In a welcome move to cord cutters, starting Feb. 14, YouTube TV users will be able to stream TNT, Adult Swim, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, truTV, and Turner Classic Movies
, in addition to key existing channels like ESPN, ABC, USA, FX, Fox News, E!, and the CW among others. YouTube TV is also beefing up its sports offering. Users will be able to stream nationally televised NBA games, NBA All-Star weekend, NBA Playoff games, MLB Postseason games, the PGA Championship, and UEFA soccer. It is also adding NBA TV
, the league's 24-hour network, and MLB Network
owned by Major League Baseball.
Do all these added services come with a catch? Why yes, of course. Users have to sign up for YouTube TV before March 13 to get in at the current rate of $35 per month. After March 13, any new YouTube TV subscribers will pay $40 a month.
The new markets getting YouTube TV include: Lexington, Dayton, Honolulu, El Paso, Burlington, Plattsburgh, Richmond, Petersburg, Mobile, Syracuse, Champaign, Springfield, Columbia, Charleston, Harlingen, Wichita, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton.