The Best Live TV Streaming Service in Detroit, MI

Detroit, MI

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Our Pick

DIRECTV NOW

We recommend DIRECTV NOW for the Detroit, MI area. You will be able to watch local channels and 34 of the Top 35 Cable channels.

Local Channels

Local channel availability varies by service and location. Here’s a chart of available channels in the Detroit, MI area.

DIRECTV fuboTV Hulu Philo PS Vue Sling YouTube
$35–$70 $45 $40 $16 $40–$75 $20 $25 $35
ABC ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
CBS ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
Fox ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
NBC ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎

Sports Teams

Game availability can vary from game to game. We have schedules for your favorite teams.

Regional Sports Networks (RSNs)

RSN availability varies by service and location. Here’s a chart of available RSNs in the Detroit, MI area.

DIRECTV fuboTV Hulu Philo PS Vue Sling YouTube
$35–$70 $45 $40 $16 $40–$75 $20 $25 $35
Fox Sports Detroit ≥ $50 ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ≥ $45 ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎

Top Cable Channels

The DIRECTV NOW “Live a Little” $35 plan is by far the most comprehensive base plan of any of the services. It includes 34 of the top 35 cable channels (the one missing channel is OWN) and 45 of the top 50 overall channels.

DIRECTV fuboTV Hulu Philo PS Vue Sling YouTube
$35–$70 $45 $40 $16 $40–$75 $20 $25 $35
A&E ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎
AMC ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
Animal Planet ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎
BET ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎  $5 ⚫︎ ⚪︎
Bravo ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
Cartoon Network ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
CNN ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
Comedy Central ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎
Discovery ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎
Disney Channel ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
E! ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎  $5 ⚫︎
ESPN ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
Food Network ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎
Fox News ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
Fox Sports 1 ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
Freeform ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
FX ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
FXX ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
Hallmark ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ≥ $45  $5  $5 ⚪︎
HGTV ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎
History ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎
Investigation Discovery ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎
Lifetime ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎
MSNBC ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎  $5 ⚫︎
MTV ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎  $5  $5 ⚪︎
Nickelodeon ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎
OWN ≥ $50 ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎
Paramount Network ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎  $5  $5 ⚪︎
Syfy ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
TBS ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
TLC ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎
TNT ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
truTV ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎  $5 ⚫︎ ⚫︎
USA Network ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
VH1 ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎  $5  $5 ⚪︎

Sports Channels

Sports fans tend to have different needs; some want national sports channels like ESPN and TNT, but others want regional sports networks like YES Network and Comcast Sportsnet.

National Sports Channels

Most services include ESPN/ESPN2, NBCSN, FS1/FS2, TBS, and TNT in their basic packages. TBS and TNT are not offered by fuboTV or YouTube TV.

DIRECTV fuboTV Hulu Philo PS Vue Sling YouTube
$35–$70 $45 $40 $16 $40–$75 $20 $25 $35
ESPN ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
ESPN2 ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
Fox Sports 1 ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
Fox Sports 2 ≥ $60 ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
NBC Sports Network ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
TBS ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎
TNT ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚫︎

Pro Sports

Most services don’t offer pro sports networks in their base plan.

DIRECTV fuboTV Hulu Philo PS Vue Sling YouTube
$35–$70 $45 $40 $16 $40–$75 $20 $25 $35
MLB Network ≥ $50 ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ≥ $45 ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
NBA TV ≥ $60 ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ≥ $45  $5  $10 ⚫︎
NFL Network ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ≥ $45 ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎
NFL RedZone ⚪︎  $9 ⚪︎ ⚪︎  $10 ⚪︎  $10 ⚪︎
NHL Network ≥ $60 ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎  $5  $10 ⚪︎

Other Sports Channels

DIRECTV fuboTV Hulu Philo PS Vue Sling YouTube
$35–$70 $45 $40 $16 $40–$75 $20 $25 $35
beIN Sports ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎  $5  $10 ⚪︎
Eleven Sports ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ≥ $55 ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎
ESPNEWS ≥ $50 ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ≥ $45  $5 ⚪︎ ⚫︎
Fox Soccer Plus ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎  $15 ⚪︎ ⚪︎  $15
Golf Channel ≥ $60 ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ≥ $45 ⚪︎  $10 ⚫︎
Olympic Channel ≥ $60 ⚫︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚫︎
Tennis Channel ≥ $50 ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎

Premium Channels

Most of the streaming services offer premium channels like Cinemax, HBO, Showtime, and Starz as add-ons to your subscription.

DIRECTV fuboTV Hulu Philo PS Vue Sling YouTube
$35–$70 $45 $40 $16 $40–$75 $20 $25 $35
Cinemax  $5 ⚪︎  $9 ⚪︎  $15  $10  $10 ⚪︎
EPIX ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎  $5  $5 ⚪︎
HBO  $5 ⚪︎  $15 ⚪︎  $15 ($75)  $15  $15 ⚪︎
Showtime  $8 ⚪︎  $10 ⚪︎  $11 ($75)  $10  $10  $11
Starz  $8 ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎ ⚪︎  $9  $9 ⚪︎

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