Read our DirecTV Now information guide below and learn about the internet television service from DirecTV today, including price, channels, features, advantages, and more.

The DirecTV Now information below includes all of the basic information for prospective buyers and users of DirecTV Now. It’s designed to give you some basic information and tips to get you started into DirecTV Now and what the service offers.

DirecTV Now information

Service Name: DirecTV Now
Parent Company: DirecTV
Date Launched: November 30th, 2016
Number of Current Users: 400,000
Packages: Playstation Vue has 4 different packages (Live A Little, Just Right, Go Big, and Gotta Have It), plus the ability to add HBO, Cinemax, or Starz to any package. NBC, ABC, and Fox support is dependent on regional availability
DVR Capabilities: No
Available Apps: Windows, Mac, iOS, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV & Fire Stick, Chromecast, Roku (new)
Direct Sign Up Link: Click here to visit the DirecTV Now website
Other Information: DirecTV now is owned by AT&T, so AT&T Wireless customers can stream DirecTV Now without adding to their monthly data charges.

DirecTV Now Information – Basic Channel List: 

Live A Little – $35 – A&E, AMC, Animal Planet, Audience, AXS TV, BBC America, BET, Bloomberg TV, Bravo, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, CMT, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Central, CSPAN, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN 2, Food Network, Fox Business, Fox News, Fox Sports 1, Freeform, FX, FXX, Galavision, Hallmark, HGTV, History, HLN, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic, Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, RFD TV, Spike, Syfy, TBS, TCM, Teen Nick, Telemundo, The Weather Channel, TLC, TNT, truTV, TV Land, Univision, USA Network, Velocity HD, VH1, Viceland, WE tv, and WeatherNation.

Just Right – $50 – Live a Little + Regional sports networks in select markets + BTN, CNBC World, Comedy.TV, Cooking Channel, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, Fox Sports Prime Ticket, Fuse, Fusion, GSN, IFC, JusticeCentral.TV, LMN, Longhorn Network, MLB Network, NBC Sports Network, OWN, Oxygen, Science, SEC Network, Travel Channel, and Univision Mas.

Go Big – $60 – Live a Little + Just Right + American Heroes, BBC World News, Centric, Destination America, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, DIY, Fox Sports 2, FXM, FYI, Golf Channel, LOGO, MTV Classic, Nat Geo Wild, NBA TV, NHL Network, Revolt, Sprout, Sundance TV, Tennis Channel, and TVG.

Gotta Have It – $70 – Live a Little + Just Right + Go Big + Boomerang, Chiller, Cloo, El Rey, Starz Encore (8 channels), & Univision Deportes,  

DirecTV Now Information – Addon Channel Packages

In addition to the packages above, check out bonus channels you can add on to your DirecTV Now service:

  • HBO (live + HBO On Demand) – $5 per month
  • Cinemax (live + On Demand) – $5 per month

Worth noting, HBO and Cinemax are offered as add-ons to the DirecTV Now service for only $5 per month, cheaper than other internet television services which offer it for $8-$11.


DirecTV Now – Fox, NBC, ABC Channels

  • FOX – available live in select markets, mostly in bigger cities.
    • FOX next-day, on-demand streaming is available nationwide
  • NBC – available in select markets, mostly in bigger cities
    • NBC next-day, on-demand streaming is available nationwide
  • ABC – available in select markets, mostly in bigger cities
    • ABC next-day, on-demand streaming is available nationwide.

For a complete listing of what channels are available in your city, click here to visit DirecTV Now’s channel lookup tool.


Hopefully that gives you a good idea about what is included in DirecTV Now at a basic level. Keep checking our home page for more detailed DirecTV Now information in the future.