CBS launches its personal TV-streaming service for $6 a month
Lower than a day after HBO lastly promised to let customers reduce out the intermediary, CBS has determined to do the identical. The corporate is launching CBS All Entry, which fees $6 a month to stream new episodes of its exhibits the day after broadcast. You’ll stream 15 of its prime-time exhibits on this means, together with huge hits like NCIS and The Massive Bang Concept in addition to 6,500 episodes of basic TV from the CBS again catalog as a sweetener. That’ll allow you to binge down on basic exhibits like, uhm, MacGyver and I Love Lucy every time and wherever you need. The platform may even allow you to observe the stay streams from the Huge Brother home when that present returns subsequent yr, which looks like an sufficient apology after CBS helped kill off Aereo.
There are a couple of caveats that we in all probability ought to point out. First up, you will not have the ability to reside stream the Sunday and Thursday NFL video games, as CBS does not personal the rights to these video games. Second, you will solely have the ability to view the streams in case you reside in an space the place CBS owns the native affiliate, like in New York and Los Angeles. Thirdly, regardless that you are truly paying for the service, you are still going to have to take a seat by way of business breaks, as a result of, guys, that is CBS we’re speaking about right here. Nonetheless, in the event you like your exhibits to function tons of people that was massive names staring glumly at corpses, or the adventures of the boyfriend from Roseanne now that he is a scientist, or Magnum PI as a policeman, then you possibly can snag every week’s free trial down on the supply.