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Sling TV now available in the US, and it's adding AMC to the channel lineup

Sling TV now available in the US, and it's adding AMC to the channel lineup


Suddenly Dish's internet TV service is about way more than ESPN

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Worry about invites no more: as of today, Dish's Sling TV service is now available to all consumers in the United States. You can sign up for a week-long trial to decide if internet TV is worth the $20. But there's better news: the company has announced that will be adding AMC to the core channel lineup. That's pretty huge and fills what was originally a glaring hole in Sling's programming; you'll now be able to watch The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, and Mad Men along with your friends and family who are paying way more for cable. Dish notes that its AMC Networks deal also includes BBC America, BBC World News, IFC, Sundance TV, and We TV, but those channels will be coming sometime later. AMC itself will be available "soon." For Sling customers, hopefully that means very soon.

At launch, you can watch Sling TV on the web (via Mac or PC), iOS, Android, Roku players, and Roku TV. Support for Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One, the Nexus Player, and other devices will be coming in the future. At launch, here's the full channel lineup:

Core package ($20/mo):
ESPN, ESPN2, AMC (coming soon), TNT, TBS, Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, ABC Family, Disney Channel, CNN, El Rey, Galavision, Maker Network

News and Information Extra ($5/mo):
Bloomberg, HLN, DIY, Cooking Channel

Kids Extra ($5/mo):
Disney Junior, Disney XD, Boomerang, Baby TV, Duck TV

Sports Extra ($5/mo):
ESPN News, ESPN U, SEC ESPN Network, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN Bases Loaded, ESPN Goal Line. Universal Sports, Bein Sports, Univision Deportes

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