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Sling TV beefs up its basic lineup and adds a movie tier
Sling TV beefs up its basic lineup and adds a movie tier

Just how much does an online television service have to offer before it has a legitimate alternative to pay TV? Sling TV announced Wednesday that it's adding AMC and its sister channel IFC to its $20-a-month basic package. AMC is home of "The Walking Dead," "Better Call Saul" and "Mad Men," while IFC is a commercial-supported channel featuring original comedies and indie movies. It's also rolling out a new commercial-free movie tier for $5 a month, built around EPIX and the AMC-owned Sundance Channel. The addition of AMC and IFC addresses a thin spot in the Sling TV lineup, which is traditional entertainment programming. The basic tier's other...

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