A new streaming television landscape
More than 100 Internet video streaming services are now available, and traditional media companies are joining the fray. Here are some of the most popular services:
$99 a year, includes free shipping on products purchased from Amazon.
Prime service includes access, at no additional cost, to movies, music and TV shows — including original productions such as “Transparent.”
CBS All Access
$5.99 a month
Live stream and on-demand access to CBS programming such as “The Good Wife,” “The Big Bang Theory” and classics such as “Star Trek” and “The Brady Bunch”
Backed by Sony Pictures Entertainment, the ad-supported site offers movies, TV show episodes and originals including Jerry Seinfeld's “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”
Two ad-free paid subscription tiers: $6.95 a month for basic tier; $11.95 a month for premium tier, which includes free shipping on products purchased from the Crunchyroll store.
Streams of thousands of episodes of Japanese anime and other Asian content. The service also offers a free, ad-supported online membership.
$4.99 a month
Heartwarming TV shows and movies targeted at children, families and faith-based audiences. Programming includes “Highway to Heaven,” “Fraggle Rock” and “New Adventures of Black Beauty.”
$4.99 a month for ad-free version
Soap operas from South Korea, Spanish-language telenovelas and other TV shows and children's programming from Asia
$14.99 a month
HBO original programming, including “Game of Thrones,” “The Sopranos,” documentaries, music specials and major Hollywood movies
$7.99 a month for shows with commercials; $11.99 a month for commercial-free plan
Access to episodes of shows from ABC, the CW, Fox and NBC a day after they air on TV. The service also has a library of movies, TV shows and original productions such as “The Mindy Project” and “Casual.”
$6.99 a month ($4.99 a month if payed annually)
Live events, including the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, and access to a library of 400 hours of motor sport races, including stock cars, motorcycle racing, off-road racing and drag boats
$129.99 per season
Offers streams of live baseball games, subject to local blackout rules
$9.99 a month (new standard subscription).
Access to movies, TV shows and original productions such as “Orange Is the New Black” and “House of Cards”
NFL Game Pass
$99.99 a year
Access to regular-season football games hours after they air on TV, archived games and NFL films
$5.99 a month
Nickelodeon shows for preschoolers such as “Blue's Clues” and “Franklin and Friends,” which are delivered commercial-free
$3.99 a month
NBCUniversal's comedy channel that includes stand-up acts, original shows and reruns of TV shows such as “30 Rock” and “The Office” (Launches Thursday)
$20 a month (basic)
Dish Network's service offers a package of traditional cable TV channels, including AMC, CNN, ESPN and Food Network. Add-on channel packages available for an extra $5 a month
$10.99 a month
Offers original Showtime series — including “Shameless” and “The Affair” — documentaries, movies, music, comedy specials and live boxing matches. Hulu and/or Amazon Prime subscribers can add Showtime to their plans for an additional $8.99 a month.
$3.99 a month
Nature and wildlife programming available in HD and Ultra HD
Tennis Channel Plus
Live tennis matches from more than 45 tournaments, including the Australian Open and French Open, archived matches and on-demand programming features such as “Bag Check”
$9.95 a month
Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck's digital outlet for his programs and other content, including “Real News From TheBlaze”
$5.99 a month; $59.99 annually
Live streams of Spanish-language Univision's two broadcast networks and recent episodes of telenovelas
$9.99 a month
World Wrestling Entertainment's streaming service that offers premium content, including “Wrestlemania,” pay-per-view events, original series and library content
$9.99 a month
Advertising-free video and on-demand music service that includes YouTube original series and movies
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