Sling vs Frndly TV: which is better?

Updated November 17, 2021 • Staff

Our verdict: go with Frndly TV

We rank streaming services based on their value: how much will each dollar of subscription get you. Our score for Frndly TV is 3 value units for each dollar and our score for Sling Orange + Blue is 1 value units for each dollar.

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Popularity: Sling Orange + Blue is more popular than Frndly TV

Sling Orange + Blue has 2,460,000 subscribers whereas Frndly TV has 500,000 subscribers. This means that Sling Orange + Blue has 1,960,000 more subscribers than Frndly TV. That's a pretty big difference.

Price: Frndly TV is cheaper than Sling Orange + Blue

Frndly TV's costs $6 whereas Sling Orange + Blue costs $50. Getting Sling Orange + Blue instead of Frndly TV will set you back $44 more every month.

Devices: Sling Orange + Blue is more widely available than Frndly TV

Sling Orange + Blue is available on AirTV, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, Roku, Samsung TV or Xbox.

Whereas Frndly TV is only available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS or Roku. That's 5 less devices than Sling Orange + Blue

Channel count: Sling Orange + Blue has 35 channels more than Frndly TV

Sling Orange + Blue's lineup includes 50 channels whereas Frndly TV has only 15 channels. Getting a subscription to Sling Orange + Blue will give you access to 35 more channels than Frndly TV. That's quite a bit of channels.

Trial: Sling Orange + Blue offers a trial

Sling Orange + Blue has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

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Trial: Frndly TV offers a trial

Frndly TV has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

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Sling Orange + Blue's specialty

The specialties of Sling Orange + Blue are: Lifestyle, News, Sports.

Frndly TV's specialty

The specialties of Frndly TV are: Family.

Line-up: Channels on Sling Orange + Blue and not Frndly TV

The channels that Sling Orange + Blue has and which are not available on Frndly TV:

  • A&E
  • AMC
  • AXS TV
  • BBC America
  • BET
  • Bloomberg
  • Bravo
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cheddar
  • CNN
  • Comedy Central
  • Comet
  • Discovery Channel
  • Disney Channel
  • E!
  • EPIX Drive-In
  • ESPN
  • ESPN2
  • ESPN3
  • Food Network
  • FOX (select markets)
  • Fox News Channel
  • Fox Sports 1 (FS1)
  • Freeform
  • Fuse
  • FX
  • HGTV
  • History
  • HLN
  • IFC
  • Investigation Discovery (ID)
  • Lifetime
  • Local Now
  • MotorTrend
  • MSNBC
  • National Geographic
  • NBC (select markets)
  • NBCSN
  • Newsy
  • NFL Network
  • Nick Jr.
  • Stadium
  • SYFY
  • TBS
  • TLC
  • TNT
  • Travel Channel
  • truTV
  • USA
  • Vice

Line-up: Channels on Frndly TV and not Sling Orange + Blue

The channels that Frndly TV has which are not available on Sling Orange + Blue:

  • BabyFirst TV
  • CuriosityStream
  • Game Show Network
  • Hallmark Channel
  • Hallmark Drama
  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • INSP
  • Light TV
  • Outdoor Channel
  • PixL
  • QVC
  • Sportsman Channel
  • The Weather Channel
  • UPtv
  • World Fishing Network

Line-up: Channels on both Frndly TV and Sling Orange + Blue

The channels that are available on both Frndly TV and Sling Orange + Blue are:

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