This “content cost increase” seems to be related to the addition of eight ViacomCBS channels to the YouTube TV lineup starting today: BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, TV Land, and VH1. So you can watch what you like Daily performance of RuPaul’s drag race Trevor Noah with SpongeBob SquarePants On YouTube TV. BET her, MTV2, MTV Classic, Little Nick, Nick Cartoon and TeenNick will be added later.
Nevertheless, YouTube TV is still gradually entering the traditional cable TV pricing field. Now, it is more expensive than Hulu with live TV (50+), AT&T Now Plus (45+) and basic FuboTV plan (up to around 1
It is understandable that this growth is understandable, because YouTube wants to expand the functionality of the service and the number of available channels. Now it has more than 70 channels. But raising interest rates may make many people (including those who sever ties with cable providers to embrace streaming TV) have excessive monthly rents.
However, it seems that a layered subscription model is being established. Oestlien wrote: “As the streaming industry continues to evolve, we are working hard to build new flexible models for YouTube TV users, so we can continue to provide a powerful and innovative experience for everyone in the family without the promise of traditional TV .” However, considering the way the network bundles channels, it may be difficult to set the “Order” option:
Most networks require us to include their complete channel channels to subscribers, which increases the overall price of the service. We are committed to continue to innovate our services and provide members with flexible choices in the future.
— YouTube TV (@YouTubeTV) June 30, 2020
As for new features, YouTube TV is introducing a feature that allows you to jump to different parts of certain news programs. It is a bit similar to the key performance options in sports. This feature is now available in TV settings and will be available on mobile devices in the next few weeks. The service also refreshed its desktop version of the “Real-time Guide” to include details of the content currently broadcast and content that can be watched within the next 7 days.