Fubo vs Hulu with Live TV: which one is better?

Updated May 28, 2022 • Staff

Fubo and Hulu with Live TV have base packages that cost the same and almost identical channel line-up, which makes choosing between them quite difficult. 

In this guide, we hope to help you choose the right streaming service for you between the two. 

Why get Fubo?

Get Fubo TV if you're currently paying more than its monthly price for your cable and if you like watching live TV channels. However, if you don't watch a lot of live TV there are much cheaper options out there for on-demand movies.

Go to Fubo

Why get Hulu with Live TV?

In 2020, Hulu updated their interface to a much neater version, allowing for one of the easiest and most intuitive Live navigation systems around.

Go to Hulu with Live TV

Popularity: Hulu with Live TV is more popular than Fubo

Hulu with Live TV has 4,100,000 subscribers whereas Fubo has 545,000 subscribers. This means that Hulu with Live TV has 3,555,000 more subscribers than Fubo. That's a pretty big difference.

Price: Hulu with Live TV is cheaper than Fubo

Hulu with Live TV's costs $65 whereas Fubo costs $65. Getting Fubo instead of Hulu with Live TV will set you back $0 more every month.

Devices: Hulu with Live TV is more widely available than Fubo

Hulu with Live TV is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, Nintendo Switch, Roku, Roku TV, Samsung TV or Xbox.

Whereas Fubo is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS or Roku. That's 5 less devices than Hulu with Live TV.

Channel count: Fubo has 32 channels more than Hulu with Live TV

Fubo's lineup includes 107 channels whereas Hulu with Live TV has only 75 channels. Getting a subscription to Fubo will give you access to 32 more channels than Hulu with Live TV. That's quite a bit of channels.

Trial: Fubo offers a trial

Fubo has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

Find out more on Fubo

Trial: Hulu with Live TV offers a trial

Hulu with Live TV has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

Find out more on Hulu with Live TV

Fubo's specialty

The specialties of Fubo are: Sports.

Hulu with Live TV's specialty

The specialties of Hulu with Live TV are: Lifestyle, News, Sports.

Channels on Fubo and not Hulu with Live TV

The channels that Fubo has and which are not available on Hulu with Live TV:

  • ACC Network (in-market)
  • AccuWeather
  • AMC
  • BBC America
  • Bein Sports
  • Bein Sports 4
  • Bein sports 5
  • Bein Sports 6
  • Bein Sports 7
  • Bein Sports 8
  • CMT
  • Comedy Central
  • Comet
  • Estrella TV
  • fubo Sports Network
  • Galavision
  • GetTV
  • Hallmark Channel
  • Hallmark Drama
  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • IFC
  • Lifetime Movies (LMN)
  • Local Now
  • MTV
  • NBCLX
  • Newsmax
  • NFL Network
  • Nick Jr.
  • Nickelodeon
  • OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network)
  • Paramount Network
  • SEC Network (in-market)
  • Sundance TV
  • Tastemade
  • The Weather Channel
  • TUDN
  • TUDNxtra1
  • TUDNxtra10
  • TUDNxtra11
  • TUDNxtra2
  • TUDNxtra3
  • TUDNxtra4
  • TUDNxtra5
  • TUDNxtra6
  • TUDNxtra7
  • TUDNxtra8
  • TUDNxtra9
  • TV Land
  • TVG
  • Unimas
  • Universo
  • Univision
  • VH1
  • WE tv

Channels on Hulu with Live TV and not Fubo

The channels that Hulu with Live TV has which are not available on Fubo:

  • ACC Network (ACCN)
  • Adult Swim
  • Bloomberg
  • Boomerang
  • Cartoon Network
  • CNN
  • CNN International
  • Dabl
  • ESPN College Extra
  • ESPNews
  • ESPNU
  • FXM
  • HLN
  • Lifetime Movie Network (LMN)
  • Nat Geo Wild
  • QVC
  • Start TV
  • TBS
  • TCM (Turner Classic Movies)
  • TNT
  • truTV

Channels on both Hulu with Live TV and Fubo

The channels that are available on both Hulu with Live TV and Fubo are:

  • A&E
  • ABC
  • ABC News Live
  • Animal Planet
  • Big Ten Network (BTN)
  • Bravo
  • CBS
  • CBS Sports Network
  • CBSN
  • Cheddar
  • CNBC
  • Cozi TV
  • CW
  • Discovery Channel
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • E!
  • ESPN
  • ESPN2
  • ESPN3
  • Food Network
  • FOX
  • Fox Business Network
  • Fox News Channel
  • Fox Sports 1 (FS1)
  • Fox Sports 2 (FS2)
  • Freeform
  • FX
  • FXX
  • FYI
  • Golf Channel
  • HGTV
  • History
  • Investigation Discovery (ID)
  • Lifetime
  • MotorTrend
  • MSNBC
  • National Geographic
  • NBC
  • NBCSN
  • Olympic Channel
  • Oxygen
  • Pop
  • Smithsonian Channel
  • SYFY
  • Telemundo
  • TLC
  • Travel Channel
  • Universal Kids
  • USA
  • Vice
  • WGN America

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The "Hulu + Live TV" plan mixes Hulu's exclusive offering of Originals with around 60 TV channels (the channels available depend on where you live). If you already have Hulu, getting the Live TV addition is usually cheaper than subscribing to another Live TV service. And if when you want to cancel the Live TV plan, you can click "cancel" on Hulu which will give you the option to keep the On-Demand part while cancelling the Live TV.

Price: $64.99 per month

Free Trial: 7 days

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

Channel lineup: A&E, ABC, ABC News Live, ACC Network (ACCN), Adult Swim, Animal Planet, Big Ten Network (BTN), Bloomberg, Boomerang, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CBS, CBS Sports Network, CBSN, Cheddar, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, Cozi TV, CW, Dabl, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN College Extra, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNews, ESPNU, Food Network, FOX, Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel, Fox Sports 1 (FS1), Fox Sports 2 (FS2), Freeform, FX, FXM, FXX, FYI, Golf Channel, HGTV, History, HLN, Investigation Discovery (ID), Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network (LMN), MotorTrend, MSNBC, Nat Geo Wild, National Geographic, NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel, Oxygen, Pop, QVC, SEC Network, Smithsonian Channel, Start TV, SYFY, TBS, TCM (Turner Classic Movies), Telemundo, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, truTV, Universal Kids, USA, Vice, WGN America

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