Hulu + Live TV Channel List

Explore the more than 85 channels Hulu + Live TV has to offer.
by Luke Daugherty — 
Hulu + Live TV Channel List

A&E to VH1: Here is the Hulu + Live TV complete channel list

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Hulu + Live TV is Hulu's answer for people who want to completely cut the cord. With Hulu + Live TV, you can stream live TV and Hulu's extensive on-demand library, making it a great all-in-one option for cord-cutters. Live TV on Hulu includes sports, news, movies, and everything in between. Looking for FX on Hulu? You got it. Trying to find CBS on Hulu? That's there too. And yes, you'll even find MTV on Hulu.

Keep reading to find out just how many Hulu channels you'll get with


What is Hulu + Live TV?

Hulu + Live TV is a comprehensive streaming service that offers a large on-demand streaming library in addition to live television. It's one of the most well-rounded streamers available for subscribers because it includes so many titles and channels. On top of more than 85 live TV channels, you'll also have access to Hulu's vast on-demand library that includes award-winning original TV and movies, including The Handmaid's Tale, Ramy, Mrs. America, and many more.

The streaming service is also accessible on most common devices, including your TV, computer, tablet, smartphones, and more. However, all titles and events, including the live TV component, require an internet connection to watch. It's worth noting that subscribers to the ad-free version of Hulu + Live TV (more below) can download some of the streaming titles to watch offline.

Hulu + Live TV is available in two options; with or without ads for on-demand titles. For a slightly higher Hulu subscription cost, you can nix ads for on-demand libraries and have a break-free viewing experience (almost) every time. How much is Hulu + Live TV? Regular Hulu + Live TV starts at $70/mo., and without ads is $76/mo. Meanwhile, Disney+ and ESPN+ are included with both options at no additional cost.

Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TVHulu + Live TV (No Ads)
Monthly price $70/mo.$76/mo.
Number of channels 85+ channels85+ channels
Access to on-demand content? YesYes

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Hulu + Live TV channel list

Hulu + Live TV offers a mix of sports, entertainment, and local channels. The Hulu stations selection can vary slightly based on your local market, but you can expect to have most or all of the following as part of your Hulu channel list.

  • A&E

  • ABC

  • ABC News Live


  • Adult Swim

  • Animal Planet

  • BET

  • Big Ten Network

  • Bloomberg Television

  • Boomerang

  • Bravo

  • Cartoon Network

  • CBS

  • CBSN

  • CBS Sports Network

  • Cheddar News

  • CMT

  • CNBC

  • CNN

  • CNN International

  • Comedy Central

  • Cozi TV

  • CW

  • Dabl

  • Discovery Channel

  • Disney Channel

  • Disney Junior

  • Disney XD

  • E!

  • ESPN

  • ESPN 2

  • ESPNews


  • ESPN College Extra

  • Food Network

  • Fox

  • Fox Business

  • Fox News Channel

  • FS1

  • FS2

  • FreeForm

  • FX

  • FXM

  • FXX

  • FYI

  • Golf

  • HGTV

  • History

  • HLN

  • ID

  • Lifetime

  • Localish

  • Lifetime Movies

  • Localish


  • MotorTrends

  • MTV

  • NASA

  • National Geographic

  • Nat Geo Wild

  • NBC

  • News Nation

  • NFL Network

  • Nickelodeon

  • Nick Jr.

  • Olympic Channel

  • Oprah Winfrey Network

  • Oxygen

  • Paramount Network

  • Pop

  • QVC

  • SEC ESPN Network

  • Smithsonian Channel

  • Start TV

  • SyFy

  • TBS

  • Telemundo

  • TLC

  • TNT

  • Travel Channel

  • TruTV

  • Turner Classic Movies

  • TVLand

  • Universal Kids

  • USA

  • VH1

  • Vice

Sports channels with Hulu + Live TV

The Hulu + Live TV channel list offers a number of sports options for all kinds of sports fans. Sports channels you can expect to see in all markets include ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPNews, ESPNU, ESPN College Extra, FS1, FS2, Golf Channel, CBS Sports Network, NBCSN, NFL Network, ACC Network, SEC Network, Big Ten Network, MotorTrend, and Olympic Channel.

Meanwhile, subscribers will also have access to regional sports networks that can vary based on your market. For example, New York subscribers will have access to the SNY for local sports, in addition to ESPN or ACC Network. 

Subscribers can also add on extra sports channels for a monthly fee. These channels include MavTV, NFL Red Zone, Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, TVG, and TVG 2.

One thing to remember is that some sporting events will have blackouts on Hulu + Live TV. This comes down to regional availability in certain markets. Hulu recommends using its Live Guide to better understand when an event may fall under blackout guidelines. 

Local channels with Hulu + Live TV

On the Hulu + Live TV channel list, you'll see your standard local channels, including ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox, as well as their news-specific affiliates. On top of that, many markets will have additional local channels for news and events. Once you've set up your Hulu + Live TV account, Hulu will just need to know your location (it just takes a ZIP code) to give you your regional channels.

If you're watching on your laptop, you'll need to enable location services, so Hulu can see your location. This will grant you access to local affiliate channels, including ABC on Hulu, as well as local NBC affiliates, and more.

How do Hulu + Live TV channels compare?

Hulu + Live TV is just one of several streaming services that offers live viewing. Other options include YouTube TV, fuboTV, Philo, and Sling TV. Each streaming service has a slightly different viewing experience and different channel varieties, so here's how Hulu + Live TV stacks up.

For entertainment channels
Hulu + Live TV actually does pretty well in terms of entertainment. You'll get such popular networks as BET, TBS, Lifetime, and The CW on Hulu. If you want premium channels, you can also get HBO, Starz, and more in a premium package for an additional monthly fee. 

For sports fans
You'll almost definitely get what you're looking for sports-wise with Hulu + Live TV. There's a variety of ESPN networks, as well as others (plus some regional networks). You can also add on the sports package for an additional fee. The only streaming service that may top it is

, which is designed with sports fans in mind. It's teeming with channels for just about every sport you can think of.

For newsworthy channels
Hulu includes a strong selection of news channels. Not only are you getting the major news networks, including CNN, MSNBC, Cheddar News, News Nation, and others, but you'll get your own local selection as well (which will also cover sports).

For kids
Hulu + Live TV has such kid-friendly channels as Disney, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., and Cartoon Network, but the other streamers also have a selection of kid-friendly options, too. In fact, the only streamer that doesn't measure up is Philo, which doesn't have Disney.

Overall value for price
The prices for the streamers are pretty even across the board — save for Sling TV, which is $50/mo. for the Sling Orange and Blue combo package — but thanks to Hulu's on-demand library, it really is the best value. Not only are you getting more than 85 live TV channels, but Hulu's library is massive (more than 70,000 TV episodes and movies and counting) and includes not just original titles but plenty of fan-favorites from other networks as well.

Does Hulu + Live TV's channel list beat the rest?

Hulu + Live TV is a well-rounded streaming service for cord-cutters who want live TV and a strong streaming library. With Hulu + Live TV, you'll get both, so you'll always have something to watch on demand or with the massive Hulu TV channel list. It has plenty of channels for sports fans, movie lovers, and families with children — truly something for everyone.