Television News

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.

CNN Creates Dedicated VR News Unit

CNN has established a virtual reality news unit that'll create immersive journalism pieces along with livestreams of major news events. The CNNVR division gives journalists the ability to really bring viewers into the news, says Jason Farkas, VP of premium content video at CNN.

Vizio Debuts New Entry-Level 4K TVs

If you're not really into expensive HDR-capable 4K TVs, there are a lot of other options. Today, Vizio has announced its new 2017 E-Series lineup, which brings you both 4K and HDR support at an affordable price tag. The lineup contains several models in sizes ranging from