Frequently Asked Questions

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What channels are available on PlayStation™Vue?

PlayStation™Vue currently carries a rich lineup of local, broadcast, live sports online, and On Demand channels from top network groups including Disney-ABC, AMC, CBS, Discovery, Fox, NBCUniversal, Scripps, and Turner.

All multi-channel plans include AMC, Animal Planet, BabyFirst, BBC America, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNBC, CNN, Discovery, FS1, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, Food Network, Fox Business, Fox News Channel, FREEFORM, FX, FXX, HGTV, HLN, Investigation Discovery, msnbc, National Geographic, NBCSN, OWN, Oxygen, Syfy, TBS, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, truTV, and USA. Additional channels are available based on location and plan.

Some channel availability will vary depending on your location and zip code. In some zip codes, live-broadcast feeds for ABC, CBS, FOX, and/or NBC are not available on PlayStation™Vue. ABC, FOX, and NBC offer an alternative On Demand version of the channel(s) instead, with catalogs of top programming for the channel. CBS does not offer an alternative On Demand version of its channel in zip codes where live programming is not available. On Demand versions of ABC, FOX, and NBC do not air live sports games. Check which broadcast channels are available live or On Demand in your area by clicking the channel button at PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

PlayStation™Vue offers four main plans with a variety of live sports, movies, news, and lifestyle channels. Premium channels can be added to existing packages, or purchased on their own. See more about PS Vue standalone channels.

For more information on channel and plan availability for your location, please visit PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

Have you added any channels to the lineup recently?

Yes! Here are some recent additions:

  • ABC News Live added to Access and above
ABC-affiliated local broadcast channels (click to expand locations):*
  • San Angelo, TX (KTXS 12 ABC)
FOX-affiliated local broadcast channels (click to expand locations)*:
  • Lubbock, TX (KJTV FOX 34)
NBC-affiliated local broadcast channels (click to expand locations)*:
  • Charlottesville, VA (WVIR)

*PS Vue DVR restrictions apply.

For more information on channel and plan availability for your location, visit PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

Can I watch sports on PlayStation™Vue?

Absolutely. PlayStation™Vue offers many popular local and national sports channels that vary by location. You can watch sports online or streaming sports on your favorite devices.

  • Broadcast, cable, and regional sports networks provide sports programming in participating regions with differing availability through Access, Core, Elite, and Ultra plans of PlayStation™Vue. Your local regional sports networks can be watched from anywhere in the country, as long as you’ve signed into PlayStation™Vue at least once from the zip code you entered when you subscribed.
  • Premium sports content is available through SHOWTIME and FOX Soccer Plus. SHOWTIME is included in the Ultra plan, and may also be subscribed to on its own. FOX Soccer Plus may be subscribed to on its own.
  • CBS Sports Network, ESPN channels, NFL Network, MLB Network, NBA TV, Big Ten Network (BTN), and Eleven Sports are accessible with differing availability through Access, Core, Elite, and Ultra plans of PlayStation™Vue.
  • NFL RedZone and 10+ other sports channels are available in the Sports Pack. The Sports Pack can be added-on to a Core, Elite, or Ultra plan. Learn more about the PS Vue Sports Pack.


Please note that team-specific coverage will vary depending on your location, zip code, and your chosen plan.

Sports games airing on broadcast channels (ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC) are only available on the local live broadcast versions of these channels. Live broadcast stations are not available in all locations; some locations have On Demand versions. On Demand versions of these channels do not air live sports games. Check which broadcast channels are available live or On Demand in your area by clicking the channel button at PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

Learn more about PS Vue live streaming sports.

Note: Local and regional sports programming will vary by location and zip code. Some sports programming subject to PS Vue blackout restrictions.

Can I watch NFL or college football on PlayStation™Vue?

Definitely! Both NFL and college football can both be watched on PlayStation™Vue.

NFL

  • NFL games air on several live channels, including NFL Network, NBC, FOX, CBS, and ESPN.
  • For markets with only FOX On Demand and/or NBC On Demand channels, PlayStation™Vue subscribers will not receive access to NFL games on those channels.
  • Individual game availability depends on your location and channel lineup and are subject to PS Vue blackout restrictions.


Sports games airing on broadcast channels (ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC) are only available on the local live broadcast versions of these channels. Live broadcast stations are not available in all locations; some locations have On Demand versions. On Demand versions of these channels do not air live sports games. Check which broadcast channels are available live or On Demand in your area by clicking the channel button at PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

In some cases, select games may be available by authenticating with your PSN ID to a network’s "TV Everywhere" app. See PS Vue's TV Everwhere apps section for more information.


NFL Network

NFL Network is a channel included in Core, Elite, and Ultra multi-channel plans at no added cost. Select games are subject to PS Vue blackout restrictions in markets that do not carry live CBS or NBC channels.


College Football

  • College football games are aired on many live channels, including ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and cable channels including ESPN and many of the ESPN family of networks, as well as FS1, Big Ten Network and local regional sports networks. (NOTE:  CBS blacks out most SEC games.)
  • SEC Network is available in certain PlayStation™Vue markets.
  • Longhorn Network, a number of NBC regional sports networks, and more are available in the PS Vue Sports Pack.
  • Note:  For markets with only ABC On Demand, FOX On Demand, and NBC On Demand channels, PlayStation™Vue subscribers will not receive access to live college football games on those channels.

Individual game availability will depend on your location and channel lineup and are subject to PS Vue blackout restrictions.

Sports games airing on broadcast channels (ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC) are only available on the local live broadcast versions of these channels. Not all locations have all broadcast channels available live; some locations have On Demand versions. On Demand versions of these channels do not air live sports games. Check which broadcast channels are available live or On Demand in your area by clicking the channel button at PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

In some cases, select games may be available by authenticating with your PSN ID to a network’s "TV Everywhere" app. See PS Vue's TV Everywhere apps section for more information.

Does PlayStation™Vue offer any channels that can be subscribed to on their own?

Yes! In addition to multi-channel plans, PlayStation™Vue offers channels you can subscribe to individually. Some of these channels are “standalone” and can be purchased on their own either as an addition to a multi-channel plan or on their own. Other channels are “add-ons” and can only be purchased as an addition to a multi-channel plan.

If you already subscribe to PlayStation™Vue, you can easily purchase an individual or add-on channel by modifying your PS Vue subscription. New to PlayStation™Vue? Get started at PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

Available standalone channels include:

  • HBO®: includes both East and West feeds and access to the HBO Now app (note:  access to HBO Go is not included).
  • * SHOWTIME®: includes both East and West feeds and access to the SHOWTIME ANYTIME app.
  • Cinemax:  includes both East and West feeds
  • * HBO® MAX® Pack: HBO® and Cinemax
  • * Premium Pack: SHOWTIME® and EPIX® Hits
  • * FOX Soccer Plus: soccer and international sports including exclusive match content from prominent and high profile soccer competitions such as Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, England’s FA Cup and UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying. (Note – access to the FOX Soccer 2GO app is not included.)
  • * Hi-Yah!: Martial arts and Asian action movies
  • CuriosityStream: Thousands of documentaries and shows covering history, science, tech, and more.

The PS Vue free trial length for standalone channels is seven days.** For pricing and to subscribe, visit PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

Available add-on channels and bundles include:

  • EPIX® Hits: Huge Hollywood hits, original series, exclusive concert events, comedy specials, and Championship Boxing. To add on EPIX® Hits, you must have an Access or Core subscription. EPIX® Hits is included at no extra charge in the Elite and Ultra packages. EPIX® Hits can also be purchased bundled with SHOWTIME® in the Premium Pack. 
  • * Español Pack, which includes:
    • BabyTV
    • beIN Sports Español
    • CINE SONY
    • CNN Español
    • Discovery en Español
    • Discovery Familia
    • FOX Deportes (note: FOX Deportes is automatically included in Elite and Ultra at no added cost)
    • FOX Life
    • Nat Geo Mundo
    • Universo
    • You must have a multi-channel plan subscription to add on the Español Pack.

  • Sports Pack: To add on Sports Pack, you must have a Core, Elite, or Ultra subscription. Channels in the Sports Pack include:
    • beIN Sports Español
    • Eleven Sports
    • ESPN Bases Loaded (Fri, Sat, Sun 1PM-11PM ET late May – early June)
    • ESPN Goal Line (Saturdays 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM ET late Aug – late Nov)
      Note: The channels ESPN Bases Loaded and ESPN Goal Line switch seasonally, such that each will only appear in the guide during their respective active programming season.
    • ESPN Classic (On Demand channel)
    • FOX College Sports Atlantic
    • FOX College Sports Central
    • FOX College Sports Pacific
    • FOX regional sports networks (out-of-market feeds):
      • FOX Sports Arizona
      • FOX Sports Detroit
      • FOX Sports Florida
      • FOX Sports Midwest
      • FOX Sports North
      • FOX Sports Ohio
      • FOX Sports Prime Ticket
      • FOX Sports San Diego
      • FOX Sports South
      • FOX Sports Southeast
      • FOX Sports Southwest
      • FOX Sports Sun
      • FOX Sports West
      • FOX Sports Wisconsin
      • SportsTime Ohio
      • YES Network
        Note: Live games outside your home area may be subject to blackouts or alternative programming, but some pre- and post-game coverage will be available. If any of the regional FOX Sports or NBC Sports networks are included in your Core, Elite, or Ultra plan, you will receive the local feed for that channel(s), with fewer live game blackouts.
    • GINX Esports TV
    • Longhorn Network
    • MLB Network Strike Zone (Tue & Fri prime time ET during the regular MLB season)
    • NBCUniversal regional sports networks (out-of-market feeds):
      • NBC Sports Bay Area
      • NBC Sports Boston
      • NBC Sports California
      • NBC Sports Chicago
      • NBC Sports Northwest
      • NBC Sports Philadelphia
      • NBC Sports Washington
      • Note: Live games outside your home area may be subject to blackouts or alternative programming, but some pre- and post-game coverage will be available. If any of the regional FOX Sports or NBC Sports networks are included in your Core, Elite, or Ultra plan, you will receive the local feed for that channel(s), with fewer live game blackouts.

    • NFL RedZone (preseason Aug 26 7:30 PM ET – 10:30 PM ET; regular season Sundays 1 PM ET – 8 PM ET Sept – Dec)
    • Outside TV
    • Stadium channels (mid-August to late May):
      • Stadium 1
      • Stadium 2
      • Stadium 3

 

For pricing and to subscribe, visit PS Vue live streaming TV plans.

* Discount available for PlayStation®Plus members. If you purchase an individual channel subscription(s) as a PlayStation®Plus member and subsequently cancel your PlayStation®Plus subscription, your PlayStation®Plus discount is valid until the end of that billing cycle, at which point your subscription to the channel(s) will billed at the full price. You may renew your PS Plus subscription to again subscribe to the channel(s) at the discounted price.

** One free trial per customer is available for the Ultra plan, Elite plan, Core plan, or Access plan, and for each qualifying add-on and Standalone channels. A credit card is required to begin a free trial, although you will not be charged during the trial period. If you do not cancel before the end of a free trial, a paid subscription will begin automatically, and you will be charged the then-prevailing fee for your chosen plan each month until you cancel. To cancel a subscription on PS4™ and PS3™ consoles or on Amazon Fire TV devices, go to [Settings] in the PS Vue app, select ‘Subscription’, and click ‘Unsubscribe’; on Android mobile devices or on the web, login at psvue.com/subscription and select 'Manage Subscription' (this may be inside a Settings menu), and scroll down to/click 'Cancel Subscription' (this may be under a 'Subscription Summary' header); or call 877-883-7669. If you cancel a multi-channel plan subscription, your add-on channel product subscription(s), if any, will also be canceled. There are no penalties for cancellation and you may cancel at any time, though refunds will not be given. Subscription charges will be deducted from your PlayStation™wallet (or your default payment method, if your wallet has insufficient funds), or via an alternative payment method (e.g., Amazon Pay) if you sign up to pay via such method.