Prices for streaming services have been on the rise lately.
Cord-cutters can always rely on discounts through bundles and annual plans to save a few bucks. In the run-up to Black Friday, Hulu, Paramount+, Peacock, Philo and Sling TV are all offering a steep discount.
This week is a good one for getting a deal on your favorite TV service for binge watching.
Hulu for $1.99
Hulu is discounting its ad-supported subscription to $1.99 per month for 12 months. The promo kicked off on Wednesday and lasts until Monday, November 28.
Hulu’s ad-supported streaming service usually costs $7.99 per month. Hulu’s ad-free plan is $14.99 per month. You can sign up for this deal if you are a new subscriber, and haven’t had a Hulu plan in more than a month.
Current standalone subscribers to Disney+ or ESPN+ are eligible for the Hulu deal as well.
After the 12-month promotion ends, your subscription will roll over to the full price of $7.99 per month. But you are able to cancel your Hulu subscription whenever you like.
Some of the most popular shows on Hulu include “The Handmaid’s Tale”, “The Kardashians”, and the latest season of “American Horror Story.”
Get Hulu for $1.99 for 12 months.
Paramount Plus for 50 percent off
A lot of people will be looking for a subscription for Paramount Plus now that “Top Gun: Maverick” is set to make its streaming debut there on Dec. 22.
A week before that, “Yellowstone” fans will be able to watch “1923”, the origin story of the Dutton family starring Harrison Ford.
The Essential plan for Paramount Plus usually costs $4.99 per month. Between now and November 28, you can get an annual subscription for 50 percent off. You just need to use the promo code: BFCM50 to get the deal.
Paramount Plus streams live NFL games from CBS, including the Thanksgiving Day game between the Bills and Lions. The on-demand content is from Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, CBS, MTV, BET and Smithsonian Channel.
Get Paramount+ for 50 percent off for 12 months.
Philo: 80 percent off for 1 month
Philo has been known as a cheap way to watch A&E, Paramount Network and the Hallmark Channel.
A subscription usually costs $25 per month. Between November 25 and November 30, customers can get an 80 percent discount for one-month of service. Use the promo code THANKS to get a month for service for $5 (plus taxes).
The live TV service has over 64 entertainment channels, unlimited DVR storage in the cloud, and a huge-on demand library.
Sling TV: Free Fire TV Stick Lite
Sling TV can be a great budget option for sports fans, and people who want live cable channels without a big monthly bill.
Between November 23 and November 27, subscribers can take advantage of two different deals.
Get a free Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite and $10 off for one month of Sling TV.
Peacock for 99 cents per month
Peacock streams blockbuster movies, live sports, and popular TV shows from NBC.
A subscription to the Premium plan costs $4.99 per month. Between now and November 28, you can get a subscription to Peacock for $99 cents per month for 12 months.
Premium plan subscribers get access to full seasons of popular TV shows including “Yellowstone” and “The Office”. You can also watch every Sunday Night Football game that airs on NBC. Peacock also streams live Notre Dame football games during the college football season.
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