Hulu expands its live TV service with ViacomCBS networks

Comedy Central, BET, MTV and more are available to watch today.

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Shari Redstone, chairwoman of ViacomCBS and president of National Amusements, and Robert Bakish, President and CEO of ViacomCBS, pose together with SpongeBob Squarepants, Phil Sims, Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah, as they celebrate the company's merger at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Back in January, ViacomCBS and Disney announced an expanded distribution agreement that would lead to more cable networks becoming available to watch through Hulu. Per Variety, you can now take advantage of that deal.

Provided you have a Hulu + Live TV subscription (either the regular or "No Ads" version), you can access Comedy Central, BET, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., VH1, CMT, MTV, TV Land and Paramount Network starting today. Those with the $8 per month Entertainment add-on can watch an additional five networks — BET Her, MTV2, NickToons, TeenNick and MTV Classic — for a total of 14 new cable networks across the entire service. As part of the agreement, shows like Freaks and Geeks, Moesha and Sister Sister are also available for on-demand viewing.

Despite the additions, the price of a monthly Hulu + Live subscription isn't going up at the moment. After a $10 increase in December, the base package costs $65 per month, while the "No Ads" version is $71 every 30 days. ViacomCBS networks are also available on YouTube TV. Naturally, you watch the company's content on its own streaming platforms as well, including the recently rebranded Paramount+.

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