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Sling TV’s Slew of New Additions (Including Local Channels)

Monday, October 24th, 2016 by | Filed Under: Android, Hardware & Peripherals, iOS, TV Tech

Good news for hockey-loving cord cutters!  Hockey is coming to SlingTV. We’ve discussed the popular service before.  You can use on a device like a Roku streaming box, Fire TV, Xbox One,  a smart TV, or on a tablet or computer to access it.

Sling TV is now carrying the NHL Network with over 75 professional hockey games live, plus special on-site coverage, interviews, highlights, expert analysis and more. The NHL Network is now available in the “Sports Extra” add-on pack for $5 per month with a Sling Orange subscription or $10 per month with a Sling Blue subscription.

Sling TV also add various Hallmark services this holiday season with Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Now available in the “Lifestyle Plus Extra” add-on pack, $5 per month with a Sling Orange or Sling Blue subscription.

The Game Show Network is also now available on Sling TV and includes classic game shows like “Family Feud” through the Comedy Plus Extra for Sling Orange and Sling Blue at only $5 per month.

The newly added AXS TV feature premiere events including MMA fights, concerts, “The X Factor UK”, and comedy performances and more at no additional cost for users with Sling Orange and Sling Blue core services.

Local TV is also coming to some customers. Chicago, Fresno-Visalia, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham and San Francisco are also eligible for the free Broadcast Extra add-on package, which features ABC, Univision and UniMás. Both existing and new Orange + Blue customers in eligible markets will automatically see the local feeds in their channel guides, with no additional action necessary.

Movie fans now have more options with HDNet Movies, which feature special themes. Available in the Hollywood Extra pack for Sling Orange and Sling Blue, still at only $5 per month.

Be sure to check your area availability here. Visit for more information about Sling TV’s channels.

Users have various settings and can pause live TV or watch something that aired up to 72 hours ago. Set up for SlingTV is easy (create an account w/username and password) and the viewing quality is very strong. Sling TV customers can also customize their streaming service with additional packages including “Kids Extra”,“Sports Extra”, “World News Extra”, “Hollywood Extra”, “Deportes Extra” and “Lifestyle Extra” plus the addition of HBO® for $15 per month. Sling TV also covers movies with the HBO and EPIX channels with thousands of Video-On-Demand titles.

Sling TV can be viewed on Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast (Google), Fire TV Stick, Xbox One, Fire tablets, Android TV platforms including Google’s Nexus Player, current-generation Roku players and Roku TV models, Xbox One, Android and iOS devices, Macs and PCs.

~ Michael Siebenaler

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