Which streaming service is right for you? Comparison shop with our guide

Tracy Brown, Los Angeles Times on

Published in Entertainment News

The television landscape is set for a seismic shift in the coming months, with the arrival of new streaming platforms Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max and NBCUniversal's Peacock. These new options enter an already booming landscape, with established streamers like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and CBS All Access offering their own lineups of buzzy original series and libraries of binge-able favorites from years past.

Here's our one-stop comparison shopping guide to how the major streaming services stack up.


Bottom line: The streaming service trying to be everything to everybody

Price: The $12.99 per month standard plan allows for streaming on two different devices simultaneously and includes high-definition video when available. There is also a basic plan for $8.99 a month and a premium plan for $15.99 a month.

Launch date: Streaming since 2007


Back catalog titles: "Breaking Bad," "Mad Men," "Grey's Anatomy," "Schitt's Creek," "NCIS," future home of "Seinfeld" (2021)

Original series: "House of Cards," "Orange Is the New Black," "Stranger Things," "Black Mirror," "Big Mouth"

Amazon Prime Video

Bottom line: How about some TV to go with your free shipping?


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