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YouTube on Tuesday revealed a live, on-demand TV streaming service called YouTube TV.
The package, which is expected to launch this spring, will cost $35 for a family plan of up to six accounts or devices and include up to 40 channels. In addition to broadcast networks, the lineup will be made up of USA, FX, Freeform, ESPN, Fox Sports and more. Turner networks such as CNN, TBS or TNT do not appear to be part of the initial offering, nor do popular channels such as AMC, MTV or HGTV.
"There's no question that millennials love great TV content, but what we've seen is they don't want to watch it in the traditional setting," YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said today at a press event.
Any device with an internet connection would be able to access YouTube TV and even record unlimited programs. Some NFL games, however, may only be available on TV or desktop. Specifically, because of Verizon's NFL deal, NFL games will not be a part of YouTube TV's mobile offerings to Verizon customers.
As we previously reported, Hulu is also plotting a TV streaming service for sometime this year.
See the YouTube TV network lineup below.