50 Best Streaming Services on Apple TV

Apple TV (the device) has so much more to offer than Apple TV+. In this list, you will find every streaming platform on Apple TV, including if it offers a free trial or not and for how long. These streaming services are ranked using our unique score: how many highly-rated movies or channels per dollar spent. The top ones are the services that offer the most bang for your buck. 

Strong Voices TV (SVTV) Network is a subscription-based internet streamer specifically catered to and created by members and allies of the LGBTQI+ community. Not only does it offer inclusive films and TV shows, but it also provides exclusive access to podcasts, music, and video games. If you're looking for a queer community-based streamer and would love to expand your entertainment horizons by adding unique elements into the mix, then you may want to consider subscribing. The website invites you to “join the movement” for just $5.99/month. SVTV was founded in 2016.

Price: $5.99/month

Free Trial: 3 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, iOS, Roku, Website

Sundance costs $6.99 per month, with an annual subscription that goes for $59.99.

In addition to watching Sundance Now on the web, you can stream from the service’s apps for mobile, (Android and iOS) and media streaming (Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku). 

Sundance Now does not offer any apps on game consoles, such as the Xbox One or PlayStation 4.

Price: $8.99/month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Fire TV, iOS, Roku

Sun NXT is a streaming subscription service based in India. It offers 50,000 hours of live TV, movies, shows, and music videos in five Indian languages: Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bengali. It's a comprehensive service not just for Indian audiences and immigrants, but for anyone wanting to get to know more about the country's booming entertainment industry. Sun NXT has two subscription plans: the basic one is free, although it only allows you to stream through one device, while the premium plan gives you unlimited access for ₹50 or just $0.63 a month.

Price: free for 1 channels available

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Samsung Smart TV, Website

Channel lineup:

Over 50 streaming services bundled into one, this is Struum's value proposition. But there is a catch: you don't get to watch content on these platforms as much as you want. You get 100 "credits" every month, and watching a movie will cost 6-7 credits. Watching one episode of a series will cost 3-4 credits. 

Another catch, the streaming services featured are not exactly the big ones, at least not right now. They currently feature: Tastemade, Tribeca, Cheddar News, Kocowa, Dekkoo, Magellan TV, History Hit, Gusto, Young Hollywood, Indieflix, Filmbox, Echoboom Sports, Social Club TV, Cinedigm, Magnolia Pictures, Little Dot Studios, Group 9, Stingray Music, Filmhub, BBC Select, REVOLT, France Channels, InsightTV, Docubay, FuelTV, The Great Courses Signature Collection, Shout! Factory, OUTtv, SVTV, CGOOD TV, Alchimi. 

Price: $4.99/month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS

Stirr is an American ad-supported streaming service owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. It was launched in 2019. Not only is it free, but it provides access to live local news, 120+ TV shows, and 8,000+ hours of on-demand movies. This service is for viewers who don’t want to commit to a cable fee and don’t mind intermittent ads when watching their favorite movies and shows.

Price: free for channels available

Device availability: Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, Roku, Samsung, Sony, Vizio, Website

StackTV is a streaming channel available to either Amazon Prime subscribers or Rogers customers.  It's one of the rare Canadian services that hosts premium broadcast networks, including Global, Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, History, Adult Swim, National Geographic, and Lifetime, among others. It's a bit steep at $12.99 a month, but its wide availability via Amazon and its exclusive access to notable American networks is worth considering.

Price: $12.99/month

Free Trial: 30 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, Samsung Smart TV, Website

Spuul tries to be an essential subscription for fans of Bollywood: offering a Netflix-like viewing experience for Indian movies and TV shows. Content in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil and other Indian regional languages will find its home here. Interestingly: Spuul is available wherever you are based.

Price: $4.99/month

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV

Spectrum TV Choice allows you to completely curate your live TV package. For around $30 a month, you trim the fat and select your 15 channels of choice — no distractions, no cable box, and no annual contract. The catch: it’s only available to Spectrum internet customers.

Price: Varies depending on your location and account history.

Sling TV is a paid cord-cutting service usually costing anywhere between $35 and $50/month. However, they also have a free tier, which allows you to watch live channels like CBS News and on-demand movies and shows for free.

Price: free for 8 channels available

Device availability: AirTV, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, Roku, Samsung TV, Xbox

Channel lineup: ABC News Live, AMC Presents, AMC Rush, CBSN, IFC, Tastemade, The Design Network, WEtv

With Sling TV's Total TV Deal, you get all seven of the service's add-on packages, namely all the channels in its Comedy, Hollywood, Heartland, Kids, Lifestyle, News, and Sports extras. You'll also be getting the DVR plus, which gives you access to 200 more hours of storage. Getting all extras plus DVR storage normally cost about $45, so this bundle from Sling is actually quite the steal.

Price: $21/month

Device availability: AirTV, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, Roku, Samsung TV, Xbox

Channel lineup:

Channel lineup with Sling Blue ($35 / month) : A&E, AMC, AXS TV, BBC America, BET, Bloomberg Television, Bravo, Cartoon Network, Cheddar, Cheddar Big News, CNN, Comedy Central, EPIX Drive-In, Food Network, Fox News, Fuse, FX, HGTV, History, HLN, IFC, Lifetime, MSNBC, National Geographic, NBC, NBC Sports Network, Newsy, NFL Network, Nick Jr., SYFY, TBS, TNT, Travel Channel, Tribeca Shortlist, truTV, USA, Viceland

Channel lineup with Sling Orange ($35 / month) : A&E, AMC, AXS TV, BBC America, Bloomberg Television, Cartoon Network, Cheddar, Cheddar Big News, CNN, Comedy Central, Disney Channel, EPIX Drive-In, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, Food Network, Freeform, Fuse, HGTV, History, IFC, Lifetime, Newsy, TBS, TNT, Travel Channel, Tribeca Shortlist, Viceland

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The streaming services on this page were chosen by our editors. If you choose to subscribe to a streaming service we recommend as a result of our research, analysis, and curation, our work is sometimes (but not always) supported by an affiliate commission from the streaming service when you make a purchase.

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