YouTube TV Unveiled With ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC

YouTube TV Unveiled With ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC

Kafka makes some other noteworthy points about YouTube TV, which will launch later this spring, including the fact that the service is likely to directly compete with Hulu, the other anti-cable streaming service.

YouTube is giving viewers a way to tune in live to their favorite shows, without a cable or satellite subscription. Perhaps most enticing is the service's unlimited cloud DVR, which lets you record as much as you want, but shows are deleted nine months after they are recorded. ShowTime and Fox Soccer Plus are available as add-ons.

Those $35-a-month fees will get users access to six accounts per subscription, and each of those six profiles will allow for personalized recommendations and settings, according to Variety.

At $35 a month, all of the major broadcast networks are represented.

Additionally, subscribers receive access to YouTube Red original content. YouTube launched Red, an ad-free $9.99/month subscription service in October 2015.

Though its programming offering isn't as robust as its competitors - like AT&T's DirecTV Now, Sony's Vue, and Dish's Sling - YouTube said trying to replicate the traditional TV bundle would be too expensive.

The service's announcement comes on the heels of news that people spend a whopping one billion hours watching content on YouTube per day. In total, YouTube TV gives you access to more than 40 networks, listed below.

Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer, said consumers will be able to seamlessly move between the phone and the TV screen via Google Chromecast.

HollywoodLifers, does YouTube TV sound like something you'll use in the future?

YouTube TV is rolling out on a market-by-market basis; you can sign up to be notified when it becomes available here.

Streaming will be offered both live and on demand, with no DVR restrictions.

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