18 Alternatives to Netflix

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Alternatives to Netflix for when you need a new streaming service in your life!


18 Alternatives to Netflix

Netflix has been one of the biggest websites online for years now, and for good reason! But it is far from the only streaming service nowadays, which is why we created a list of 18 alternatives to Netflix!

For as great as Netflix is, you can't watch every single TV show or movie on it that you may want to see and could potentially have a long wait to watch your favorite shows that will end up on Netflix. With more and more streaming services creating original content, many people have to subscribe to a few of their favorite services just to be able to watch everything they'd like. Some services also specialize in one type of show, like DC Comics's upcoming DC Universe, which will show all DC related content, including original shows.

Two more streaming services we're excited about are the Disney streaming service that is projected to come out next year and AT&T Watch, which is projected to cost just $15 a month.

Read on to discover 18 alternatives to Netflix, some you'll be familiar with and some that may be brand new to you!



Pros: At $7.99, Hulu is one of the cheaper streaming services out there. Not to mention the fact that they stream have new episodes of TV shows just hours after they air.

Cons: A lot of commercials

Price: $7.99 a month


Pros: The price. Or, well, lack of price.

Cons: The extensive commercials. Oh well, they keep the cost down for viewers.

Price: Free

3.HBO Now

Pros: The subscription includes all of HBO's "series, movies, documentaries, sports, specials and more."

Cons: A little expensive compared to other services.

Price: $14.99 a month

4.Sling TV

Pros: Similar to cable TV, but much cheaper than cable.

Cons: Limited channels.

Price: $20 a month


5.Amazon Prime Instant Video

Pros: The price includes access to 2 day shipping, unlimited Amazon Prime Instant Video and Music, and a free Kindle book every month.

Cons: Upfront cost.

Price: $99 a year

6.CBS All Access

Pros: Access to CBS' awesome lineup of shows and sports games.

Cons: Limited number of TV shows.

Price: $5.99 a month


Pros: An awesome selection of movies and no ads.

Cons: Relatively limited selection compared to other services.

Price: $8.99 a month


Pros: Free to watch and stream video games.

Cons: You may have to do some digging to find the quality channels.

Price: Free



Pros: 950+ anime and import TV shows.

Cons: "Confusing interface. Few feature-length options. No recommendation engine."

Price: $6.95 a month.

10.YouTube TV

Pros: 48+ channels as part of the subscription.

Cons: One of the more expensive streaming services.

Price: $35 a month


Pros: Commercial free access to all your favorite FX shows.

Cons: Can only be added to an Xfinity account.

Price: $5.99 a month (in addition to Xfinity bill)

12.Philo TV

Pros: The price! Philo is cheaper than a lot of live streaming services.

Cons: Doesn't carry any Disney related channel, nor NBC, ABC, Fox, or CBS

Price: $16 a month for 37 channels, $20 a month for 46 channels

13.Tello Films

Pros: Basically the only place online with every show, webseries, and movie geared towards lesbian and bisexual women. Not to mention the price!

Cons: Limited content.

Price: $4.99 a month


14.Playstation Vue

Pros: Discounts for Playstation Plus subscribers.

Cons: One of the more expensive options out there.

Price: $40 a month for 45 channels, $45 a month for 60 channels, $55 a month for 90 channels, $75 a month for 90 channels (includes HBO and Showtime)


Pros: Includes original content, podcasts, webseries, and more geared toward the LGBT community.

Cons: Limited content.

Price: $4.99 a month or $54.99 a year.

16.Pluto TV

Pros: The price!

Cons: Only select live content is available and, because it is free, there are no DVR options or any other frills.

Price: Free

17.DirecTV Now

Pros: 20 hours of free DVR with your package

Cons: Limited number of channels that can paused and rewound.

Price: $35 a month for 60 channels, $50 a month for 80 channels, $60 a month for 100 channels, $70 per month for 120-plus channels


Pros: A favorite for sports fans.

Cons: No ESPN or ABC.

Price: $45 a month for 70 channels or $50 a month for 80 channels