DIRECTV NOW Full Channel Lineup

Every Channel Available on DIRECTV NOW

DIRECTV NOW offers four different channel packages — Live a Little, Just Right, Go Big, and Gotta Have It — ranging from $35 to $70 per month. Their Live a Little has the best channel selection of any Live TV Streaming providers offering live locals and 34 of the Top 35 cable channels.

You can watch on major streaming devices including Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, iOS, and Android. We detail every channel that DIRECTV NOW currently offers as part of their streaming service to watch live TV online.

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DIRECTV NOW Channels

Local Channels

All DIRECTV NOW plans offer the same set of local channels, including CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC, CW, Telemundo, and Univision. This means that even if you can’t get a good signal with your OTA antenna, you can watch your favorite network TV shows.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
ABC
CBS
Fox
NBC
Telemundo
The CW
Univision

Live local channels are available only in certain markets, but this includes most top 100 cities. However, on demand content is available in all areas the following day.

Local Channel Restrictions

You can only access local channels and regional sports networks when you are in your home market. For example, if you live in San Francisco and travel to New York, you will not be able to stream any local channels or RSNs.

Popular Local Markets

These are all the popular markets that have live local channels on DIRECTV NOW.

Top Cable Channels

DIRECTV NOW offers the most comprehensive selection of top cable channels. The “Live a Little” base plan offers 34 of top 35 cable channels (one exception, OWN, is available on all of tiers).

The top 35 cable channels are listed below.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
A&E
AMC
Animal Planet
BET
Bravo
Cartoon Network
CNN
Comedy Central
Discovery
Disney Channel
E!
ESPN
Food Network
Fox News
Fox Sports 1
Freeform
FX
FXX
Hallmark
HGTV
History
Investigation Discovery
Lifetime
MSNBC
MTV
Nickelodeon
OWN -
Paramount Network
Syfy
TBS
TLC
TNT
truTV
USA Network
VH1

Sports Channels

National Sports Channels

Even on the base tier, DIRECTV NOW includes national sports channels like ESPN, FS1, NBCSN, TBS, and TNT. You’ll be able to watch national NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and College Sports.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
ESPN
ESPN2
Fox Sports 1
Fox Sports 2 - -
NBC Sports Network
TBS
TNT

Regional Sports Networks (RSNs)

You will need to upgrade to at least the $50 “Just Right” plan to get access to regional sports networks (RSNs), which are generally from Fox and NBC.

For the New York market, they are only one of two providers that offer streaming of MSG, MSG+, SNY, and YES Network. This means you can watch the New York Yankees, New York Mets, New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres games.

The RSNs you will be able to watch depends on your Zip Code. You should be able to watch it if it’s offered by your local cable operator and is available on DIRECTV NOW.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
Altitude - - - -
AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh - - - -
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain - - - -
AT&T SportsNet Southwest - - - -
Fox Sports Arizona -
Fox Sports Carolinas - - - -
Fox Sports Detroit -
Fox Sports Florida -
Fox Sports Indiana - - - -
Fox Sports Kansas City - - - -
Fox Sports Midwest -
Fox Sports New Orleans - - - -
Fox Sports North -
Fox Sports Ohio -
Fox Sports Oklahoma -
Fox Sports Prime Ticket -
Fox Sports San Diego -
Fox Sports South -
Fox Sports Southeast -
Fox Sports Southwest -
Fox Sports Sun -
Fox Sports Tennessee - - - -
Fox Sports West -
Fox Sports Wisconsin -
MASN - - - -
MSG -
MSG+ -
NBC Sports Bay Area -
NBC Sports Boston -
NBC Sports California -
NBC Sports Chicago -
NBC Sports Northwest - - - -
NBC Sports Philadelphia - - - -
NBC Sports Philadelphia+ - - - -
NBC Sports Washington -
NBC Sports Washington+ - - - -
NESN - - - -
Root Sports Northwest - - - -
Spectrum SportsNet LA - - - -
SportsNet NY -
SportsTime Ohio -
YES Network -

Pro Sports

MLB Network is available on the $50 “Just Right” plan and above. NBA TV and NHL Network are only available on the top two plans: $60 “Go Big” and $70 “Gotta Have It”.

Unlike DIRECTV’s satellite service, the DIRECTV NOW streaming service does not offer NFL Network, NFL Sunday Ticket, or RedZone Channel.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
MLB Network -
NBA TV - -
NFL Network - - - -
NFL RedZone - - - -
NHL Network - -

College Sports

Big Ten Network, ESPNU, and SEC Network are available on the $50 “Just Right” plan and above. DIRECTV NOW does not offer Pac-12 Network.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
ACC Network Extra
Big Ten Network -
CBS Sports Network - -
ESPNU -
Fox College Sports - - - -
Longhorn Network - - - -
Pac-12 Network - - - -
SEC Network -

Other Sports Channels

ESPNEWS and Tennis Channel are available on the $50 “Just Right” plan and above, whereas Golf Channel and Olympic Channel are on the $60 “Go Big” plan and above.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
beIN Sports - - - -
Eleven Sports - - - -
ESPNEWS -
Fox Soccer Plus - - - -
Golf Channel - -
Olympic Channel - -
Tennis Channel -

Premium Channels

HBO is only $5 for DIRECTV NOW subscribers or free if you’re an AT&T Unlimited Plus wireless subscriber. You can also add Cinemax $5, Showtime $8, and Starz $8 to any DIRECTV NOW plan.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
Cinemax ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $5
EPIX - - - -
HBO ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $5
Showtime ^ $8 ^ $8 ^ $8 ^ $8
Starz ^ $8 ^ $8 ^ $8 ^ $8

All Channels

Here is a list of every channel offered on DIRECTV NOW Live a Little, Just Right, Go Big, and Gotta Have It.

“Live a Little” “Just Right” “Go Big” “Gotta Have It”
Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$35 $50 $60 $70
A&E
ABC
ACC Network Extra
Afro - - - -
Altitude - - - -
AMC
American Heroes - -
Animal Planet
AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh - - - -
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain - - - -
AT&T SportsNet Southwest - - - -
Audience
AXS TV
Baby First
BBC America
BBC World News - -
beIN Sports - - - -
BET
Big Ten Network -
Bloomberg TV
Boomerang - - -
Bravo
Cartoon Network
CBS
CBS Sports Network - -
Cheddar - - - -
Cheddar Big News - - - -
Chiller - - -
Cinemax ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $5
CMT
CNBC
CNBC World -
CNN
Comedy Central
Cooking Channel -
CSPAN
CSPAN 2
Destination America - -
Discovery
Discovery Family - -
Discovery Life - -
Disney Channel
Disney Junior
Disney XD
DIY - -
E!
El Rey Network - - -
Eleven Sports - - - -
EPIX - - - -
ESPN
ESPN Bases Loaded - - - -
ESPN Buzzer Beater - - - -
ESPN Deportes - - - -
ESPN Goal Line - - - -
ESPN2
ESPN3
ESPNEWS -
ESPNU -
Food Network
Fox
Fox Business Network
Fox College Sports - - - -
Fox News
Fox Soccer Plus - - - -
Fox Sports 1
Fox Sports 2 - -
Fox Sports Arizona -
Fox Sports Carolinas - - - -
Fox Sports Detroit -
Fox Sports Florida -
Fox Sports Indiana - - - -
Fox Sports Kansas City - - - -
Fox Sports Midwest -
Fox Sports New Orleans - - - -
Fox Sports North -
Fox Sports Ohio -
Fox Sports Oklahoma -
Fox Sports Prime Ticket -
Fox Sports San Diego -
Fox Sports South -
Fox Sports Southeast -
Fox Sports Southwest -
Fox Sports Sun -
Fox Sports Tennessee - - - -
Fox Sports West -
Fox Sports Wisconsin -
Freeform
Fuse -
Fusion -
FX
FXM - -
FXX
FYI - -
Galavision
Golf Channel - -
GSN -
Hallmark
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries - - -
HBO ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $5 ^ $5
HGTV
History
HLN
IFC -
Investigation Discovery
Lifetime
Lifetime Movie Network - -
LOGO - -
Longhorn Network - - - -
MASN - - - -
MGM-HD - - - -
MLB Network -
MLB Network Strike Zone - - - -
MSG -
MSG+ -
MSNBC
MTV
MTV Classic - -
MTV2
MyNetworkTV
Nat Geo Wild - -
National Geographic
NBA TV - -
NBC
NBC Sports Bay Area -
NBC Sports Boston -
NBC Sports California -
NBC Sports Chicago -
NBC Sports Network
NBC Sports Northwest - - - -
NBC Sports Philadelphia - - - -
NBC Sports Philadelphia+ - - - -
NBC Sports Washington -
NBC Sports Washington+ - - - -
NESN - - - -
NFL Network - - - -
NFL RedZone - - - -
NHL Network - -
Nick Jr.
Nickelodeon
Nicktoons -
Olympic Channel - -
Outside Television - - - -
OWN -
Oxygen - -
Pac-12 Network - - - -
Paramount Network
PBS - - - -
POP -
Revolt - -
RFD TV
Root Sports Northwest - - - -
RT - - - -
Science -
SEC Network -
Showtime ^ $8 ^ $8 ^ $8 ^ $8
Spectrum SportsNet LA - - - -
SportsNet NY -
SportsTime Ohio -
Starz ^ $8 ^ $8 ^ $8 ^ $8
Sundance Now - - - -
SundanceTV -
Syfy
TBS
TCM
TeenNick
Telemundo
Tennis Channel -
The CW
The Weather Channel -
TLC
TNT
Travel Channel -
truTV
TV Land
TVG - -
UniMás -
Universal HD - - - -
Universal Kids - -
Universo - -
Univision
Univision Deportes - - -
USA Network
Velocity
VH1
Viceland
WE tv
WeatherNation
YES Network -