This is How Much Subscribing to All the Major TV Streaming Services Is Going to Cost You

October 31, 2019
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Streaming was once looked at as a cheaper alternative to cable, but with so many streaming services cropping up these days, staying on top of all the shows you want to watch is becoming pretty pricey. This week, Bloomberg correspondent Jon Erlichman totaled up what it would cost you every month to get Netflix, Hulu, Prime, Apple+, Disney+, HBO Max, and the streaming platforms now offered by CBS, Showtime and Starz. The grand total was $90.91 per month--but as Consequence of Sound points out, that's just the lower end of what you might pay. For example, the total doesn't include the niche horror service Shudder, which costs $4.99 per month. nor does it include the cost of an OTT service for live TV--such as YouTube TV, Sling, or Hulu Live--which typically go for around $49.99 per month. Meanwhile, NBCUniversal’s Peacock is expected to debut next year with exclusive streaming rights for shows like The Office and Parks and Rec. And if you’re a fan of a particular sport, expect to cough up roughly another $20 a month to access those games.