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Roku: YouTube TV app removed from channel store as deal with Google ends

Roku: YouTube TV app removed from channel store as deal with Google ends

Roku users who already have the YouTube TV app on their devices can still stream, but new YouTube TV customers can't sign up or download it on Roku.

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Disney Plus will stream Sony Spider-Man movies in new deal

Disney Plus will stream Sony Spider-Man movies in new deal

The deal will license Sony Pictures library titles like Spider-Man, Jumanji and Hotel Transylvania franchises, as well as new big-screen movies coming out in 2022 through 2026.

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Sling TV Blue is the best budget live TV streaming service

Sling TV Blue is the best budget live TV streaming service

Sling TV offers cord-cutters a wealth of live channels for an affordable price and Blue is a better deal than Orange, especially for football fans.

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Reviews and comparisons

How to choose which TV streaming service is best for you

How to choose which TV streaming service is best for you

Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, HBO Max, Apple TV Plus, Peacock -- there's a lot to pick from. Here's how to narrow it down.

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Netflix review: The best premium streaming service

Netflix review: The best premium streaming service

Netflix remains the top TV and movie streaming service thanks to its ease of use, lack of commercials and original content.

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Every US streaming service, ranked

Every US streaming service, ranked

Over 100 services, scored and sorted into tiers.

12 of the best TV shows to stream on Disney Plus

12 of the best TV shows to stream on Disney Plus

Searching for more great shows like The Mandalorian? Let's round up Disney's best gems.

HBO Max vs. Netflix: How to choose when you can't afford both

HBO Max vs. Netflix: How to choose when you can't afford both

Max is here with lots of movies, Muppets and Friends to dethrone Netflix, but it's not cheap. And neither is Netflix. We compare the two head to head.

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Doctor Strange cameo cut from WandaVision to avoid 'white guy' saving the day

Doctor Strange cameo cut from WandaVision to avoid 'white guy' saving the day

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23 best films to see on Amazon Prime Video
23 best films to see on Amazon Prime Video

23 best films to see on Amazon Prime Video

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The 5 best TV shows to see on Paramount Plus
The 5 best TV shows to see on Paramount Plus

The 5 best TV shows to see on Paramount Plus

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QLED or OLED? Samsung vs LG
QLED or OLED? Samsung vs LG

QLED or OLED? Samsung vs LG

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How 100 live TV channels stack up
How 100 live TV channels stack up

How 100 live TV channels stack up

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Which streaming TV service to cancel?
Which streaming TV service to cancel?

Which streaming TV service to cancel?

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13 of the best TV shows to watch on HBO Max
13 of the best TV shows to watch on HBO Max

13 of the best TV shows to watch on HBO Max

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Roku Streaming Stick Plus
Roku Streaming Stick Plus review: The best 4K HDR streamer value

Roku Streaming Stick Plus review: The best 4K HDR streamer value

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The 19 best TV shows to stream on Amazon Prime
The 19 best TV shows to stream on Amazon Prime

The 19 best TV shows to stream on Amazon Prime

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How to cut the cable TV cord
How to cut the cable TV cord

How to cut the cable TV cord

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Hulu Plus Live TV vs. YouTube TV
Hulu Plus Live TV vs. YouTube TV

Hulu Plus Live TV vs. YouTube TV

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Free live TV news you can watch now
Free live TV news you can watch now

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Streaming is the present and the future of TV. Netflix started the streaming revolution in 2007 and remains the leader today but numerous other services have become household names too: Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Disney Plus and more. Meanwhile devices from Roku to Fire TV to smart TVs to your phone and tablet offer those apps and hundreds more, delivering millions of hours of video and a level of choice that traditional cable can't begin to match.

We created this guide to give you an inside track on the best news and advice about streaming. You'll find CNET's informative reviews and comparisons not just of the best services and hardware to buy, but also how to use them. We'll guide you through cord cutting, tell you how to save money and how to improve your wi-fi for a better experience. And when everything's squared away we'll suggest stuff to watch and tell you what's coming soon, including news from our sister site TV Guide.

So sit back, relax, fire up an app and enjoy the golden age of TV. You won't miss a thing.