Fubo vs Paramount+: which is better?

Updated June 11, 2022 • Staff

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 Paramount+ Premium?

Soccer fans can enjoy every UEFA Champions League game and every UEFA Europa League game on Paramount+. Football fans can enjoy many NFL and College Football games on CBS Sports. Plus, there are CBS local channels that cover most of the United States.

Go to Paramount+ Premium

Popularity: Paramount+ Premium is more popular than Fubo

Paramount+ Premium has 42,000,000 subscribers whereas Fubo has 545,000 subscribers. This means that Paramount+ Premium has 41,455,000 more subscribers than Fubo. That's a pretty big difference.

Price: Paramount+ Premium is cheaper than Fubo

Paramount+ Premium's costs $10 whereas Fubo costs $65. Getting Fubo instead of Paramount+ Premium will set you back $55 more every month.

Devices: Paramount+ Premium is more widely available than Fubo

Paramount+ Premium is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, PlayStation 4, Portal TV, Roku, Samsung TV, Vizio, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X or Xfinity Flex.

Whereas Fubo is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS or Roku. That's 9 less devices than Paramount+ Premium.

Channel count: Fubo has 103 channels more than Paramount+ Premium

Fubo's lineup includes 107 channels whereas Paramount+ Premium has only 4 channels. Getting a subscription to Fubo will give you access to 103 more channels than Paramount+ Premium. 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: Paramount+ Premium offers a trial

Paramount+ Premium has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

Find out more on Paramount+ Premium

Fubo's specialty

The specialties of Fubo are: Sports.

Paramount+ Premium's specialty

The specialties of Paramount+ Premium are: Movies, TV shows.

Channels on Fubo and not Paramount+ Premium

The channels that Fubo has and which are not available on Paramount+ Premium:

  • A&E
  • ABC
  • ABC News Live
  • ACC Network (in-market)
  • AccuWeather
  • AMC
  • Animal Planet
  • BBC America
  • Bein Sports
  • Bein Sports 4
  • Bein sports 5
  • Bein Sports 6
  • Bein Sports 7
  • Bein Sports 8
  • Big Ten Network (BTN)
  • Bravo
  • CBS Sports Network
  • Cheddar
  • CMT
  • CNBC
  • Comedy Central
  • Comet
  • Cozi TV
  • CW
  • Discovery Channel
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • E!
  • ESPN
  • ESPN2
  • ESPN3
  • Estrella TV
  • Food Network
  • FOX
  • Fox Business Network
  • Fox News Channel
  • Fox Sports 1 (FS1)
  • Fox Sports 2 (FS2)
  • Freeform
  • fubo Sports Network
  • FX
  • FXX
  • FYI
  • Galavision
  • GetTV
  • Golf Channel
  • Hallmark Channel
  • Hallmark Drama
  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • HGTV
  • History
  • IFC
  • Investigation Discovery (ID)
  • Lifetime
  • Lifetime Movies (LMN)
  • Local Now
  • MotorTrend
  • MSNBC
  • MTV
  • National Geographic
  • NBC
  • NBCLX
  • NBCSN
  • Newsmax
  • NFL Network
  • Nick Jr.
  • Nickelodeon
  • Olympic Channel
  • OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network)
  • Oxygen
  • Paramount Network
  • Pop
  • SEC Network (in-market)
  • Smithsonian Channel
  • Sundance TV
  • SYFY
  • Tastemade
  • Telemundo
  • The Weather Channel
  • TLC
  • Travel Channel
  • TUDN
  • TUDNxtra1
  • TUDNxtra10
  • TUDNxtra11
  • TUDNxtra2
  • TUDNxtra3
  • TUDNxtra4
  • TUDNxtra5
  • TUDNxtra6
  • TUDNxtra7
  • TUDNxtra8
  • TUDNxtra9
  • TV Land
  • TVG
  • Unimas
  • Universal Kids
  • Universo
  • Univision
  • USA
  • VH1
  • Vice
  • WE tv
  • WGN America

Channels on Paramount+ Premium and not Fubo

The channels that Paramount+ Premium has which are not available on Fubo:

  • CBS local channels
  • CBS Sports HQ
  • ET Live

Channels on both Paramount+ Premium and Fubo

The channels that are available on both Paramount+ Premium and Fubo are:

  • CBS
  • CBSN

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Paramount plus is mostly a Netflix-style streaming service, offering movies and TV shows on-demand like The Good Fight or Yellowstone. 

The premium plan of Paramount Plus gives you access to Live TV from CBS: CBS local channels, CBS News (CBSN), CBS Sports, ET live, and some live sporting events like NFL on CBS Live. It also offers on-demand access to programming from Comedy Central, MTV, BET, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Paramount Pictures and Smithsonian Channel.

Price: $9.99 per month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, PlayStation 4, Portal TV, Roku, Samsung TV, Vizio, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, Xfinity Flex

Channel lineup: CBS local channels, CBS Sports HQ, CBSN, ET Live

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