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Dish's Sling TV streaming television service coming to Apple TV

Apple announced today at WWDC that the Sling TV over-the-top live television service is coming to the Apple TV, joining nearly every other smart TV box in offering the service.

"tvOS on Apple TV takes the Sling TV app to new heights, creating a seamless combination of technology and entertainment," said Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch, in a press release.

tvOS, the operating system that runs on Apple's box, will gain a number of other updates as well when the update arrives this fall, including live channels, single sign-on for authenticating cable television apps, and YouTube search via Siri.

The Apple TV now has a total of 6,000 apps, with 1,300 of those dedicated to video, including new additions like Fox Sports Go, NBA 2K16, Minecraft Story Mode, and Sketch Party.

See all of the Apple WWDC 2016 news right here!