Apple TV Plus, we’re uncovering the mysteries of WandaVision on Disney Plus. Want even more content? YouTube TV has you covered with a new “Entertainment Plus” bundle. YouTube TV's Entertainment Plus bundle brings together HBO Max, Showtime,...

Google offering YouTube TV subscribers new Chromecast with Google TV for free

It sounds like Google is in a giving mood as we head toward the holidays. The search giant is apparently giving select YouTube TV subscribers a free Chromecast with Google TV. The offer is being extended to longtime YouTube TV subscribers, according to Android Police. Unfortunately, that means you can't sign up today and take advantage...

The à la carte TV dream died before it ever got off the ground

Cordcutters are people who don't subscribe (literally) to the traditional forms of TV. One of the biggest reasons for "cutting the cord" (ie. canceling your cable subscription) is the bloated channel lineups and inflated costs. Many people look at a long list of channels and see a lot of stuff they'll never watch (but have...