Philo vs Paramount+: which is better?

Updated November 17, 2021 • Staff

Our verdict: go with Philo

We rank streaming services based on their value: how much will each dollar of subscription get you. Our score for Philo is 3 value units for each dollar and our score for Paramount+ Premium is 0 value units for each dollar.

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Popularity: Paramount+ Premium is more popular than Philo

Paramount+ Premium has 42,000,000 subscribers whereas Philo has 750,000 subscribers. This means that Paramount+ Premium has 41,250,000 more subscribers than Philo. That's a pretty big difference.

Price: Paramount+ Premium is cheaper than Philo

Paramount+ Premium's costs $10 whereas Philo costs $25. Getting Philo instead of Paramount+ Premium will set you back $15 more every month.

Devices: Paramount+ Premium is more widely available than Philo

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

Channel count: Philo has 64 channels more than Paramount+ Premium

Philo's lineup includes 68 channels whereas Paramount+ Premium has only 4 channels. Getting a subscription to Philo will give you access to 64 more channels than Paramount+ Premium. That's quite a bit of channels.

Trial: Philo offers a trial

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

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Trial: Paramount+ Premium offers a trial

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

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Philo's specialty

The specialties of Philo are: Lifestyle, News.

Paramount+ Premium's specialty

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

Line-up: Channels on Philo and not Paramount+ Premium

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

  • A&E
  • AccuWeather
  • AMC
  • American Heroes Channel
  • Animal Planet
  • aspireTV
  • AXS TV
  • BBC America
  • BBC World News
  • BET
  • BET Her
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Cheddar
  • Cheddar News
  • Cleo TV
  • CMT
  • Comedy Central
  • Cooking Channel
  • Crackle
  • Crime-Investigation
  • Destination America
  • Discovery Channel
  • Discovery Family
  • Discovery Life
  • DIY Network
  • Food Network
  • FYI
  • Game Show Network
  • GetTV
  • Great American Country
  • Hallmark Channel
  • Hallmark Drama
  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • HGTV
  • History
  • IFC
  • INSP
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Law&Crime
  • Lifetime
  • LMN
  • Logo
  • MotorTrend
  • MTV
  • MTV Classic
  • MTV Live
  • MTV2
  • Newsy
  • Nick Jr.
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nicktoons
  • OWN
  • Paramount Network
  • PeopleTV
  • REVOLT
  • Revry
  • Science Channel
  • Sundance TV
  • Tastemade
  • TeenNick
  • TLC
  • Travel Channel
  • TV Land
  • TV One
  • UPtv
  • VH1
  • Vice
  • WE tv

Line-up: Channels on Paramount+ Premium and not Philo

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

  • CBS local channels
  • CBS Sports HQ
  • CBSN
  • ET Live

Line-up: Channels on both Paramount+ Premium and Philo

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

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