Latest in Entertainment

Image credit:

Sling TV debuts its new look on Apple TV

Comedy Central is joining the base $20 channel lineup.
Richard Lawler, @Rjcc
06.13.16 in AV
173 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Apple's TV box is getting more internet TV friendly with the addition of Sling TV, but that's not the end of the announcements today. Apple TV will be the first platform with Sling's new "content-centric" UI. A big addition is the "My TV" section, which lets users pick favorite channels or easily resume watching a particular show, as well as other overall improvements. Sling's deal with Apple also means it will let subscribers buy a 32GB Apple TV for $89 -- if they prepay for three months of Sling's $20/month service. It's an odd way to build in what amounts to three free months of Sling, but that's what it will be when it goes live here.

There's also new content on the way, with 12 Viacom networks added today (Comedy Central, Nick Jr., BET, NickToons, TeenNick, MTV, Spike, MTV2, Logo, CMT, TV Land and VH1). Comedy Central is now on the base $20 package whether you have single-stream service or the beta multi-stream pack. If you have the multi-stream version, you also can watch BET and Nick Jr. For a full breakdown of what channels are where, check out the PDF here.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
173 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Walmart will test driverless grocery deliveries in Houston

Walmart will test driverless grocery deliveries in Houston

View
Netflix says 26.4 million accounts watched ‘The Irishman’ in its first week

Netflix says 26.4 million accounts watched ‘The Irishman’ in its first week

View
'Final Fantasy 7 Remake' will be a PlayStation exclusive until 2021

'Final Fantasy 7 Remake' will be a PlayStation exclusive until 2021

View
Google Chrome will warn you if your logins have been stolen

Google Chrome will warn you if your logins have been stolen

View
iOS 13.3 arrives with improved parental controls

iOS 13.3 arrives with improved parental controls

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr