The world of streaming services made it easy for viewers to access Video On Demand but what about Live TV? Hulu, a subscription-based streaming platform, has many offerings for its subscribers including an offering of Live TV. As of April 2022, Hulu had reached 45.6 million subscribers and established itself as a popular streaming service.
For those thinking of subscribing to Hulu, it has four major plans that viewers can opt for -- two of which include the Live TV feature. In addition to Live TV, Hulu also has the option for viewers to have add-ons in their plan. These add-ons include but are not limited to Disney+ and ESPN+.
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How much is Hulu Live TV?
A Hulu Live TV plan with no add-ons retails for $68.99 monthly. This plan streams 75+ Live and On Demand TV channels including sports, news, and entertainment, according to Hulu. However, the plan doesn’t include access to Hulu’s extensive streaming library filled with classic TV series, Hulu Originals and exclusive movies.
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What is the difference between Hulu and Hulu Live TV?
The difference between Hulu and Hulu Live TV is that Hulu without the live TV feature only gives access to ad-supported or no-ads streaming library, depending on your plan. The basic Hulu plan, aka Hulu, without the live TV costs $69.99 a year with ads and $12.99 a month without ads. The streaming library includes Hulu Originals, TV shows and movies available on Hulu.
Hulu Live TV has options to include the streaming library along with the live TV feature or simply, access to its live TV channels.
How much is Hulu Live TV with add-ons?
With just a dollar difference, the other plan with Hulu Live TV includes add-ons, Disney+ and ESPN+, and retails for $69.99 monthly. This plan also includes unlimited access to Hulu’s streaming TV library but with a catch: The feature is ad-supported.
To access Live TV plus the add-ons of Disney+ and ESPN+ and unlimited TV streaming, Hulu introduced a plan for that, too. It retails for $75.99 per month.
Does Hulu Live TV have local channels?
The 75+ channels include national news outlets like CNN, Fox News, ABC News, MSNBC and CNBC and local channels depending on where you live. Popular entertainment channels like BET, Bravo, Comedy Central, E!, Freeform, Lifetime, MTV, OWN, TBS, TNT and VH1 are included in the plan. Kid-friendly channels like Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Universal Kids, Boomerang and educational TV like Discovery, History, NASA and National Geographic are included, too.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: How much is Hulu Live TV with and without any add-ons.