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YouTube TV Hits 5M Subscribers, Outpacing Hulu’s Live TV Tier

YouTube TV has surpassed 5 million paying and free trial subscribers, bringing the live TV service to the top of the list compared to other virtual rivals like Hulu + Live TV and Sling TV. The 5 million figure, which neatly comes five years after YouTube TV first launched in early 2017, is the first […]

Beijing Olympics 2022: How to Watch the Opening Ceremony and Winter Games

Coming off a delayed 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics just last year, the Olympics have returned — this time, for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. The games kick off on Thursday, Feb. 3, welcoming nearly 3,000 athletes representing over 90 countries to compete on the world stage. This marks the second time Beijing […]

YouTube TV Loses ABC, ESPN and Other Disney-Owned Channels After Failed Contract Negotiations

YouTube TV has lost ABC, ESPN and multiple other Disney-owned channels after the two companies failed to reach a contract on Friday evening. As a result, YouTube will be decreasing the monthly price of its TV streaming platform from $64.99 to $49.99 due to the loss of 25 channels, which include the FX networks, Freeform, […]

Disney Warns That ABC, ESPN Could Be Pulled From YouTube TV This Week

The Walt Disney Co. on Monday warned that its networks could be pulled from Google’s YouTube TV streaming service this week, as the two sides are in the midst of a dispute over carriage fees. If the entertainment and technology giants don’t come to new terms by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 17, Disney’s channels […]

Roku, YouTube Ink New Deal, Bringing YouTube TV Back to Streaming Platform

After a bitter, public, months-long dispute, Roku and Google have come to terms on a new multi-year distribution agreement, which covers both YouTube and YouTube TV. The new deal will return the YouTube TV app to Roku’s store, and will keep the main YouTube app from being pulled from the platform (the companies had warned […]

NBCUniversal, YouTube TV Ink Carriage Deal to Avoid Dropped Channels

NBCUniversal and YouTube TV have reached an agreement that will keep more than 14 NBCU channels on the Google-owned platform, the two companies said on Saturday. “We are thrilled to have reached a deal with YouTube TV and can continue to offer our full network portfolio, without interruption,” an NBCU spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter. “YouTube […]

NBCUniversal, YouTube TV Agree to “Short Extension” Amid Heated Contract Talks

NBCUniversal and YouTube TV have agreed to a “short extension” that will keep more than 14 NBCU channels on the platform as the two companies have been engaged in heated contract negotiations, a spokesperson for NBCU said on Thursday evening. The NBCU–YouTube TV deal was originally set to expire on Thursday at midnight, which would […]