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A new streaming television landscape

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(Peter and Maria Hoey / For the Los Angeles Times)

More than 100 Internet video streaming services are now available. Here are some of the most popular services:

Amazon Prime

$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.”

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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”

Crackle

Free

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”

Crunchyroll

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.

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Streams of thousands of episodes of Japanese anime and other Asian content. The service also offers a free, ad-supported online membership.

Dove Channel

$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.”

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DramaFever

$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

HBO Now

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$14.99 a month

HBO original programming, including “Game of Thrones,” “The Sopranos,” documentaries, music specials and major Hollywood movies

Hulu

$7.99 a month for shows with commercials; $11.99 a month for commercial-free plan

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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.”

LucasOilRacing.TV

$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

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MLB.TV

$129.99 per season

Offers streams of live baseball games, subject to local blackout rules

Netflix

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$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

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Access to regular-season football games hours after they air on TV, archived games and NFL films

Noggin

$5.99 a month

Nickelodeon shows for preschoolers such as “Blue’s Clues” and “Franklin and Friends,” which are delivered commercial-free

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SeeSo

$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)

Sling TV

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$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

Showtime

$10.99 a month

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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.

Smithsonian Earth

$3.99 a month

Nature and wildlife programming available in HD and Ultra HD

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Tennis Channel Plus

$89.99 annual

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”

TheBlaze TV

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$9.95 a month

Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck’s digital outlet for his programs and other content, including “Real News From TheBlaze”

Univision Now

$5.99 a month; $59.99 annually

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Live streams of Spanish-language Univision’s two broadcast networks and recent episodes of telenovelas

WWE Network

$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

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YouTube Red

$9.99 a month

Advertising-free video and on-demand music service that includes YouTube original series and movies


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