PlayStation Vue Out Now In New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia

PlayStation Vue Out Now In New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia

Earlier today, Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel announced that PlayStation Vue in now available in New York City, Chicago, and Philadelphia on PS3 and PS4 consoles. This new service combines live and on-demand TV with a cloud based DVR that streams content to your console without the need for a dedicated cable subscription.

The service costs $49.99 a month and 85 channels are currently available for those who sign up today. Here is a quick overview of some of the networks that you have to choose from:

· CBS – On-demand prime-time programming will be available as well.

· Discovery Communications – Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, OWN: Oprah                  Winfrey Network, Velocity and 11 more brands.

· Fox – FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD. Additionally FOX Sports’ national and regional                    programming services – FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, BTN, Fox’s regional sports networks, including YES Network. Plus the            live linear signals of the Fox owned and operated broadcast television stations.

· Fox News Network – Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network.

· NBCUniversa l – Bravo, Chiller, Cloo, CNBC, CNBC World, E!, Esquire, Golf Channel, MSNBC, NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO,              Oxygen, Sprout, Syfy, Universal HD and USA.  NBC and Telemundo owned television stations, as well as multiple NBC Sports        Regional Networks.

· Scripps Networks Interactive – HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network and Cooking Channel.

· Turner Broadcasting –TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, CNN, CNN en Espanol, Boomerang, Turner Classic Movies         (TCM), HLN and truTV.

· Viacom – BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, TV Land, Spike, VH1 and more.

· AMC Networks – AMC, IFC, Sundance TV and WE TV (coming in April).

It is currently unclear when this service will be available everywhere else. It also will be interesting to see how PlayStation Vue ultimately impacts both Sony and cable providers if it proves to be a successful venture.

Are any of you planning on trying out PlayStation Vue when it comes to your state or region? Please feel free to let us know in the comments section below.

Source: PlayStation Blog

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