YouTube TV took a pretty big hit earlier this year when it lost the Fox regional sports networks in a tiff with their owner, Sinclair, and also raised its rates around the same time. (Never mind that it added a bunch of ViacomCBS channels right around then, too.) Today it's gotten a pretty big boost for sports fans.
YouTube TV, which costs $64.99 a month, has added the NFL Network to its channels (it only has a single plan). What's more — there's also a new option for a "Sports Plus" add-on, which gives you even more sports channels for an additional $10.99 a month.
Sports Plus includes the following channels:
- NFL RedZone
- Fox College Sports
- Fox Soccer Plus
- MAVTV Motosports Network
Paying for Sports Plus is done through your Google account, same as with YouTube TV itself, and it's simple to turn things off and on if you decide it's not for you, or just want Sports Plus during a particular season.
And as a reminder: If you're using a custom sort on your YouTube TV channels, you'll need to go in and manually turn on NFL Network.
🏈TOUCHDOWN 🏈It’s true! @nflnetwork is officially part of the YouTube TV lineup! All YouTube TV members can now tackle the 2020 season. pic.twitter.com/BqixyVmwiPSeptember 3, 2020
Phil spent his 20s in the newsroom of the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, his 30s on the road for AndroidCentral.com and Mobile Nations, is the Dad part of Modern Dad, and is editor of WhatToWatch.com.
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