Sling TV Releases New Interface on Xbox One, Partners with Microsoft for Pre-load

Mar 14, 2017 by Sling Staff

Working with our partners at Microsoft, we continue to make it easier than ever to start watching your favorite shows, movies, and sports on Sling TV. Today, we have two big updates:

New UI
Sling TV’s Xbox One user interface (UI) is getting a facelift! Available today, the latest update will give you a more personalized and customizable TV experience.

The new UI on Xbox One gives you the Sling TV experience you want. “My TV” is your new, personal home screen. From here, you can add your favorite networks to “My Channels” for one-click access to the networks you watch the most. We also make it easy to pick up where you left off watching with the “Continue Watching” ribbon. And, add your favorite shows, series, and movies for... Read More

Cricket Fans Can Now Catch VIVO Indian Premier League 2017 on Willow via Sling TV

Mar 10, 2017 by Sling Staff

Sling TV has always been the top destination for cricket matches and tournaments, and today through our partnership with Willow TV, our cricket offerings got even stronger. Willow, the leading provider of cricket in the U.S., recently acquired the exclusive media rights for the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017.

As cricket fans know, the IPL is a must-watch league, viewed by millions worldwide. When the season gets underway in April, we want to ensure Sling subscribers don’t miss a second of the action. We’re excited to announce special pricing of our new World Cricket standalone pack, which launches today and is priced at $10. Viewers can get six months of the package for one low payment of $40 or twelve months for $60. These packages include both Willow and... Read More

Watch Your Shows on Your Time with Sling TV Cloud DVR

Mar 09, 2017 by Ben Weinberger

We have some exciting news today for customers who watch Sling TV on Amazon Fire TVs, Fire TV Sticks and Fire tablets – you can now get 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage for $5 per month with any Sling TV subscription! Many of you have told us that Cloud DVR is a must-have for Sling TV, so beginning today we’re rolling out Cloud DVR “First Look,” a new program for Sling TV customers who use Amazon Fire TVs and Fire tablets, so you don’t have to miss a minute of your favorite show, series, movie or game.

Check out some of the features you can expect from our Cloud DVR:

• Watch anytime, anywhere – Record your favorites and watch whenever you want across all Amazon Fire TVs and... Read More

Nothing But Net: Watch College Basketball on Sling TV

Mar 06, 2017 by Ankit Bishnoi

March is upon us, which means one thing: it’s bracket season. Whether you’re a diehard college hoops fan or just filling out a bracket for the first time, we know next week is an exciting (and potentially excruciating) time for everyone. And with Sling TV, you can follow the action in your home, on-the-go or at work (we won’t tell!) beginning with this week’s conference tournaments, all the way through the regional finals. Plus, we’re offering Sling TV customers an additional 25% savings off an already discounted RCA antenna, which sets up quickly and easily to your television to receive all the broadcast games available in your area. Combined with your Sling TV subscription, you can get access to the national semi-finals and the championship game at a low... Read More

They’re coming! CSNs to Arrive by Opening Day

Mar 02, 2017 by Ankit Bishnoi

Spring is nearly here, and if you’re like me, that means you’re already thinking about baseball season. I know many of you are carefully considering how you’ll be watching your favorite team this season and others have asked specifically about NBC Regional Sports Networks (CSN) on Sling TV.

Today I’m happy to share that sports fans in the Bay Area, Sacramento, Chicago and Mid-Atlantic markets will have access to CSN programming by Major League Baseball’s 2017 Opening Day, April 2. Since we originally announced the coming addition of the CSNs, our team has continued to work closely with our programming partners to bring you these networks. We appreciate your continued support and patience while we worked to add CSN Bay Area, CSN California, CSN Chicago and CSN Mid-Atlantic.

When... Read More

Get More Extras for Less with Sling TV

Feb 24, 2017 by Glenn Eisen

At Sling TV, we’re all about choice, listening to our customers and giving them control over their entertainment experience. That’s why we were the first to deliver a new pay-TV model with no long-term contracts, no hidden fees, no cable guy, no credit checks and no useless channels. As we’ve grown, we’ve also seen our customers become more diverse in what they want from their TV. Some consumers want a skinny “bundle;” others want to pick and choose the specific channel genres like sports; while others want a true cable replacement service. The good news is all these consumer needs can be achieved with Sling TV and all at an industry-leading low price!

Most people tell us they don’t want the “big, bigger, biggest” bundles that come with old-TV packaging... Read More

The gifts don’t stop! Sling TV Gives Customers a Free Preview of STARZ This Weekend

Feb 22, 2017 by Ankit Bishnoi

Did you enjoy your HBO fix last weekend? Our free previews aren’t over quite yet! We’re continuing to celebrate our birthday month by giving Sling TV customers a free preview of our STARZ premium. Starting tomorrow, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 26, all Sling Orange and Sling Blue customers will have access to live and on-demand TV shows and movies from STARZ.

This weekend’s free preview means you can catch up on shows like The Missing and Black Sails, or binge watch the best shows you’ve never heard of, like Ash vs. Evil Dead and Party Down. When STARZ says it’s “obsessable,” they mean it! On the recommendation of a friend, I watched all 20 Party Down episodes in just two days.

The free preview will bring you a... Read More

The Birthday Celebration Continues with a FREE Preview of HBO on Sling TV

Feb 15, 2017 by Ankit Bishnoi

Last weekend, we kicked off our second birthday celebration with a free preview of Sling Orange for new customers (you’re welcome, The Walking Dead fans!). Now, we’re celebrating existing customers with a totally free preview of HBO on Sling TV. From tomorrow, Feb. 16 through Monday, Feb. 20, all Sling Orange and Sling Blue customers will receive access to live and on-demand premium content from HBO.

During the free preview, Sling TV customers can watch popular programming like Girls and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – if you missed out on these season premieres last Sunday, now is the perfect time to catch up. Plus, the free preview comes just in time for some highly-anticipated Feb. 19 series premieres, like Big Little Lies, starring Reese Witherspoon and... Read More

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