With so many changes, additions and subtractions (ahem,) in the television landscape, viewers have more choices than ever. That means your streaming subscription budget is likely changing all the time, depending on which services are . And the competition for your eyes and dollars is fierce.
Your choices likely depend on which original shows and movies you want, how important a back catalog of older streaming TV shows is to you, whether you need to consider kids, roommates or sports fans — and your. Some of these services offer cheaper options (like ), while others come essentially free as part of a bundle (like ESPN Plus in the ). With in effect, options such as Prime Video and may be worth a second look.
We’ve reviewed each of these streaming services individually, and assigned numeric ratings based on content, app design and features and overall value. Certainly, some personal preferences regarding content mix influence our decisions, so note that if you love a specific show or style of show, you may have a different favorite.
With that in mind, here’s the list, ranked in order starting with the best streaming services first.