Amazon’s Fire TV streaming box has gained a new service: Hulu with Live TV. Back in May, Hulu’s new live television platform launched in beta on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Apple TV, and Xbox One. Now, that same beta program has landed on Amazon’s solution to a set-top-box.
Beginning today, Hulu’s new experience and Live TV service will be available on the Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick. Hulu viewers who watch on these devices will be upgraded to the newly revamped user interface and will now also have the option to subscribe to the Hulu with Live TV (beta) plan.
More details on the service can be found in our article regarding the launch of the service, but essentially Hulu with Live TV costs $39.99/month and gets you “more than 50 popular sports, news, entertainment and kids’ channels” from providers like Disney, Fox, CBS, and NBC. Add-ons like HBO and Showtime are also available for an added cost. As is usual with services like this, your current location may vary the type of content you can stream.
Hulu says they plan to roll out their live TV service out to more people and devices soon. you can send them feedback on the new service from this link.