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Apple TV: What's On

I had some time and looked at the Apple TV apps and took some notes on what was free, required subscriptions, or required a TV broadcast provider. I did not sign up for all the services but checked if they required one to identify their broadcast provider. Some apps provided limited content without a subscription. Of course, this is subject to change.

‘Apps’ that require a TV broadcast service provider (such as Time Warner, at&t U-Vers, etc):
  • A&E (Not available to at&t U-verse customers)
  • ABC (Watch ABC)
  • ABC News
  • CNBC
  • CNN go
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • ESPN
  • FOX NOW
  • FX NOW
  • FYI (Not available to at&t U-verse customers)
  • HBO GO
  • History (Not available to at&t U-verse customers)
  • Lifetime (Not available to at&t U-verse customers)
  • NAT GEO TV
  • NBA
  • NBC Sports
  • Showtime Anytime
  • USA Now

If the above ‘apps’ are important to you, you can not ‘cut the cord.’ You need to continue to subscribe to a broadcast provider - it’s possible that some of the content is not available with your subscribed package.
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‘Apps’ that are free to watch:
  • 120 Sports (Free)
  • ACC Sports (Free)
  • AOL On (Free)
  • Bloomberg (Free)
  • CBS News (Free)
  • dailymotion (Free)
  • Fusion (Free)
  • KORTV (Free)
  • Red Bull TV (Free)
  • Sky News (Free)
  • Smithsonian Channel (Free)
  • The Scene (Free)
  • The Weather Channel (Free)
  • WJS Live (Free)
  • Yahoo Screen (Free)
  • Young Hollywood (Free)

'Apps that require a subscription fee

  • Beats Music
  • crunchyroll
  • Feeln
  • HBO NOW
  • Hulu Plus
  • MLB.tv
  • MLS
  • Netflix
  • NFL Now ( some content may be free)
  • NHL
  • Qello Concerts
  • Tatemade
  • Tennis Channel
  • UFC TV
  • Willow
  • WWE Network

‘Apps’ that have optional on-line accounts:
  • Crackle
  • TED
  • Vevo
  • Vimeo
  • YouTube

PBS and PBS Kids asks for ZIP code but content is not restricted.

Other ‘Apps’:
  • Apple Events (Apple)
  • flickr
  • Movie Theater (Apple)
  • Podcast (Apple)
  • Radio (Apple)
  • Trailers (Apple)


Please let me know below if I need to make any corrections.
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