Television News

Snapchat Adding On-Demand TV Shows

On-demand TV shows are going to fill up Snapchat in the near future. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Snapchat has signed content deals with NBCUniversal, ESPN, ABC, Turner, NFL, and others. They'll be offering 3-5 minute short episodes in Snapchat Stories.

Hulu Live TV To Cost $40 Per Month

Hulu's live TV streaming service is reportedly going to cost $40 per month. TechCrunch says multiple sources have indicated that's what Hulu will charge. A $40 price point fits with an earlier statement from Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins, who said it'd cost "under $40."

Sling TV Adds Showtime For $10

Showtime content is now available through Sling TV for $10 per month. The Dish-run TV streaming service is offering Showtime, Showtime 2, and a variety of other channels: Showcase, Extreme, Beyond, Next, West, and Women. Sling is the first to offer all four premium channels.

YouTube Launching Live TV Service

YouTube's live TV streaming option is now rolling out in five US cities for $35 per month. The service, YouTube TV, was announced in February. It didn't have a release date at that time, though YouTube said it would be available "soon." Now it's reaching some markets.